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Get personal with your vehicle! Even though you may not be a tinkerer by nature, it never hurts to know your way around the engine of your car (you'll be happy you know car maintenance). For instructions on 14 preventive maintenance services you can perform on your car yourself, visit the Federal Citizen Information Center's Web site and download the free PDF "How to Find Your Way Under the Hood & Around the Car."
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