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Car maintenance projects and tips to help you keep your vehicle running smooth.
How to Replace Spark Plugs
Save big on car maintenance costs by changing spark plugs yourself!
Car Battery Care
How to care for your car battery
The 12 Worst Car Tips Mechanics Have Ever Heard
Auto repair experts share hilariously bad—and downright dangerous—money and time-saving secrets that will end up...
Spruce Up Your Car: How to Install Seat Covers
Make your car's interior look fresh and new with some seat covers
What You Need to Know to Adjust a Spark Plug Gap
Be sure to set and adjust the spark plug gap for your particular engine!
How to Clean an Engine
Add resale value to your car by keeping your engine clean.
How to Replace Windshield Wipers: Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement
Make sure your wipers wipe your windshield completely. You may need to replace your windshield...
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 Fix an Electrical Short Circuit
Your car or truck's electrical system isn't as complicated as you think
How to Replace a Broken Wheel Stud
Replacing a broken wheel stud is not as hard as it looks
How to Refinish Wheels
Freshen up your middle-aged car
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.
How to Check and Replace Car Fuses
Solve electrical problems yourself by simply replacing a fuse. We'll show you how to check...
How to Repair Leather Tears and Holes
Check out this leather repair guide for simple, DIY fix for tears and holes
How to Jumpstart a Car: Batteries in Cars Built After Year 2000
Traditional jumpstarts can cause problems
Repairing and Maintaining Car Door Weather Stripping
Prevent frozen car doors and torn weather stripping
Replace Bad Spark Plug Wires Before They Wear Out
Change the wires now to prevent big problems later
Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF) Cleaning
You can clean rather than replace the expensive mass air flow sensor
How To Lubricate Car Locks, Hinges and Latches
It only takes about 10 minutes!
How to Buy Spark Plugs
Get better performance
How to Change Auto Light Bulbs
Replace the 5 most neglected light bulbs in your vehicle
Car Care: How to Store Your Classic Car or Sports Car
Time to put your baby away? Here's how to store your car so it's road-ready...
When to Change Car Air Filter
A dirty air filter can decrease your gas mileage by almost 10%.
How to Change a Car Battery
The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change a car...
How to Test and Replace a PCV Valve
What is a PCV valve? Do I really need to change it?
How to Winterize a Car
Prepare your car now for cold weather and snow and avoid winter emergencies with these...
Coolant Testing with a Multimeter
Perform a quick diagnostic test with a multimeter
Protect Your Engine With Additives
Fuel additives improve engine performance and other additives solve a variety of engine/drive-train problems
How to Change Wiper Blades
Do-it-yourself and save $20
How to Choose the Right Car Oil and Filter
Use the right oil and filter and make your car last
Restarting Your Car Does Not Use More Fuel Than Idling, Here’s Why
You’re actually wasting money by leaving that car idle!
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