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Car maintenance projects and tips to help you keep your vehicle running smooth.
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....
How to Replace Battery Terminals
Replace your battery terminals in an hour for less than $20.
How to Change Oil for a Lawn Mower
The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change lawn mower oil.
Change Your Car’s Transmission Fluid
Make $200 an hour and add years to you transmission's life
Fix Car Dents Yourself
DIY dent repair saves hundreds of dollars
How to Clean a Throttle Body
This 10-minute throttle body fix could solve your rough idle problem with just a little...
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
Car Maintenance: Air Filter Check & PCV Valves
Evaluate your own air filter and PCV valve
How to Change Air Filter
Do this 10 minute job yourself and save $30
How to Change Coolant
Let our auto repair expert save you big bucks and show you how to change your own coolant.
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...
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...
Chalk Marker Under Hood
If your vehicle has a large air filter cover, like the one on my truck,...