Car Maintenance

We know your life is less hectic when your car, truck or van is running well. We've got car care information to help keep your vehicle in tip-top shape from bumper to bumper.

Car seat installation

Installing a car seat properly is among the most important steps you can take to help protect your little ones. Follow these car seat installation tips.

How long do tires last?

How long do car tires last? We've pulled together the tests you can use to determine whether you need replacement tires.

How to check oil in your car

Ever wondered how to check the oil in your car, truck or van? Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance is here to provide you with a step-by-step guide.

How to help keep mice out of cars

Whether you live in the city or the country, rodent damage is possible — especially if they get into your vehicle. Learn how to help keep mice out of your car.

How to save money on gas

If you've ever wondered how to save money on gas, we've pulled together 5 tips and tricks to help you get maximum mileage from every gallon.

How to wax a car: A step-by-step guide

Learn how to wax a car to keep it looking shiny and brand new with this step-by-step guide from Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance.

Car maintenance: Know your antifreeze

Are you wondering if coolant is the same as antifreeze? Get your answers and much more with this guide from Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance.

Add these car safety checks to your road trip checklist

Planning a long road trip? Ameriprise Auto & Home has a pre-trip auto inspection list to help keep you and your family safe out on the road.

Summer car care tips

Regular summer car care will help you keep your auto in tip-top shape, even when temperatures rise. This auto maintenance checklist simplifies checking your tires, oil, AC and more.

7 tips for preventing road salt damage

Learn how to protect your vehicle this winter from road salt damage by following these easy and simple steps from Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance.

How to check tire pressure on your car

Knowing how to check tire pressure is a vital skill for any car owner. These simple steps will keep your car in good working order and safe on the road.

Windshield repair vs. windshield replacement

Whether you have a windshield chip or a windshield crack, we can help you determine whether you need a windshield repair or a windshield replacement.

14 tips for finding a good mechanic

Looking for tips on finding a good mechanic? Whether you need auto body repair or collision repair, this article can help you when choosing between auto repair shops.

How to handle car recalls

Is your car being recalled? You're not alone. Car recalls affected one in five cars in 2014. This guide explains what to do if your car is recalled.