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August 2013 - Helpful Car Maintenance Tips

Monthly Archives: August 2013

Edsel Commercial (1957)

1961 Lincoln Continental Commercial

This commercial first aired on “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”, November 1, 1960, season 6, episode 6, “Pen Pal” and was shown on all other episodes during November.

How to get Real car answers from an expert mechanic.

Emmy Award Winning Car Talk Host and mechanic of 40 years Scotty Kilmer tells how to get your car questions answered for free

How to Fix Car Dents at Home


Accidents happen and they can leave your car in such a bad shape that you’d probably want to trade it in for a new one.  On the worst case, you might be forced to sell your junk car because you can’t afford the repairs it would take to fix the damage.

However, for minor dents and scratches, there are quick solutions you can definitely do yourself. You don’t need to pay an auto repair shop just to remove that slight dent in your bumper that you got while parking your car.

Quick Car Fixes: What to Do If Your Car Doesn’t Start Up


So you’ve been considering selling your junk car because it’s been having a lot of problems for several weeks now. Not only does it stall frequently, now it has actually stopped running completely and you don’t have the money to have it fixed.

Before selling your junk car, it’s best if you make one final attempt to figure out if it can still be salvaged. If all else fails, then go ahead and have it towed. For now, however, these are some steps you could check if your car still has hopes of ever running again.