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Car Maintenance

Learn more about car maintenance, an important consideration when buying a new or used vehicle

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Buying a Used Car: Check the Maintenance Costs Before You Buy Before buying a used car, you'll want to check out what it costs to maintain it, or you could be in for a big surprise.
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Buying a Car: How Much Should You Budget for Maintenance and Repairs? We're helping you understand how much maintenance and repairs will cost in your next vehicle.
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Hidden Costs of Buying a Used Car: Maintenance To ensure your used car provides maximum value, consider insurance, fuel economy and repairs.
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Volvo's Warranty for Certified Pre-Owned Goes 100,000 Miles Volvo now offers a factory scheduled maintenance program for its CPO vehicles: Protection Plus+.
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October perfect (no excuses, please) for car check Any time is a good time to devote some attention to the safety of your family car, truck, or sport-utility vehicle. ...
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Auto Repair Stores Call Vacant Dealerships Home Many auto repair stores and used car dealerships are moving in to spaces once occupied by new car dealers.
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Top 5 Reasons Your "Check Engine" Light Is On Have a "Check Engine" light on? Chances are it won't cost a fortune to fix whatever's wrong.
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Put air conditioning in autumn check Perform a maintenance check on your car using these tips from the second of a three-part series on doing your own ...

Engine Maintenance Advice The attention a car's engine receives can make or break the car's value when it comes time for trade-in or resale. ...

Interior Maintenance Advice Your car interior needs the same treatment you give the inside of your home. Regular cleaning and the use of ...
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Kia Optima will be Made in America The much-acclaimed Kia Optima mid-size sedan will soon be an American-made car.
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2005-2010 Chrysler 300 - Used Car Video Review In the classic tradition of the big American car, the Chrysler 300 is safe, roomy and powerful at an affordable price.

2002-2005 Audi A4 - Used Car Video Review The Audi A4 is acclaimed for its styling, performance and available all-wheel drive, but be wary of cars with the CVT ...

2006-2009 Ford Explorer - Used Car Video Review For its fourth generation the popular Ford Explorer SUV was completely redesigned with a roomier, more refined interior.
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EPA Rolls Out Used Car MPG Window Stickers Used car sellers can now show off the mileage of their car, thanks to informative new EPA labels.
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Top Smart Phone Apps for Drivers Just in time for the holidays, the top car and travel related apps to fuel your smartphone addiction.
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General Motors Recalls 100,000 Vehicles General Motors recalls 100,000 vehicles in North America because of three possible defects.
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Jeep Rolls Out New Compass - On Sale This Month Grand Cherokee-inspired design and a host of other revisions mark 2011 for Jeep's smallest SUV.
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This Year, Hyundai Hits a Half-Million After 25 years in America, Hyundai can finally boast 500,000 sales in one year.

Exterior Maintenance Advice Here are some ways to protect your car's exterior--and it's resale or trade-in value.

2003-2007 Honda Accord - Used Car Video Review The Honda Accord has a well-earned reputation for reliability, but that peace of mind comes at a higher price than ...
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Car Repair: AAA Says One in Three Drivers Can't Pay for Average Fix AAA reports one in three owners doesn't have a mechanic, neglects recommended maintenance and doesn't have the cash ...
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Do You Need to Service Your Car at the Dealership to Keep Your Warranty Valid? Will you void your warranty if you bring in your car for service somewhere besides the dealer? Here's the answer.

10 Tips to Maintain Your Car's Value These 10 tips can save your car from wear and tear--and preserve the car's value when you trade or sell it.

A Winterizing Checklist for Your Car Need to winterize your car but unsure what to do? Check out MSN Autos' Winterizing Checklist of essential tips.
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