Use jumper cables to jump start a car. Cold weather slows things down, including automobile batteries. Using jumper cables to start a dead battery is safe and easy if you follow these steps: Step 1: Position a working vehicle next to the stalled automobile so that the distance between the two batteries is minimal. Do…


Fall is a good time to check your vehicle’s antifreeze levels. Antifreeze, often referred to as coolant, safeguards your engine block from freezing throughout the winter and protects the engine from overheating in the summer. Check the coolant level when the engine is cold and the radiator hoses are cool to the touch. Be sure…


Changing the oil and filter in your car is an easy way to save money while prolonging the life of your vehicle. Most cars and trucks will run better if the oil is changed every 5000 miles. Refer to the car owner’s manual for the recommended oil type and capacity. You will probably need four…