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Whether you have a car, motorcycle or truck, keep your vehicle running smooth and looking good with these helpful auto repair and paint job tips, projects and products.

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Always Score Your License Plate Sticker with a Razor — Here’s Why

This trick could prevent thieves from taking your tags.

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Roof Racks: What To Know Before You Buy

If you have more hobbies than space inside your vehicle, you may need to invest in a roof rack.


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10 Best Rooftop and Hitch-Mounted Cargo Carriers of 2021

Adventure requires gear, and gear requires storage. Check out these cargo carriers and decide which will work best for your...


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How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.


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Best Rust Remover Products for Your Car

Have some ugly rust on your vehicle? With the right product, you can tackle that fix yourself.

Cool Auto Shop Tools You Need

A garage mechanic's wish list: all the tools you could ever need (and want) in your shop for car maintenance.


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20 Bad Auto Habits Your Mechanic Wants You to Stop Doing

Keep your mechanic happy by not doing these things to your vehicle.

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Are Snow Chains Right for Your Vehicle?

If you live where winter brings snow and ice, snow chains on your tires can make driving safer. Here's what...


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What Oil Does My Car Need in Winter?

Colder temperatures can change how well motor oil keeps your engine running. You may need to change the oil to...


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8 Best Car Dog Barriers

If your dog can't sit still in the car, a dog barrier will ensure they don't end up in your...


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6 Prime Day Products to Help Us Weather the Winter

Winter is right around the corner. These Prime Day products will help you prepare for the snow and ice.

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What’s the Big Deal About Liquid Glass Car Polish?

Liquid Glass has been revered among car enthusiasts for producing a long-lasting paint shine with minimal effort. But is it...


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8 Things I Wish I Knew Before Changing My Own Oil

Check out these tips and learn from past mistakes before you pop the hood to change your engine oil.


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Best Car Stain Removers of 2021

These eight cleaners will stand up to spilled coffee, grease, pet accidents and just about any other car upholstery stain...


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Why Isn’t My Car AC Blowing Cold Air?

You're stuck in traffic on a hot day and warm air is coming from the vents. Not good. Here's why...


Basic Finish Nailer Tips

Get the most out of your pneumatic trim nailer.

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Using a Diagnostic Car Code Reader

Unravel the mysteries of the “Check Engine” light with a car code reader.


Retire Your Old Automotive Test Light

Replace your incandescent test light with a digital LED test light


Automotive Tool Improvement

My oil filter removal tool would slide around and not grip the oil filter.


8 Mechanic’s Tool Tips for DIYers

It's not only about having the right tools. These tool tips can show you when, where and how to use...


Car Accessories: DC/AC Inverter

Cigarette lighter chargers explained


Diagnose Car Problems With a Stethoscope

Is there a doctor in the car?


Top Auto Mechanic Tools

Pros pick their top automotive tools that pay off in performance and time saved


Tips for Buying a Mechanic’s Creeper

Give your back a rest by investing in a padded creeper

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Best Air Tools for Automotive work

You'll get more jobs done faster-and better-by expanding your collection of air tools. Air tools speed up auto work and...


Best Car Wax Buffers and Polishers of 2021

Want to wax or polish your vehicle, but not sure which tool is right for the job? Check out our...