Car Maintenance projects
Replace Spark Plug Wires Before They Wear Out
Worn spark plug wires and boots can start to leak voltage to nearby engine parts, causing arcing and creating performance problems. Replace…
Save Money on Gas: Tips for Better Gas Mileage & Fuel Economy
Why spend more at the gas pump when you can easily spend less? Follow these simple tips and you’ll see a noticeable difference in your…
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Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement
Do your windshield wipers leave unwiped spots for no apparent reason, even after you replaced the blades? Chances are the hinge is binding from…
How to Fix a Short Circuit
Automotive electrical problems might seem insurmountable, but they’re not. All you have to do is locate where the current stops flowing.…
Chalk Marker Under Hood
Car maintenance is important, but it’s often overlooked unless you write down when certain tasks need to get done. This hint will help! If you…
Cardboard Drop Cloth
When you unbox a large item at your house (a new TV or kitchen appliance, for example) save one or two large slabs of cardboard before recycling…
Best Car Cleaning Tips and Tricks
Simple ways to get your car looking almost brand new!
Cool Auto Shop Tools You Need
A garage mechanic’s wish list: all the tools you could ever need (and want) in your shop for car maintenance.
How to Winterize a Car
Prepare your car now for cold weather and snow and avoid winter emergencies with these winter car care tips. This list will help you avoid…