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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.

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Video: Diagnosing a Check Engine Light

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Video: Belt Inspection

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

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Video: Belt Length Matters

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

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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.

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