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How to Detail Your Car – DIY Tips & Tricks From a Pro
Detailing your car is the best way to make your car look great. Use car washing soap, a microfiber wash mitt, and a clay bar to detail your car.
Top 10 Hacks for Cleaning and Organizing Your Car
Keeping your car clean and organized makes driving more enjoyable and safer. Use baking soda and household items to maintain a clean car.
How to Take Off Water Spots on Your Car
Difficult to remove once dry, water can leave unsightly spots on a vehicle's exterior. There are a couple of options to remove these spots, however, including using white...
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These days, it seems that everyone is using vehicles for advertising. This type of advertisement is cheap and has far-reaching capabilities since it is essentially attached to a moving billboard. In...
How to Remove Soda Stains from a Car
A clean car interior just makes you feel good, and it can help maintain the resale value of your vehicle. Spills are just a part of life and eventually your car...
How to Get Rid of Oil and Grease on Your Car Door
Cleaning your car on a regular basis helps keep dirt and debris from building up on both its exterior and interior surfaces. This is easily accomplished most of...
How to Clean Your Car to Get Ready for a Date
Everyone wants to make a good first impression on a date. Cleaning your car's interior and exterior could help you get a second date.
How to Maximize the Value of Your Vehicle
As soon as you buy a new car, its value starts to decrease. The ultimate value of your car is a combination of its age, mileage, and overall condition...
How to Keep the Interior of a Convertible Looking Great
Convertible interiors need protection from the weather. Keep the top up and use a sunshade for maximum car interior protection.
How to Keep Your Car’s Acrylic Paint Looking Brand New
Acrylic paint was extremely popular in older cars, and can still be found on many cars today. While there are many different reasons for manufacturers, auto body specialists, and car owners...
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How to Use a Self-Service Car Wash
A self service car wash is cheaper than a drive through or automatic car wash. A hand car wash is also less damaging to your car paint and car wax.
How to Remove Tar from Your Car
Tar is a black, sticky substance that comes from asphalting on the road. A solvent-based spray or a few household items can be used to remove it.
Should You Wax or Polish Your Car?
Polishing a car removes small damages done to the top coat of a car and wax provides a protective coating to keep paint jobs from fading.
10 Best Car Wax Products
Protect your car paint with car wax and car polish. Car waxes should be regularly applied and range from $4-40 - much less than a car paint job.
What to Check For Before Using a Drive-Through Self-Serve Car Wash
Drive-through car washes can use brushes, cloths, or are touchless. Spray-on wax or polish isn't as effective as products that are applied by hand.
How to Port and Polish Your Car Cylinder Heads
Engine performance increases when you port and polish the cylinder heads in your car. Save money by doing the job yourself instead of a shop.
The Best Tool to Heat Up Rusted or Seized Parts
A micro torch is a great addition to a mechanic's tool box. It can clean rust that has built up in various parts of a car.
How to Extend the Life of Your Car
There are many things you can do to extend the life of your car, including regular fluid maintenance, timely vehicle repair, and exterior maintenance.
10 Best Car Seat Cushions and Covers
Car cushions and seat covers provide comfort, protection, and wicks moisture. Aylio's Comfort Foam Cushion relieves back pain during long drives.

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I have deep, thick layers of tar on my paint.
The easiest way to remove bug mess and tar from your paint is to lay a pre-treated wipe over the affected area and let it soak. This allows the chemicals to soak in and saturate the tar. Try rinsing off...
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Trouble Starting, and sometimes doesn't start at all - Dies at idle from time to time.
Hello. Cleaning the throttle body and idle valve may have been needed, but the intermittent starting and dying symptom can be the camshaft and crankshaft sensors. These are the codes P0335 and P0340. The code P0446 can be from the...
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dirty windshield & grill after a road trip
Although bird droppings and smashed highway bugs might not seam like a big deal, it can do end up doing serious damage to the paint of the car costing hundreds of dollars in repairs. Because bugs and bird droppings do...
