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Car maintenance projects and tips to help you keep your vehicle running smooth.
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 and Vinyl
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!
13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Car
Put the brakes on these all-too-common mistakes to help keep your car on the road...
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 next spring.
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 battery.
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...
27 Things You Must Do To Get Your Car Ready For Winter
This list will help you avoid no-starts, frozen doors and windows, engine freeze-up and accidents....
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!
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,...
12 Myths You Need To Stop Believing About Your Car
These common myths could actually be ruining your car.
How To Avoid These Common Car Failures This Winter
There’s nothing more depressing than hopping into a car on a blistery cold morning...
12 Automotive Handy Hints
Working on a vehicle can be intimidating for non-mechanic types, but some tasks are very...
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.
Cardboard Drop Cloth
Large pieces of cardboard are great for covering your workbench during messy gluing or painting...