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Rich White Steps Down From Car Care Council

White led the industry-wide workgroup that developed the “Be Car Care Aware” campaign.

Free Download: Car Care Council Consumer Handouts

Topics include vehicle systems, telematics and understanding warranty.

Free Downloadable Images From Car Care Council

Free to shops for sharing car care messages on websites and social media.

Car Care Council Launches ‘Cool’ New Consumer Education Campaign In California

The purpose of the campaign, which is endorsed by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), is to address the fact that each year thousands of vehicle owners and operators in California elect to recharge their vehicle’s air conditioner themselves. Small containers of r134a refrigerant are purchased from auto parts stores and other retail businesses.

Spark Plugs Need To Be Replaced Periodically, Advises Car Care Council

“Many car owners delay spark plug repair on their vehicles, even after they have failed. This is a mistake since fouled, damaged or worn out spark plugs can lead to engine damage, reduced fuel efficiency and poor performance like misfiring, hard starting and sluggish acceleration,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

New Video From The Car Care Council Explains TPMS

The Car Care Council recommends that tire pressure be checked at least once a month and more often during cold weather months.

Car Care Council Is Now An International Organization

The Car Care Council has announced an agreement with the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) and the Asociación Nacional de Representantes, Importadores y Distribuidores de Refacciones y Accesorios para Automóviles, A.C. (ARIDRA) to create Car Care Council North America, which will direct the “Be Car Care Aware” consumer education campaign in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

New Car Care Council Video Highlights Financial Benefits Of A Vehicle’s ‘Cinderella’ Era

The Cinderella Era is described as being the time period after your car loan is paid off and your vehicle is still in good condition, only needing modest services and repairs.

California DMV Locations To Show Motorists Video Highlighting Their Rights Under Magnuson-Moss Act

“The Car Care Council appreciates CAWA working with the California DMV to provide us with an opportunity to reach thousands of motorists with the important, and often misunderstood, message about the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

Car Care Council Shares The Top 10 Most Common Vehicle Repairs

Changing the oil and oil filter, replacing wiper blades and air filters and scheduled maintenance top the list of the 10 most common vehicle repairs of 2017, according to IMR research.