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Cold weather adversely affects diesel engines more than gas engines, but that’s only partly due to the engine itself.
How cold weather affects diesels

How Does Cold Weather Affect Diesels?

Cold weather adversely affects diesel engines more than gas engines, but that’s only partly due to the engine itself.
In the past, the factory-recommended interval for changing the automatic transmission fluid was typically between 30,000 and 100,000 miles, but some newer vehicles have what’s referred to as ...
Transmission fluid change

Do You Really Need to Change the Transmission Fluid?

In the past, the factory-recommended interval for changing the automatic transmission fluid was typically between 30,000 and 100,000 miles, but some newer vehicles have what’s referred to as ...
Your car’s water pump circulates coolant throughout the engine, where it soaks up heat, and into the radiator, where the coolant is cooled and then recirculated back to the engine to start the ...
Water pump

Water Pumps: What You Need to Know

Your car’s water pump circulates coolant throughout the engine, where it soaks up heat, and into the radiator, where the coolant is cooled and then recirculated back to the engine to start the ...
As Hyundai recently did, Kia also has now announced an anti-theft hardware update. The upgrade is free to owners of affected vehicles at Kia dealerships nationwide.
2022 Kia Soul

Kia Introduces Free Anti-Theft Device for Vehicles ...

As Hyundai recently did, Kia also has now announced an anti-theft hardware update. The upgrade is free to owners of affected vehicles at Kia dealerships nationwide.
There are numerous factors that contribute to worse fuel economy in cold weather, and most have nothing to do with the engine.
Fuel economy in cold weather

Why Do Cars Get Worse Fuel Economy in Cold Weather?

There are numerous factors that contribute to worse fuel economy in cold weather, and most have nothing to do with the engine.
The fix involves a reinforcement that protects the ignition cylinder — the thing the key slides into in the steering column — and prevents its removal, which is necessary for the means of theft ...
2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

Hyundai Offers Anti-Theft Hardware Solution for ...

The fix involves a reinforcement that protects the ignition cylinder — the thing the key slides into in the steering column — and prevents its removal, which is necessary for the means of theft ...
Nearly a quarter century of modern hybrids has shown that the risk of battery failure is very low for at least eight years and up to 100,000 miles.
Hybrid battery

How Long Do Hybrid Batteries Last?

Nearly a quarter century of modern hybrids has shown that the risk of battery failure is very low for at least eight years and up to 100,000 miles.
Many have to do with the fact that a richer fuel mixture is required when an engine is cold, and even more so when it’s cold outside.
Car stalled in winter

Why Do Cars Stall in Cold Weather?

Many have to do with the fact that a richer fuel mixture is required when an engine is cold, and even more so when it’s cold outside.
Despite some horror stories, there are no data so far that EVs overall are a lot more expensive to fix than ICE vehicles that are comparable in age and price.
EV repairs

Do EVs Cost More to Repair?

Despite some horror stories, there are no data so far that EVs overall are a lot more expensive to fix than ICE vehicles that are comparable in age and price.
In a word, the car exhaust smoke is caused by condensation — in two separate events. It’s similar to why you can see your breath on a winter day.
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Why Do Car Exhausts Smoke in Cold Weather?

In a word, the car exhaust smoke is caused by condensation — in two separate events. It’s similar to why you can see your breath on a winter day.