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Under the Hood

The Under the Hood Channel explores the systems that make your car function correctly. Learn about car parts and systems and how to do routine maintenance.

Aftermarket auto accessories and car customization can change your car from a boring, stock model to a head-turning street machine. Read about accessories and customization in these articles.

Auto manufacturing is a complex, multi-step process. Not only is the auto manufacturing process interesting, it also helps fuel the world's economy. In this section you'll find articles all about auto manufacturing.

Car part longevity is something that affects all car owners. Car part longevity depends on a few different factors, including where you live. In this section you'll find articles dedicated to car part longevity.

How do self-parking cars and car computers work? What is drifting? Read the answers to these and other questions in the Trends & Innovations Channel.

The cost of car ownership includes insurance, taxes and other fees. The cost of owning and operating a car also includes fuel costs, maintenance and repairs. In this section we'll examine the true cost of car ownership.

Diagnosing car problems may seem like a daunting task but it's doable with a little know-how. Diagnosing car problems becomes easier once you understand what to look for. In this section you'll find articles dedicated to diagnosing car problems.

The Car Engine Information Channel explores engine performance, maintenance and new fuel technologies. Learn how car engines work.

This section can help you keep your exhaust system working properly. Learn how mufflers, catalytic converters and oxygen sensors work.

Thinking about some upgrades to your bike? Read about the different parts and accessories you can use for your motorcycle in these articles.

Your car may come with many standard features, but upgrade and accessory options are endless, starting with the windshield wiper blades.

If you want to repair or restore an old car, then salvaging used parts from a junkyard might be just what you need. But how can you tell a deal from a rip-off? Read articles about finding the right used parts for your auto.

The Car Steering and Suspension Channel explains the systems that help keep your car driving smoothly and precisely. Learn about auto suspension and steering.

Upkeep of your transmission may save you money in the long run. Learn manual and automatic transmission basics, then move on to clutches, differentials and torque converters.

Vehicle maintenance can increase the lifespan of your vehicle. Regular vehicle maintenance can seem like a lot of work, but it will usually save you money in the end. In this section you'll find articles dedicated to vehicle maintenance.

How do 30 pounds of air in your tires hold up two tons of car? What’s the technology behind the tire and how do wheels work? Learn it all in the Car Wheels and Tires Channel.

Learn about the various electrical and other systems that lurk under your hood, including cooling systems, ignitions, wires, fuses and connectors.


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