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Ground cables tend to corrode and cause various electrical malfunctions. A simple cleaning will clear up many problems.
Headlight out?Use these four simple steps to determine if your bad headlight or taillight is caused by a burnt-out bulb, a corroded socket or a…
Air tools speed up auto work and can loosen just about any nut or bolt. We help you identify quality tools.
Reattach rubber or vinyl side molding on your car before it comes loose. Auto trim on late model cars is notorious for peeling…
Cars run on electricity as well as gas, and almost all of it runs through fuses. Learn where they are, how to spot a blown fuse, and how to…
Repair most types of bent auto antennas for less than $20 in parts. You can easily fix both “pillar-mount” and…
Avoid brake job rip-offs. Get a good brake job and save up to $1,000 over the life you your car or truck.
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Remove your car radio/CD unit and send it in for repairs rather than buying a new one. The trick is getting it out without wrecking anything.
Restore multiple speeds to your auto heater/air conditioner blower by replacing a resistor module. It’s a simple, quick change-out.
Use a simple fused jumper to pinpoint the problem with a bad horn. Often the fix is simple and cheap.
Before buying a used car, follow this 4-step inspection program to determine the vehicle's reliability, condition and value. It'll help you…
Padded undercar creepers are worth the investment, even for amateur mechanics. You’ll enjoy changing the oil and working on the engine more when…
One of the most critical maintenance chores for cars is checking the tires regularly. You'll save money and extend the life of your tires.
A retractable LED work light is safer than incandescent drop lights and a pocket LED puts light right where you need it in tight quarters.
Simply clean the ground connection to restore the brightness of dim headlights. And apply a little dielectric grease. Or replace the bulb if you…
Add a ceiling-mounted air hose reel to improve your garage shop and keep the air power conveniently at hand. You can install it in less than an…
Use a professional crimper and electrical moisture sealant to make quick, solid connections in auto wiring.
Replace your car's badly corroded battery cable terminals with new ones in about an hour. New terminals cost less than $20.
Don't put up with streaky wider blades. You can replace them yourself in about 10 minutes.
Perform the world's easiest diagnostic test: Shake your PCV valve to make sure it's working. It takes only 5 minutes to replace a bad…
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