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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 Clean an Engine
How to Change Auto Light Bulbs
How to Replace Battery Terminals
Car Interior Repair: Helpful Tips for Restoring Your Car’s Interior
How to Replace Windshield Wipers: Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement
Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF) Cleaning
You can clean rather than replace the expensive mass air flow sensor
How to Replace Spark Plugs
Save big on car maintenance costs
How to Change Wiper Blades in 3 Steps
Stop the streaks and chatter and get back on the road-safely! Read on to learn...
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 Jump a Car Safely
Learn how to jumpstart a car safely. Follow these four simple steps to make good,...
How to Change Power Steering Fluid
Change power steering fluid quickly and easily
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
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...
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,...
Chalk Marker Under Hood
If your vehicle has a large air filter cover, like the one on my truck,...
Cardboard Drop Cloth
Large pieces of cardboard are great for covering your workbench during messy gluing or painting...
How to Change a Car Battery
The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change a car battery.
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 Headlights
Learn how to restore headlights. This inexpensive fix will brighten your nighttime headlights.
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How to Clean a Throttle Body
This 10-minute throttle body fix could solve your rough idle problem with just a little...
Spray Silicone Lubricant on Wiper Blades
We’ve all experienced screeching windshield wiper blades while driving, especially folks that live regions...
New Winter ‘Flash Freeze’ Is Coming – Here’s How To Prep Your Car & Home
With snow on the way and temps dropping, it's a good idea to brush up on winter basics.
Fix Car Dents Yourself
DIY dent repair saves hundreds of dollars