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354Will Copyright Law Stop You From Working On Your Car In The Near Future?

Privacy group warns tinkering under hood could violate DMCA

Plan on repairing or modifying a car in the garage this weekend? You might want to first consult a copyright lawyer.

6New Toy Teaches Kids Basic Auto Repair

The Car Lover's Engine Repair Set gets children into cars early

Hammacher Schlemmer, a catalogue specializing in unusual and unique toys and gifts, is selling The Car Lover's Engine Repair Set for the budding car enthusiast.

256Don't Fall For These Auto Repair Tricks

Don't waste money by succumbing to these five upsells

Many of us rely on our cars for some of the most important day-to-day tasks. If something goes wrong, it can be a very scary and stressful experience. Some -- not all, of course -- unscrupulous mechanics prey on that fear in order to make unnecessary repairs that drivers don't need. Watch out for these five unnecessary repairs and upsells the next time you take your car in for service.

227Don't Buy This Stuff From Your Car Dealer

Common auto parts can be found for much cheaper at stores or online

Some replacement parts can be found much cheaper from your local warehouse store or auto parts outlet. These are five items that you can buy aftermarket without sacrificing quality or reliability.

14Fender Bender? Here Are Four Auto Body Repair Tips To Keep In Mind

Even minor accidents can cause serious damage to your car

Car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. With millions of drivers on the road every day, many of them distracted by phone calls, a messy burrito, bad weather or lack of sleep, crashes are inevitable. Luckily, most of these accidents are relatively minor and nobody gets injured. However, even a minor accident can cause some serious damage to the outside your car.

377Reporters Test The Honesty Of Auto Mechanics

Every repair shop investigated offered free service

Auto mechanics have bad reputations for taking unsuspecting customers for all they're worth. One Today show investigation found that bad rap might be unfair.

136Dirty Parts Scam Mechanics Use To Make Big Bucks

A little research can go a long way towards saving you money

You go to a mechanic to investigate a weird rattling sound, and suddenly the repair costs are stacking up for problems and replacement parts you never knew existed. Do you trust the knowledge and experience of the mechanic or do you investigate for yourself?

365Women Often Overcharged By Car Mechanics, Report Shows

ABC’s 'The Lookout' went undercover to find out if auto-repair shops are running a scam

ABC's new show 'The Lookout' turned their hidden cameras on shady mechanics and found overcharging, lying about problems and even causing problems at both local and national chain repair shops.

16Creative SUV axle repair not MacGyver approved

Proving once again that you never know what you're going to come across on the road in Eastern Europe is the video we've pasted after the break. In it, you'll see an old beat-up SUV of unknown origin plodding its way through a residential area in Kazakhstan, a former member of the USSR. Sounds pretty normal, no?

AddFrom generators to computers under the hood

Over the last three decades, the microprocessor has dramatically changed life in the developed world. This very site wouldn't be possible with out them. When I was in high school in the early 1980s and taking auto mechanics class, I learned to balance the Zenith carburetors on a Triumph TR7 with a screwdriver and hunk of garden hose. At that time car enthusiasts whined about the good old days of the sixties when cars made real power. Of course, they neglected to mention those other wonderful tra

8Ford changes how executives' benefits tied to auto shop bills

Hee's a bit of news that surely had Ford’s executive eyeing Consumer Reports rankings on all of the Blue Oval's offerings...

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