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Idled Driving Shouldn’t Mean Stalled Vehicle Service

There is plenty of unperformed maintenance out there for the taking – the result of undetected or neglected automotive care.

Video: Diagnosing a Check Engine Light

What could cause the light to flash? This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Fram Releases New TrueAir Cabin Air Filter

The company says the product’s dual-layered media provides anti-bacterial and anti-viral protection by capturing 95% of harmful airborne contaminants.

Video: Why the Color of Your Coolant Matters

How can you tell what’s needed for a particular application? This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Video: Oil Filter Improvements Over Time

Filter manufacturers have stayed on top of these changes. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Video: Tips for Getting Vehicles Out of Hibernation

Help keep cars in top condition year-round. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Michelin Launches Serpentine Belt Drive Component Kit

Michelin says its serpentine drive belts are high-performance components designed to withstand difficult engine environments with high speed, high temperatures and wet conditions.

Belt Alignment Measurement

A misalignment of the plane of the belt can occur when a pulley is not parallel to the other pulleys on the belt drive system.

Video: R-134a or R-1234yf? Three Tips for A/C Oil Service

Tire Review’s David Sickels has a few tips for servicing both of these types of refrigerants, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Belt Inspection

Noise is the first sign that more components than just the belt need attention. This video is sponsored by Continental.

Video: Belt Length Matters

There is no such thing as “close enough” when it comes to belt length. This video is sponsored by Continental.

Continental ATE Brake Fluid Gets New Packaging Design

The full portfolio includes ATE Super DOT 5.1, ATE SL.6, ATE SL, and ATE Typ 200 brake fluids.