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Is Your 4WD Light Flashing? Don’t Panic! Here’s What’s Happening

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:43
A flashing 4WD light is no reason to panic. Follow these tips to figure out what's going on with your vehicle. The post Is Your 4WD Light Flashing? Don’t Panic! Here’s What’s...

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Know-How Notes: Using the Mothers PowerBall 4Paint

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 04:21
Washing your car is a time-honored tradition among automotive enthusiasts. While many people simply pump quarters (more like dollars) into automated machines, if you want to get your car truly clean,...

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The Art of Truck Camping

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 04:19
With a few simple DIY upgrades, you can take your truck camping — and forget the tent. Here's how. The post The Art of Truck Camping appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Get Your Car Heating System Ready for Winter in 3 Easy Steps

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 16:36
Is your car heating system ready for colder weather? Here's how you can tell. The post Get Your Car Heating System Ready for Winter in 3 Easy Steps appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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What is an Exhaust Manifold?

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 16:02
Are you curious about your engine's exhaust manifold? Here's an in-depth look at how it works and why it's important. The post What is an Exhaust Manifold? appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Know-How Notes: How to install a Helicoil Insert

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 20:37
You are just about finished with your most recent maintenance project, one more bolt to tighten and…. dang it, wouldn’t you know the threads just blew out in the cylinder head. You remove the bolt...

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How to Clean Windshield Wipers: 3 Easy Tips for Safety

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:15
Learning how to clean windshield wipers will help you stay safe driving in rain, sleet or snow. The post How to Clean Windshield Wipers: 3 Easy Tips for Safety appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Decoding What Your Engine Oil Color Says About Your Engine Health

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 23:20
Engine oil color can tell you a lot about what's going on inside your motor. The post Decoding What Your Engine Oil Color Says About Your Engine Health appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Elliott Concludes Sophomore Season with Top-Five Finish at Homestead

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:55
Chase Elliott and the No. 24 NAPA AUTO PARTS team finished fifth in the NASCAR Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to solidify the young driver’s first top-five finish in the series...

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Can Connected Car Devices Improve Your Drive?

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 19:59
Connected car devices are becoming as ubiquitous as smartphones, but do they really improve your drive? The post Can Connected Car Devices Improve Your Drive? appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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How to Clean an Engine Bay

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:01
Learning how to clean an engine bay isn't as difficult as it may sound. Degreaser works wonders and penetrates nooks and crannies to make your engine shine The post How to Clean an Engine Bay...

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Sudden Soft Brakes: Don’t Panic With These 3 Tips

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 18:48
Sudden soft brakes are no reason to panic. Pump the pedal to pull over safely and check out these 3 tips for resolving the problem. The post Sudden Soft Brakes: Don’t Panic With These 3 Tips...

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How to Diagnose Serpentine Belt Noise: 3 Easy Tips

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:30
Don't let serpentine belt noise turn into a complex repair. Follow these tips to quickly — and painlessly — deal with the problem. The post How to Diagnose Serpentine Belt Noise: 3 Easy Tips...

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JB Weld RTV Silicone Guide

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:19
If you have done any amount of DIY auto mechanics or maintenance, you have likely been around RTV silicone. Also known as gasket maker, RTV silicone has many purposes in the automotive world, but it...

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Synthetic Oil vs. Conventional Oil: What’s the Difference?

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:00
There are a lot of myths surrounding the synthetic oil vs. conventional oil debate. Here are the facts. The post Synthetic Oil vs. Conventional Oil: What’s the Difference? appeared first on...

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10 Things Your New Driver Needs To Know

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 00:48
As the parent of the newly-licensed driver, your life just became very different. Your little one has reached the age of driving, and while they are excited to get out and explore the world on their...

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Capps Comes Up Short of Defending his NHRA World Championship at Pomona

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:47
Reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps and the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T team started Sunday needing to advance one round more than Robert Hight of John Force Racing to become the...

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Elliott, No. 24 Team Put Up Valiant Effort In Runner-Up Finish at Phoenix

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:32
Chase Elliott led three times for 34 laps Sunday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway on his way to his fourth runner-up finish in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Elliott and the No. 24 Hooters...

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5 Defensive Driving Tips to Reduce the Number of Car Crashes

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:32
With more vehicle safety systems standard, why talk about defensive driving tips? Statistics tell a grisly tale: 2016 saw over 40,000 car crash fatalities. The post 5 Defensive Driving Tips to...

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Is Your Car Stuck in Mud? Here’s How to Free It

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 17:35
A car stuck in mud can feel immovable. Don't panic and floor the accelerator, though. Instead, check out these tricks to avoid having to call a tow. The post Is Your Car Stuck in Mud? Here’s...

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