Replace Side View Mirror Glass
Buy a precut mirror and fix the broken one on your car. The fix costs less than $20 for parts and supplies and takes only 10 minutes to…
Replace a Leaking Heater Hose
Save money on your next heater hose repair by replacing just the leaky hose instead of the whole assembly. All you need is a rotary tool and a…
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Install New Car Carpet
Replace the old dirty carpeting in your car with new pre-formed carpeting. It’ll only cost about $200 and take 3 to 4 hours to do a…
How to Replace Dashboard Lights
Replace dashboard lights by removing the trim panel and instrument cluster. It sounds intimidating, but it's simpler than you might think…
Replace a Broken Side View Mirror
Replacing a broken side view mirror is easier and cheaper than you might think. Once you have the right tools, the hardest part is just finding…
DIY Car Mats
One simple way to keep your car clean is to cut scraps of old carpet to fit on the floor as mats. We found our carpet scraps for less than $2…
Simple Way to Add Traction to Your Car for Winter Driving
Adding water softener salt bags in the trunk of your rear-wheel-drive vehicle will add weight to the backside of your car.
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…
How to Loosen Nuts, Bolts and Screws
Torches, screw extractors, oil and other tricks to help you free stuck fasteners. These tips work on any fasteners in your home, automobiles and…
Motorcycles are enjoyable and efficient. Ridden properly, they’re safe, too. Follow these simple safety tips, and you and your bike will…
What to do If
What do you do if a dashboard warning light comes on? Our experts tell you how to respond to these and other common roadside emergencies. We…