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13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Car

The Family Handyman Logo By Joe McKinley of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 13: "Your car's suspension is great at soaking up imperfections in the road, but it has a breaking point. Sometimes it's impossible to avoid potholes, but driving through them at any speed faster than a crawl can bend wheel rims and brake struts." — Matt Smith, senior editor at Car Gurus.
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Banging Through Potholes

"Your car's suspension is great at soaking up imperfections in the road, but it has a breaking point. Sometimes it's impossible to avoid potholes, but driving through them at any speed faster than a crawl can bend wheel rims and brake struts." — Matt Smith, senior editor at Car Gurus.

Learn secrets car dealers don't want you to know about leasing.

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