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Check engine light still on after cleaning mass airflow sensor
First check to see what codes are being set which cause the Check Engine light to illuminate. This problem may or may not be caused by the mass airflow sensor. If it is the MAF, and cleaning it was unsatisfactory,...
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How do I safely clean my car's throttle body?
The best way to clean a throttle body is to use throttle body cleaner with a soft towel to wipe out the carbon deposits on the throttle body. In order to do this, I would recommend having someone help you...
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How to track a car with a mobile device and how to clean a car in simple steps.
Hi there. Your mobile device has a maps app that will view where the vehicle is at all times when the app is on. This is done by satellite reception. To was a car fully, first rinse off the car...
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How do I put a new battery in?
A battery that starts to go bad will need to be replaced. In order to change the battery you will need to have the radio code to unlock it once the battery is replaced. The dealer can get the code...
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Tips for sap removal?
The first thing to try since it is hardened is to use a hot soapy water solution. Have the water as hot as you can stand it without burning your hands. The hottest water can be poured onto the sap...
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Where would I go to remove marks left by an egg
Hey there. I would recommend first taking the vehicle to or having a car detailer to look at the damage to see if it just needs a good cleaning and waxed or the damage requires the paint to be repaired...
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fuel injection service was done by a mechanic and I smell a chemical in my garage.
Hi there. Sounds like the mechanic used a chemical that includes washer cleaner that helps clean out the fuel injectors. This can burn, but it is very toxic. I recommend venting the garage while the fuel is being burned until...
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Vehicle check engine light is on - cannot pass smog test and stalls out - even when u press on gas pedal.
Sent to CS for billing question on how much it would cost for a tune up for the BMW to pass emissions test. A tune up comes with cleaning out the fuel system and performing a fuel injection flush, replacing...
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My car needs a throttle body cleaning, but I'm worried about the idle and relearning process
Hi there. This is a very good question that I wish more people would ask. Your 2006 Pathfinder's engine control unit (ECU) does evolve and learn as it goes. Anytime you clean the throttle body or complete major "routine" service,...
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It was recommended that I was to get a fuel injector cleaning. Would getting the product from the auto store and putting in it my gas tank do the trick.
Hi there. Any solution will help clean out the fuel system. I recommend getting Sea Foam and putting the whole bottle in the fuel tank and fueling up the tank. This solution will remove all water in the fuel, debris...
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How to clean the engine in my car?
The best stuff to use is called engine degreaser. This chemical will clean off all of the engine oil and gum from the 12 year build-up. Then use a spray nozzle either at home or at a car wash and...
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i would like to know if a hybrid car can get steam clean interior?
Hello, thank you for writing in. You should have no issues steam cleaning your seats. Your owner's manual will have the best information on how to handle cleaning your interior based on the trim you have and what the interior...
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How do you remove to clean the rear cup holder in a 2012 Nissan Rogue.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The rear cup holders that fold out from the back of the center console are not designed to be removed on a regular basis. If you are having issues cleaning the cup holders where...
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I just had to get my alternator replaced for the second time within three monthly oil gasket had to be replaced it was leaking.
To properly clean your engine, I suggest using a substance called Sea Foam. Put one bottle of the fluid in your engine and run the engine for about 30 minutes at 2,000 rpm's. Then either take the car to a...
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Hi, can i clean the engine with any greaser? Thanks in advance
Hello, thank you for writing in. While we cannot advise you on a certain product to use, there are various products that will work just fine, and you will want to research which one you feel best using. When cleaning...
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Mass Air flow sensor cleaning
Hello, thank you for writing in. The mass air flow sensor should not be cleaned with carburetor cleaner. Carb cleaner leaves an oily type residue that is not good for the electronics within the MAF sensor. Use the appropriately designed...
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Cleaning under the hood with only rag
Hello, thank you for writing in. Yes you can clean the top of the engine off with a rag. If you want to use cleaner, use a degreaser, although your engine being so new likely does not have much build...

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