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How to Remove Spray Paint from Your Car
Wondering how to remove spray paint from a car? Options include soap and water, nail polish remover, WD-40, and more.
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Jerry
Jun 28, 2021
The 10 Most Stolen Vehicles in the US
From the mighty Ford F-150 pickup to the ever-popular Honda Civic, some cars are magnets for thieves. Here are the 10 most stolen vehicles in the US.
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Jerry
Jun 23, 2021
Does Car Insurance Cover Tornado Damage?
Does car insurance cover tornado damage? Yes, comprehensive car insurance covers tornado damage—but you might not have it.
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Jerry
Aug 30, 2021
All About Comprehensive Coverage Car Insurance
Adding comprehensive coverage to your car insurance could be worth it if you live in an area prone to extreme weather or crime.
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Jerry
Sep 29, 2021
Collision vs. Comprehensive Car Insurance: How to Tell Which One You Need
Both collision and comprehensive car insurance cover damage to your vehicle, but how do you decide which one to get? This article walks you through some factors to consider when making your decision.
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Jerry
Sep 29, 2021
Does Car Insurance Cover Engine Fires?
Comprehensive insurance typically covers damage from car engine fires, though it can depend on the circumstances.
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Jerry
Jun 18, 2021
How to Choose the Right Comprehensive Deductible
Choosing a comprehensive deductible that is too high could leave you paying more in the long run.
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Jerry
Jun 18, 2021
How Much Car Insurance Costs
When buying car insurance, keep in mind what types you need, including liability, comprehensive, collision, MedPay, PIP, and others.
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Jerry
Nov 09, 2020
Should I Get Comprehensive or Third Party Car Insurance?
This is a guide on choosing between comprehensive or third party insurance. Comprehensive coverage will cover your car better, but it's more expensive. Read this article to learn the differences.
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Jerry
Oct 15, 2020
What Is Comprehensive Deductible Coverage and What Does it Cover?
This guide tells you what a comprehensive coverage deductible is and what it covers. Read on to learn about comprehensive coverage deductibles.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Different Types of Car Insurance: Which One Suits You Best?
Understanding the differences between the various types of car insurance can help you find the right plan. Here's what to know about the levels of coverage offered.
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Jerry
Sep 24, 2021
My Car Got Keyed. Will Insurance Cover It?
Getting your car keyed is an act of vandalism. Under your comprehensive car insurance policy, car keying is covered.
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Jerry
Aug 20, 2021
Does Car Insurance Cover Fire Damage?
Car insurance does cover fire damage, but not if you only have basic collision coverage. You’ll need comprehensive or supplemental insurance to cover it.
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Jerry
Aug 24, 2021
Comprehensive Car Insurance: What Is it?
Comprehensive car insurance covers damage to your vehicle caused by something other than a collision such as natural disasters, theft, and vandalism.
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Jerry
Sep 16, 2021
What Should You Do If You’re Caught Driving in a Flood?
Here’s what to know about flood insurance and staying safe if you’re driving during a flood.
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Jerry
Sep 09, 2021
How Insurance Can Protect Your Car in the Event of a Lightning Strike
In most cases, comprehensive insurance will cover damage to your car in the event that it's struck by lightning.
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Jerry
Sep 10, 2021
How Much Does Car Insurance Pay for Hail Damage?
Many car insurance policies will cover a hail damaged car. Read this guide to find out if you're covered, and if it's worth it to file a hail damage claim.
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Jerry
Sep 22, 2021

