Tools

What Does a Check Engine Light (CEL) Mean?

A check engine light illuminating unexpectedly can quickly ruin a nice drive. Often, the car seems to run fine, but drivers should still be concerned. Fortunately, it is very easy to find out why a check engine light has illuminated. Many companies make scanners for identifying codes stored by a …

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What Is The Best Key Organizer?

Keys play a critical role in your everyday life. Whether you need them for work, home, or for driving your car, there’s definitely a lot that keys give you access to. But sometimes, you may have more keys on your keyring than it can handle! Nobody likes sorting through a …

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Why You Should Invest in A Battery Jump Starter

As a driver and car owner, you are very likely to have a flat car battery at some point. In most cases, this will happen when you need your car the most. Being stuck in a car that is unable to start because of a dead battery is not only …

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How to Use An Automotive Test Light

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An electrical system in modern day car has many components and are complex in general, so tracking down issues within it can be a hard task. Still, you can check most components with a simple test light. This is a tool used for performing electrical power and grounding testing before …

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Everything You Want to Know about Radar Detectors

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If you’ve ever driven past the police officer while he’s checking speed limits, you know the feeling of dread that overtakes you. You hold your breath while you wait to see if you’re getting a ticket. That’s why many people turn to radar detectors to determine where the police are. …

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Grand Theft Auto ‘16: Not Just A Video Game

One of the video games I’m banned from playing is the Grand Theft Auto series where players can become virtual criminals and assault, murder, and steal cars with no real-world repercussions. Apparently, my wife feels that I will learn too much from the game. Similarly, Hollywood has glamorized and romanticized …

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The Essential Tool Guide for the DIY Mechanic

The Basics Mechanics obviously require tools to work on cars. There are different kinds of mechanical tools available for working on different types of car engines. The majority of the required tools are available in packaged kits in different stores, but still there are some essential tools a mechanic cannot …

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