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Car maintenance projects and tips to help you keep your vehicle running smooth.
Restarting Your Car Does Not Use More Fuel Than Idling, Here’s Why
You’re actually wasting money by leaving that car idle!
How to Replace Battery Terminals
How to Replace Windshield Wipers: Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement
Car Interior Repair: Helpful Tips for Restoring Your Car’s Interior
How to Change Wiper Blades in 3 Steps
How to Change Power Steering Fluid
How to Change Headlights
We tell you how to choose the best headlight bulb and how to install it.
Change Your Car’s Transmission Fluid
Make $200 an hour and add years to you transmission's life
How to Jump a Car Safely
Learn how to jumpstart a car safely. Follow these four simple steps to make good,...
How to Replace a Broken Wheel Stud
Replacing a broken wheel stud is not as hard as it looks
How to Repair Leather and Vinyl
Check out this leather repair guide for simple, DIY fix for tears and holes
How to Clean Headlights
Learn how to restore headlights. This inexpensive fix will brighten your nighttime headlights.
How to Change a Car Battery
The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change a car battery.
12 Things You’ll Regret Leaving in Your Car this Summer
We don't have to remind you not to leave anything alive in a hot car,...
Car Heater Blowing Cold Air? Check the Blend Door Actuator
As long as your engine is running, there's heat to be had. Try recalibrating the...
What You Need to Know to Set a Spark Plug Gap
Be sure to set the spark plug gap for your particular engine!
How to Clean a Throttle Body
This 10-minute throttle body fix could solve your rough idle problem with just a little...
Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF) Cleaning
You can clean rather than replace the expensive mass air flow sensor
Fix Car Dents Yourself
DIY dent repair saves hundreds of dollars
How to Clean an Engine
Add resale value to your car by keeping your engine clean.
Car Battery Care
How to care for your car battery
12 Myths You Need To Stop Believing About Your Car
Don’t let mechanics trick you! These common myths could actually be ruining your car.
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How To Avoid These Common Car Failures This Winter
There’s nothing more depressing than hopping into a car on a blistery cold morning...
13 Automotive Handy Hints
Working on a vehicle can be intimidating for non-mechanic types, but some tasks are very...
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Warm Up Your Car In The Winter
The age-old wisdom of warming up your car before you drive away could be doing...
Spray Silicone Lubricant on Wiper Blades
We’ve all experienced screeching windshield wiper blades while driving, especially folks that live regions...