All Questions on Comprehensive Coverage

Will property owner's insurance cover the theft of my vehicle while on someone else’s property?
My truck was sitting on my friend's neighbor's property in Missouri for 8 months and was stolen. I do not have full coverage insurance for the truck. Will the neighbor's property owner's insurance cover the loss of my truck? Thank you.
Chloe Jenkins
Jan 12, 2022
Will Geico cover a replacement for my ignition key if it was stolen?
My car key and key fob were stolen, and although I can get into my car with the mobile app, I cannot start or drive my car since there is no key for the ignition. Will Geico cover a key replacement, and if so, how much will it cost?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 30, 2021
How do you protect your car from hail?
I recently moved to Nebraska, and I’ve noticed we get a lot of hail here. I'm worried about my car; I’m not sure the exterior was made to withstand this type of damage! How can I protect my car from hail?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 29, 2021
How can I keep rain out of a broken car window?
The passenger seat window of my car has been broken for a while now. It wasn’t an issue during the summer, but as the weather gets colder and wetter, I’ve been having some real problems keeping my car dry. I have plans to get the window replaced but in the meantime, how can I keep the rain out of my car’s window?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 21, 2021
How do I fix a broken car mirror?
Someone clipped my driver's side mirror while my car was parked on the street. How can I fix my broken car mirror?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 08, 2021
How do you prepare your car for a hurricane?
I live in Oklahoma and there have been a lot of hurricanes around the South lately. How do I prepare my car for a hurricane?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 06, 2021
How much is a hail-damaged car worth?
A giant hail storm passed over last night and it severely damaged my car. I was thinking about getting a new car anyway, so it’s not a huge deal. But how much is a car worth if it has some hail damage?
Eric Schad
Dec 01, 2021
Does insurance cover a car that was stolen while your friend borrowed it?
If I loan my vehicle to a friend and it is stolen while in their possession, does my insurance cover it?
Jack Walsh
Nov 28, 2021
How do I check my car insurance details?
I want to see what my car insurance covers. I live in Georgia and I saw that someone’s car got attacked by a bear, and I don’t know if insurance would cover that.
Lauren Smith
Nov 26, 2021
How long does it take to replace a car window?
A few days ago, one of my car windows broke. I’ve had a bag in the window since then but it’s really ugly and I feel that my car isn’t very safe. I want to get the window fixed, but I work every day this week. How long does it take to replace a car window?
Chloe Jenkins
Nov 25, 2021
How can I stop a car front glass crack?
I was driving to work on the highway a while ago and a rock hit my front window. It eventually turned into a crack, and the crack has gotten a little bit bigger. I don’t want it to grow any more! How can I stop a crack from spreading on my car’s windshield?
Chloe Jenkins
Nov 25, 2021
How can I remove fine scratches from the car windshield?
Is it possible to remove small scratches from the car windshield? I have some scratches on my windshield from my old wiper blades. I will be getting my wiper blades replaced soon. Once I do, how can I remove these scratches?
Phoebe Mah
Nov 11, 2021
How do you patch holes in a car body?
What’s the best method for patching holes in a car body? We had a pretty bad hail storm last week and my car got some small dents and holes in it.
Liz Jenson
Nov 11, 2021
How do you file an insurance claim on a car?
I live in a college town, and someone vandalized my car after a sports game. It’s covered in spray paint now. Can I file a claim on this? How do I file a claim?
Lauren Smith
Nov 10, 2021
How to find out if your car is insured?
I live in Texas. We had a fire in our garage while we were on vacation—our car was sitting in the garage and got ruined. How do I check and see what’s insured? My documentation was in the glove box, and it’s safe to say that it’s gone now.
Lauren Smith
Nov 10, 2021
How do you reduce car insurance costs?
I’m moving to Alaska. I’m a little bit worried about driving in the ice and snow. How can I get insurance coverage that protects me without breaking the bank?
Lauren Smith
Nov 10, 2021
How can I protect my car’s windshield from hail?
How can I protect my car’s windshield from hail damage? I just replaced it a month ago, and the weather says another hail storm will happen in the next few days.
Shannon Martin
Nov 10, 2021
How do I file a claim for car theft insurance?
My beloved Mini Cooper just got stolen. No idea how it happened. Sad day! How do I file a claim for car theft insurance?
georgina grant
Nov 08, 2021
How can I prevent my car battery from being stolen?
Is there a way I can prevent my car battery from being stolen? Two of my neighbors have told me that someone stole their car batteries recently, and mine is brand new. I don’t want to have to worry about it getting taken.
Shannon Martin
Nov 05, 2021
How do I claim car insurance for scratches?
How can I make a claim for scratches on my car? I’m not sure what caused them but there are a lot of little ones.
Miles Smith
Nov 04, 2021
How do I get my car out of the snow?
I live in Vermont, and I have to park my car on the street. Any time it snows, I have trouble getting my car out. Is there a proven method that works?
Eric Schad
Nov 04, 2021
How do I get a replacement car key if I lost the original?
My purse was stolen, and my car keys were in it. Is there a way I can get a replacement if I don't have the original anymore?
Eric Schad
Nov 04, 2021
How do you dry out leather car seats?
Last night, I accidentally left the sunroof open and it rained all over my leather seats. What’s the best way to dry them out?
Will Baldwin
Nov 03, 2021
How can I protect my car from being keyed?
Recently a couple of my neighbors' cars have been keyed—are there any things I can do to prevent it from happening to me?
Will Baldwin
Nov 03, 2021
What's the best way to remove a dent from your door if you do it at home?
I opened my car door too quickly and bashed it into a table in my garage, which created a small dent. How can I remove the dent without going to the auto body shop?
Eric Schad
Nov 02, 2021
How do I check if a car has comprehensive insurance?
There have been more severe weather events where I live lately, and I’m worried my car may be damaged. How could I check to see if I have comprehensive insurance and make sure I’m covered for weather-related events?
Lauren Smith
Nov 02, 2021
How much does it cost to insure a sports car?
I’ve always wanted to own a sports car, and I finally have saved enough to afford one. They’re expensive in general, but how bad is my insurance going to be?
Lauren Smith
Nov 02, 2021
How do you file a claim for car insurance?
I have comprehensive coverage and live in Indiana. I was driving when a deer ran out into the road. The deer got up and walked away, but my car was damaged. How do I file a claim?
Lauren Smith
Nov 02, 2021
How much car insurance should I buy?
I live in Colorado. How much insurance should I buy?
Lauren Smith
Nov 02, 2021
How do I make a claim on damage I caused to my own car?
Last week, I failed to check where my mirrors were before pulling out of my spot, and accidentally knocked one clean off. (It was not my finest moment.) I don't think I have the funds to cover the repairs out of pocket, and I obviously need to be able to drive my car, but I don't know if I can make a claim on damage that I did myself. Where would I even start to file this kind of claim?
Ben Guess
Nov 01, 2021

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