FTC revs up ‘right to repair’ fight with Harley-Davidson agreement
WASHINGTON – Harley-Davidson and a Westinghouse generator maker have agreed to drop some restrictions on who repairs their products, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday. The agency voted last year to make it a priority to push manufacturers to stop requiring consumers to use licensed dealers to repair
How to quiet or replace a squeaky belt | Autoblog Wrenched
Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. Squeaky belts can be seriously annoying and potentially dangerous. It’s important to change them to keep your car up-to-date. Here’s how. Watch all of our Autoblog Wrenched videos for more
How to check your car’s transmission fluid
Most drivers know that they need to check their car’s engine oil and top it off as needed on a regular basis, but most drivers also forget about their transmission fluid. Just like an engine, a manual or automatic transmission relies on oil to stay lubricated, and running it dry
How to check your tire pressure
Car maintenance can be a stressful and daunting idea for many people, but there are several basic tasks that almost anyone can handle. Since your tires are the only part of your car designed to touch the road, it’s good not to ignore the upkeep. Checking tire air pressures is
Alfa Romeo boss targeting Lexus reliability, cheaper future models
J.D. Power’s U.S. Initial Quality Study measures an aggregate number of problems suffered by light-duty vehicles during the first 90 days of ownership. In the 2021 survey, the industry average was 162 per 100 vehicles over that first 90 days. Ram topped the charts with the best result, posting 128
How to replace your spark plugs | Autoblog Wrenched
Autoblog may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. Spark plugs are the heart of your car’s ignition system. If yours are worn out, new ones can dramatically improve your performance. See how to replace them here. Watch all