Car Maintenance

3 Reasons why my car makes a squealing noise when I drive

Car troubles are problems that nobody wants to deal with, they usually come up at the worst opportunities and you have to dip into your pockets to solve them almost right away. When you’re out of a car you’re out of transportation, and if you’re...
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Why is it important to change my oil?

Doing regular maintenance to your vehicle is very important, and it will help you keep your vehicle on the road longer and running better, but why is oil the one we have to change so often? I mean no other fluid or part of the car has to be changed every...
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Why does my car make a loud screeching sound when I hit the brakes?

Brakes are a very important part of your car, I mean come on, they make it stop. But all of a sudden you hear a loud screeching noise when you hit the brakes and you are afraid something is wrong. Don’t panic it is not as bad as you think, but if you...
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4 ways to improve your miles per gallon (MPG) when traveling

When you travel, you probably spend a good chunk of it on gas. We know what it is like; we figure out how many miles you are going, and the do the math. For example, our family recently drove to Ohio from Florida, and it was about 1200 miles. I took that...
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Do these 5 things to keep your car on the road forever.

You know the feeling: You start the car, and there’s a weird noise. Or the check engine light starts to flash halfway into a road trip. Or before leaving for work you discover a disturbing pool of liquid under the car. Pangs of fear course your...
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GM fires 15 people following ignition switch investigation [UPDATES]

UPDATE 2: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has made the full Valukas report available at its website, as a PDF download. If you’d like to read it in it’s full, 325-page glory, you can do so here. GM said it has fired 15 employees...
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Fuelzee Car Tips

Basically we all know what to do to maintain our cars: Change the oil and filters every 3000 miles, check all belts and hoses regularly, but here are three areas that often get neglected that are key to helping your car last in the high six digits and...
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GM fesses up about ignition key defect that killed 13 people

After the untimely death of 13 people, GM has finally fessed up about a manufacturing defect that lead to airbags not deploying in accidents. GM has issued an unequivocal public apology for having dithered nearly a decade after it knew about a ignition...
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10 Tips to Survive in Your Car in a Blizzard

While Florida residents bemoan gas prices, northerners are facing some serious troubles this season. Every winter, some families are stuck in blizzards in the northern states. It can happen more easily than you think. You head out on your way home, you...
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7 Car Maintenance Tips Every Girl Should Know

Check your tire pressure!  Right, I know that’s important—and yet I’ve no idea how to put that thingy on my tire. (Do I even own one?) I watch the girl in The Fast and the Furious with slight awe. We’re powerful women, we juggle jobs, sports,...
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