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6 car checks before a holiday road trip

With the end of summer approaching, many Americans will take their cars on one last road trip. While driving is cheaper than flying, a few quick checks can help ensure your trip is trouble-free and you arrive without car problems.

These six car checks from AutoPartsWarehouse.com can identify problems, and many require simple do-it-yourself fixes. According to the website, 60 percent of consumers who do their own car repairs report saving more than $500 per year.

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