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Top 10 Scenic Drives in North Dakota
North Dakota doesn’t get a lot of attention as a vacation spot, which is a shame with as much as this state has to offer. While much of it consists of prairie expanses, rural ranches, and oil fields, there is...
Top 10 Scenic Drives in New Hampshire
New Hampshire is a state known for its scenic beauty, especially with the changing colors of the leaves in autumn. It is also home to a wide array of wildlife that range from black bear to moose to coastal seabirds....
How to Work Out in a Car
Being stuck in traffic, at a red light, or on a long drive can be trying for your body and your mind. Often you will start to feel a little restless or antsy,...
Top 10 Tips for Traveling With Pets in the Car
Pets are loved ones who rely on you for their daily needs and many people now travel with their pets in tow. Road trips can often turn into stressful journeys, not matter how...
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According to the Federal Highway Administration, there are currently more than 8 million lane-miles of roads throughout the US, with over 6 million of those in rural areas. One important danger of...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Love Road Trips
If you love to travel, comfort is very important in a vehicle. You want a nice, quiet ride, comfortable seating, and enough room. We have evaluated several used vehicles, and...
5 Essential Items to Keep In Your Car
A first aid kit, jumper cables, a tool kit, a flashlight, and a spare fuel can are five of the most important things you should keep in your car.
7 Tips for Planning the Great American Road Trip
The great American road trip has been glamorized on film and in music for decades. Each year tens of millions of Americans hit the roads headed to parts of the country that...
How to Make Sure Your Car Is Ready for a Road Trip
It’s true: summertime is fast approaching and gas prices are at a low that parts of the country haven’t seen for a decade. The season for road...
Games to Play in the Car
If Jed Clampett had included a couple of bored kids when he loaded up the truck, he would have never made it to Beverly Hills. Jed would have instructed Jethro...
How to Drive Cross Country
Driving cross country is a fun and exciting way to spend vacation time, especially when traveling with family. But before setting out on your epic journey,...
Wintertime Road Trip Checklist
Keep safe and warm on road trips in cold weather by keeping car fluids topped up, the fuel tank full, and watching out for black ice.
5 Essential Things to Know About Road Trips
There’s nothing better than packing up the car or SUV and heading off down the road. However, there are a few things that can make your road trip much better, or at least less...

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How do I display the trip time?
The Base Message Center can tell you important information about your truck. The message center can give you information on your vehicle's operations and functions. The Trip Time feature tells you how long you have been driving on a particular...
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How do I change the units of measurement?
For your convenience, your truck allows you to choose the Units of Measurement. In the settings, you can choose which Unit of Measurement meets your needs best. To change the Unit of Measurement. Press the Setup button until you...
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How do I use the trip meters?
The trip meters show you how many miles you have driven over a certain period. This can help you determine how many miles you drive a month, or how much distance you have covered during your current trip. Your car...
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Driving about 3 to 4 hrs and then my car stopped and won't start. Why?
Hello. The issue that lies within your vehicle is either the coil packs getting too hot and shutting off, or the trigger to the coil packs being dropped. The camshaft and crankshaft sensors are what controls the triggers for the...
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Is it okay to drive 500 miles with a tire patch?
Hi, thanks for writing in. Depending on the severity of the surface area of the tire that has been patched and the location of the patch, this could be fine, but is not recommended. Sidewall patches are particularly vulnerable to...
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Long trip
Hi Pedro, This is a difficult question to answer because I am unable to determine the condition of your particular car. Generally speaking, a well maintained car that is operating properly should have absolutely no problem completing a 5 hour...
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Master warning light on
Hi, thanks for writing in. Your best bet is to visit your local auto parts store and let an associate scan your vehicles computer with a code reader. If your vehicle hasn't ran differently since you've noticed the code, then...
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Can I take a 600 mile trip with a blown head gasket?
Hello there. Head gasket failures can cause much larger issues with your 2004 Pontiac Vibe. It is not recommended to drive a vehicle with a faulty head gasket as it can cause the engine to fail if overheated severely. In...
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Should I change my oil before going on a long road trip?
Considering that you have 42,225 miles on the vehicle now and you had the engine oil changed at 33,000 miles, that is over 9,000 miles since the last oil change. There is no oil that can last up to 10,000...

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