10 Car Problems You Can Easily Fix Yourself
You don't have to take your car into the shop for everything. You can save a bundle by doing these ten simple repairs yourself using replacement…
Great Tips for Getting Better Gas Mileage
Putting off normal maintenance can lower your MPG and cost you more in gas than the maintenance would cost. You have to do the maintenance…
Do it right. Do it yourself.
The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.
15 Things You Need in Your Car Year Round
You never know when you’re going to find yourself in a parking lot with a dead battery, on the side of the road with a flat tire or even in a…
13 Things You Need in Your Winter Car Survival Kit
Don't get stranded out in the cold – make your own winter car survival kit.
DIY Pickup Bumper Replacement
A rusty or dented bumper can drag down the whole appearance of a pickup that's in otherwise good shape. Having it replaced by a pro will set you…
10 Things You Should Know About Gasoline
Do you think premium gas is free of ethanol and the best choice for small engines? Do you ever treat your car to an occasional tank of premium…
Hack Your Car Top Carrier: Loading Tips and Safety Smarts
Improperly secured loads can fly off your vehicle and injure people when you're driving down the highway, or even just turning or stopping. In…
How to Splice Automotive Wires
Use a professional crimper and electrical moisture sealant to make quick, solid connections in auto wiring.
Retire Your Old Automotive Test Light
Invest in a computer-safe test light and retire the old incandescent test light. The old one can damage sensitive electronics in your car.
Your local home center probably carries at least a dozen kinds of lubricant. Ever wonder why so many? So did we. Here's what we found out.
Top Auto Mechanic Tools
Pro mechanics reveal their top automotive tools, the ones that they keep close at hand and work best for them, including a battery-powered…