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MPGe — A New Fuel Economy Measurement?

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 17:00
With the rise of alternative fuel vehicles came a new fuel economy measurement – MPGe. Here's a look at what it is and how it's calculated. The post MPGe — A New Fuel Economy Measurement? appeared...

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Summer Road Trip Tips

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 16:57
Follow these summer road trip tips to get the maintenance and safety preparations behind you, so you can enjoy your vacation. The post Summer Road Trip Tips appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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What’s In A Timing Belt and Water Pump Replacement Kit?

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 17:14
Inside your engine is a set of valves that open and close inside the combustion chamber. This is what allows fresh fuel and air to enter the chamber and the spent gases to escape into the exhaust....

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How to Fill a Windshield Chip Quickly and Easily

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 00:51
A damaged windshield doesn't have to be a nightmare to repair. Here are some simple, DIY tricks to help you learn how to fill a windshield chip. The post How to Fill a Windshield Chip Quickly and...

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What’s That Car Rattling Noise?!

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:31
Car rattling noises can drive you crazy, but once you identify the problem, you can often resolve it yourself. Here are some common causes and fixes. The post What’s That Car Rattling Noise?!...

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Lost Gas Cap? Don’t Panic!

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 23:06
A lost gas cap can seem like a bigger deal than it is. Here are some ways to temporarily remedy the situation until you can install a replacement. The post Lost Gas Cap? Don’t Panic! appeared...

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Capps Holds on to Big Points Lead after First-Round Loss at Sonoma

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 18:41
Ron Capps and the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team maintained a big lead in NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championship points despite losing in the first round Sunday at Sonoma...

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Sweet Battles for Win at Hartford, Wilmot

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 18:21
Brad Sweet and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS team battled for the win at Hartford Speedway and Wilmot Raceway on Friday and Saturday, finishing on the podium in both events.     Sweet held the...

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How To Install A Battery Tray

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 23:10
Your car’s battery is necessary in order for your vehicle to operate, but at the same time, the very nature of that battery is slowly destroying your car. No, this isn’t clickbait, this is about the...

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Rossi Finishes Sixth at Mid-Ohio

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 19:17
Alexander Rossi drove his No. 98 ShopAndretti.com Honda to his seventh top-ten finish of the season Sunday with a sixth-place finish at Mid-Ohio.     Rossi kicked the Honda Indy 200 weekend...

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Elliott Collects 12th Top-Ten Finish of the Season at Pocono

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:21
Chase Elliott rallied from 29th to 10th in the final stage of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway to record his 12th top-ten finish of the 2017 season. Elliott rolled off the grid 13th...

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Gilliland Dominates Again with Victory in East-West Combo Race at Iowa

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 16:24
Todd Gilliland dominated the competition on Friday in winning the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East-West combination race at Iowa Speedway for a second straight year – giving the Bill McAnally Racing...

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High-Mileage Vehicles vs. “Old” Vehicles

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 21:04
When considering high-mileage vehicles, the only question consumers should be asking is if they're willing to care for one. Do so and it'll never feel old. The post High-Mileage Vehicles vs....

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5 Crucial Summer Car Emergency Kit Items

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 16:58
A summer car emergency kit can get you out of a lot of sticky situations. Here are the top 5 items to include in yours. The post 5 Crucial Summer Car Emergency Kit Items appeared first on NAPA Know...

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Is Your Car Radiator Fan Broken? 3 Common Signs It’s Time for a Replacement

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 17:14
It's critical to repair or replace a broken car radiator fan before it does damage to your vehicle. Here are three ways to find out what's wrong. The post Is Your Car Radiator Fan Broken? 3 Common...

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Anatomy of an Electric Car Charger

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 06:04
An electric car charger only tells part of the story of electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE). Here's a look at how this technology works. The post Anatomy of an Electric Car Charger appeared...

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How To Use Sea Foam Deep Creep Penetrating Lubricant

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 19:17
You’ve had it. That bolt is stuck, your car is never going to be repaired, so you may as well grab your title and head to the dealership to buy a new one. Just about every DIY mechanic has had this...

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What Is a MAP Sensor?

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:44
What is a MAP sensor and what does it do? While this is something we don't think of often, it's the first thing to cross our minds when there's a problem. The post What Is a MAP Sensor? appeared...

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How to Fill Trim Holes

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 23:54
Customizing your car often means filling unwanted holes in your exterior sheet metal. This is most often the case as you will need to fill trim holes once the trim is removed. Even newer vehicles...

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Brad Sweet Comes Home Fourth at Williams Grove

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:46
Brad Sweet and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS team captured two more top-ten finishes this past weekend as the Outlaws invaded Lernerville Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway. On Tuesday, July 18th...

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