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Jun 22, 2020, 11:16 ET Keeping Car Clean Protects Vehicle Investment

Keeping your vehicle clean inside and out can pay big dividends when it comes to maintaining its long-term value. The non-profit Car Care Council...


May 18, 2020, 12:23 ET Your Nose Knows: Six Vehicle Warning Signs You Can Smell

Most vehicles start out with a "new car smell," but there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore. Identifying these suspect...


May 05, 2020, 12:50 ET Check Engine Light On? Could Be A Faulty O2 Sensor

According to the annual CarMD® Vehicle Health Index™ one of the most common check engine light repairs is replacing the oxygen sensor. This...


Apr 09, 2020, 12:52 ET Keep Maintaining Your Vehicle Even If It Sits Idle

With a majority of vehicle owners living in areas of the country that have stay-at-home orders, many vehicles may be sitting idle for days or weeks...


Apr 01, 2020, 12:05 ET Observe National Car Care Month with a Driveway Vehicle Check

National Car Care Month in April is the perfect time for simple driveway car care to make sure your vehicle is operating safely and dependably for...


Mar 10, 2020, 13:38 ET The Pitfalls of Potholes: Look for the Warning Signs of Vehicle Damage

Drivers who live in cold and wet climates are all too familiar with what happens to roadways when the ice begins to thaw or flooding occurs. Potholes ...


Feb 04, 2020, 14:06 ET Avoid Car Trouble with a Belt Check

You may not see them, or know much about them, but engine belts are always working to keep your vehicle moving. Losing a belt can mean immediate...


Jan 07, 2020, 11:44 ET Car Care Council Urges Commuters to Maintain a Healthy Work-Drive Balance

Commutes to work are longer than ever, according to the most recent U.S. Census, with the average commute time up 20 percent since the Census began...


Dec 10, 2019, 11:05 ET Car Care for Christmas: Go the Extra Mile for a Driver in Your Life

In the era of online shopping when countless holiday gifts are available at the click of a button, putting in a little extra time and legwork can...


Nov 20, 2019, 11:28 ET Don't Let Your Car Gobble up Your Hard-Earned Money

While you're busy preparing for another holiday season, don't let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care almost always means much higher...


Nov 12, 2019, 12:46 ET Arctic Blast Wake-Up Call: Winterize Your Vehicle Now

The recent record cold weather in a large part of the country should be a wake-up call to motorists who have not yet winterized their vehicles, warns ...


Oct 01, 2019, 11:56 ET See How #CarCare Saves You Money

A new video from the Car Care Council, entitled "Auto Care Goes a Long Way," shows how vehicle owners can save money with some simple preventative...


Sep 24, 2019, 13:38 ET How to Tell if Flood Water Has Damaged Your Vehicle

Severe weather, unprecedented rainfall and flooding have taken their toll on car owners. Many in the affected areas have driven through high water...


Sep 10, 2019, 11:11 ET Take Action to Reduce Effects of Severe Driving

Are you a severe driver? Normal driving is defined as steady driving in non-extreme weather or environments, so for most motorists today, being a...


Aug 26, 2019, 10:00 ET Preventative Maintenance More Important As Vehicles Age

The average age of vehicles on the road is rising, and as cars get older, they need more service and repair. The non-profit Car Care Council...


Aug 13, 2019, 12:52 ET Getting Your Car Ready for School

It's back-to-school time and the Car Care Council wants to help families get their vehicles ready for car pools, playdates, soccer games and more. An ...


Jul 30, 2019, 15:16 ET New 'Cool' Consumer Education Campaign Launched in California

The non-profit Car Care Council has launched a new consumer education campaign in California to remind automotive do-it-yourselfers who recharged...


Jul 30, 2019, 11:58 ET Four Steps for Sending Your Car Away to College

Seeing your child off to college is an emotional transition, especially if they are going far away from home. Sending them away in the family vehicle ...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:27 ET Spark Plugs Need to Be Replaced Periodically

That little engine part called the spark plug performs a huge job in delivering a vehicle's power, performance, dependability and fuel efficiency...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:10 ET Pre-Trip Check Helps Avoid Road Trip Breakdown

School's out for summer and your family is ready for a much needed summer vacation. But is your vehicle ready for the road? A new video from the...


Jun 04, 2019, 11:34 ET Small Windshield Chip Can Cause Big Problems

If your vehicle's windshield has a small chip or crack, don't ignore it, fix it. According to the non-profit Car Care Council, disregarding a small...


May 20, 2019, 11:52 ET Car Care Council Supports National Tire Safety Week

Maintaining a vehicle's tires is essential to maximize tire life and ensure safety on the road. There is no better time to start than National Tire...


May 07, 2019, 10:42 ET New Video from Car Care Council Explains TPMS

The Car Care Council has released a new informative video that explains the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) found on newer vehicles and why...


Apr 10, 2019, 13:15 ET Invest a Portion of Tax Refund in Auto Care

With the average tax refund expected to be nearly $3,000, you might be thinking about splurging on something special. However, being practical with...


Apr 01, 2019, 12:06 ET Consumers Pick Top Vocalist for Road Trip Prep Listening

Cars and music have always gone together so it only makes sense that when you are preparing your vehicle for a road trip, you would listen to some...