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How to Care for the Paint on Your Car
Caring Caring for the paint job on your car is one of the best ways to keep your car looking great all year round. Regular washing and cleaning, followed by drying, polishing, and waxing, adds a protective coating over...
How to Clean Your Car with a Pressure Washer
Cleaning a car with a pressure washer is a good way to keep a car clean. Use the right pressure, nozzle, and car cleaning compounds to get dirt off.
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Waxing Waxing and polishing your car are some of the most cost-effective updates that you can make to your vehicle, as well as the least time-consuming. While waxing and polishing your car correctly can take an afternoon, the beautiful finish...
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 Care for Your Car Battery
How How to Care For Your Car Battery Your car’s battery may have been neglected if you have difficulty starting your car, and it is usually when the weather turns...
How to Remove the Odor of Sour Milk From Your Car
Spilled milk can leave an awful odor in your car. To get the smell out of your car, blot up as much liquid as possible and use a carpet cleaner.
How to Clean Windows on a Car
Keeping Keeping your vehicle’s windows and windshield clean can certainly be a tough task to maintain. Even if you do clean your car’s glass, you might end up with noticeable streaking and residue. Luckily, when cleaned correctly, streaking and other...
How to Clean Your Car Tires
When When your car’s wheels are clean, it does more than just enhance your car’s looks. It also protects your tires from weathering and cracking and removes corrosion and protects your wheel’s finish from the elements. Keeping your wheels...
How to Remove Bugs From Your Car
Regular, Regular, everyday driving exposes your vehicle to bugs and tar which get splattered all over your windshield, paint job, headlights, and grille. Parking your vehicle on your driveway or on the picturesque street under a shady tree can further...
How to Clean Liquid Spills on Car Upholstery
As As careful as you may try to be in your car, there’s a good chance you’re going to experience a spill at some time or another. The only surefire way to prevent a spill is to never have food,...
How to Clean Your Car Using Little or No Water
Use as little water as possible to be eco friendly when washing your car. Use waterless car wash fluid and microfiber cloths to clean your car off.
The Top 10 Car Cleaning Products (Interior & Exterior)
If you are as proud of your car as most people are, then its care and upkeep is...
The Top 10 Car Cleaning Products (Interior & Exterior)
If you are as proud of your car as most people are, then its care and upkeep is...
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.
How to Clean Oxidized Headlights
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How to Remove Dog Odors from Your Car
It isn’t unusual for dog owners to take their furry friends along for trips in the car. After all, a dog...
How to Get Rid of Unwanted Odors in Your Vehicle
When buying a used car, one of the biggest issues you’ll find is unwanted smells in the interior. Odors can be...
How to Remove the Odor of Sour Milk from Your Car
If you accidentally spill milk in your car, first, you have to deal with cleaning it up and then, a few...
How to Clean an Idle Air Control Valve
Maintenance of an idle air control valve includes cleaning it from time to time to ensure it lasts long. It keeps your car idle level at normal.
How to Change Battery Cables
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How do you clean the seat belts?
Cleaning your seat belts is important for a number of reasons. The most important is that dirt and grime can build up and prevent them from working properly, particularly if it gets into the guide/retractor. Here’s how to keep them...
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How do I use the windshield washers?
The windshield washers provide you increased visibility by washing your windshields. To wash the windshields, press in on the end of the Windshield Wiper lever. If you press this button briefly, the washers will run for three swipes of the...
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How do I use the windshield washer?
The windshield washer provides extra visibility by spraying the windshield with a soapy mixture, and then washing it away. To use the washer, pull the wiper lever (on the right side of the steering column) towards you, and hold it...
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How do I use the windshield washer?
The windshield washer allows you to wash your windshields while you’re driving. This feature is excellent when you’ve been driving through dust or dirt, or have hit a lot of bugs, as it offers you maximum visibility. To use the...
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How do I use the rear window washer?
The rear window washer provides extra visibility out of the rear window, by spraying it with washer fluid and wiping it away. To use this feature, rotate the left band on the Windshield Wiper lever all the way forward, or...
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How do I use the rear window washer?
The rear window washer gives you added visibility through the rear window by spraying washer fluid on it, and wiping it away. To use this feature, push the wiper lever (located on the right side of the steering column) forward,...
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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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How do I clean the rearview mirror?
A dirty rearview mirror is not only a nuisance to drivers, but a potential hazard. Do not spray any chemicals or glass cleaner directly onto the mirror. Instead, spray a gentle glass or household cleaner onto a soft, clean, damp...
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How do I clean the rearview mirror?
The rearview mirror can be damaged easily, so glass cleaner should never be applied directly to it. Instead, you should wash the rearview mirror with a very soft towel that has been dampened with water.
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How do I clean the rearview mirror?
The rearview mirror can be easily damaged. Never use glass cleaner on the mirror, and do not spray a cleaning solution directly on the mirror. Instead, dampen a very soft towel with water, and lightly clean the mirror with that....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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