Observe markings at end of dipstick. Your dipstick might have two markings for “full”—one warm, one cold. If the automatic transmission fluid level does not come up to…

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“As 64 percent of family travelers gear up for a road trip this summer, AAA warns that the majority of U.S. vehicles are at a higher-than-average risk for…

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If the dent didn’t damage your car’s paint, the removal process will likely be affordable. For a 1-inch dent, you can expect to pay around $50 to $120….

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Check the reading. A fully charged battery will typically display a voltmeter reading of about 12.6 to 12.8 volts. If your voltmeter is showing a voltage anywhere between…

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Will rubbing alcohol unfreeze car doors? Rub alcohol, hand sanitizer or petroleum jelly on your car key, then stick the key in the ignition and jiggle it around…

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