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Car Maintenance Quiz

Are you a Maintenance Master or a Lemon off the assembly line?

Car Recall

AARP Driver Safety Airbag Check

Have You Checked?

37 million vehicles have defective airbags

What to do when your car is recalled

Managing a Recall

Safety recalls of cars and trucks can be serious business

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Latest Vehicle Recalls

GM recalls 1.2 Million pickup trucks and SUVs due to a power-steering failure

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Vehicle Safety Ratings

Get help to make smart decisions about safety when buying a vehicle

Your Membership

Auto Insurance

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Car Insurance Rates Decoded

Your rate can be determined by where and how you live and who you are

Understanding auto-insurance terms can help you find the best coverage

Auto Insurance Terms 101

This handy list of frequently used lingo will get you up to speed

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Find Great Rates and Coverage

Enjoy great rates that recognize your experience and the extra benefits you deserve as an AARP member

Car Rentals

Car Rental Tips

Car Rental Do's and Don'ts

Mind these car rental tips and avoid getting burned by all the little details

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How to Save on a Car Rental

Follow these 10 tips to save money, including how to price compare and use membership discounts


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