When your car breaks down, getting it fixed can be expensive -- but so is just getting it towed to the mechanic.
Trading in a car every 3 years is passé, a new survey says, and cars on the road are older than they used to be. That means we're more in need of good, free advice.
We're keeping our vehicles longer. But are we taking care of our investments?
Planning a long drive? Keep this kit in your car.
If someone steals your car's exhaust emission control device, is it covered by your auto insurance? And should you file a claim?
You can drive a well-maintained car for 300,000 miles, but you'll need a good mechanic to make it that far.
Maintenance on our two vehicles set me back nearly $3,000 on a recent visit to the mechanic, and it was money well spent.
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