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Whether you have a car, motorcycle or truck, keep your vehicle running smooth and looking good with these helpful auto repair and paint job tips, projects and products.

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How to Clean Inside Car Windows

Follow these steps to clean glass on the inside and get rid of fingerprints, smudges and the dust generated by your dashboard and upholstery.

How To Turn Your Truck Into An Inverter Generator (VIDEO)

Watch this video to learn one pro's solution to the portable power problem.


How to Never Scrape Your Windshield Again

Winter can be harsh. Not only is there all the snow blowing and shoveling, but scraping your car windshield can...


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How to Test a Spark Plug to See If It’s Working

Every small gasoline engine has a spark plug, and this key component requires periodic inspection and testing. Learn how to...


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How to Clean a Small-Engine Spark Plug

All small engines have a spark plug, and cleaning spark plugs from time to time helps keep your equipment running...

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How to Repair Rust on a Car

As long as vehicle body panels are made from steel, they're going to rust.


How to Repair Small Engines: Cleaning the Carburetor

Don't Google "small engine repair near me" the next time your lawnmower sputters. Learn how to do it yourself. Small...

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6 Tips for Driving in Winter

Driving in snow and ice presents many challenges. Here are seven winter driving tips to keep you safe when the...


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How to Check Your Windshield Wiper Fluid

Checking your windshield wiper fluid is not like checking your oil — it doesn’t have a dipstick. You simply fill...


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How to Put Snow Chains on Your Tires

If you've purchased snow chains and don't know how to put them on your car (or you're just curious) don't...


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How to Temporarily Cover a Broken Car Window

Protect your car with a temporary window cover made with tape and a high-density garbage bag that will stand up...

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Why Won’t My Windshield Wipers Turn Off?

Got windshield wipers that won't turn off? There are several possible causes. Learn why this problem happens and how to...


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How to Properly Dispose of Motor Oil

Disposing of used motor oil requires careful attention, but pays dividends for the environment. The bottom line: Recycling is the...


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How to Efficiently Charge a Car Battery

Without a charged battery, your vehicle won't get you anywhere. Learn all about how to charge a battery so you...


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How to Check Oil in a Car

Knowing how to check the oil is one of the most essential tasks you can do to take care of...


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How to Clean a Car Air Filter

Extend the life of your engine air filter and increase your gas mileage by cleaning your air filter with a...

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How to Test a Car Battery

Car batteries eventually stop working and it's important to diagnose the problem correctly. Learn how to simply and safely test...


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How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Learn how to clean leather car seats for spotless, hydrated, supple leather that's protected from cracks and dryness.


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How to Clean Car Carpet

Learn how to clean car carpet and eliminate old stains and smells for good.


How to Wash Car Windows

Learn how to clean car windows for sparkling clean glass that gives you the best visual clarity, particularly on rainy...


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Best Car Wax Removers for 2020

Preparing to paint or coat your car, and wondering how to remove car wax? Here are six of the best...


How to Properly Clean Car Tires

Proper maintenance of your vehicle's tires depends upon a regular cleaning regimen. Here's how to clean tires using a simple,...


How to Remove Wax From a Car

Car wax is useful, but sometimes it needs to be removed. Learn how to remove car wax before polishing, coating...


How to Properly Wax a Car

Ever wonder how to wax a car? Follow these steps and learn how to boost your car's appearance and protection.

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How to Properly Clean a License Plate

No vehicle looks its best with a dirty license plate. Follow these key cleaning tips and you'll have your license...


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How to Prepare Your Boat for Summer

Excited to get out on the water? Use this checklist to prepare your boat for the upcoming season and beyond.


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How to Clean Cloth Car Seats

Cleaning cloth car seats is easy — it just takes a little elbow grease and attention to detail with the...


How to Clean Cloth Car Mats

Learn how to clean your car's cloth mats to see a big difference in your interior. Your mats will look...


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How to Clean Rubber Car Mats

Cleaning the dried mud and spilled coffee off your rubber car mats is quick and easy with a high-pressure garden...


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How to Get That New Car Smell

People love that new car smell — but what is it? And how can you keep your car smelling like...