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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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This Is How Much Gas You Should Keep in Your Tank

Keeping your tank at least one-quarter filled can help prevent damage and extend the life of your car.

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The Sneaky Way Thieves Target Your Car Key Fob

Keyless ignition systems have become so convenient, but they're also attracting hackers. Here's how to protect yours.


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Family Handyman Approved: Sea Foam Motor Treatment

Keep your engines running smoothly.


8 Best Pressure Washer Attachments

Want to enhance your pressure washer game? These eight pressure washer attachments turn a great tool into a can't-live-without-it workhorse.


8 Best Pop-Up Canopies of 2022

Stay shaded outside this summer with one of these great canopy options.

Best Pop-Up Campers

Fulfill all your camping needs with these pop-up campers, perfect for your next outdoor adventure.


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Fact or Fiction: Can I Pump Gas With My Car Running?

We answer the age-old question if running your car engine while refueling is safe, and review the potential dangers.

12 Silent Signs Your Car Is Failing

Those warning signs you might think aren't a big deal actually could indicate a major problem. Here are some silent...


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8 Best Car Maintenance Apps Available

Do you hate keeping track of your vehicle's maintenance schedule? These apps can track service, repairs and fuel economy with...


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10 Bad Gas Pump Habits That Cost You Hundreds Each Year

These gas pump habits may seem harmless, but they're likely costing you money every time you fill up.


12 Cool Truck Accessories That Will Make Your Old Truck Smarter

These 12 truck accessories help you play catch-up with the latest, high-priced pickup trucks. Some are high-tech smart, some are...

Driving With Hazards On In Bad Weather: Is It Legal?

Maybe not. The laws vary from state to state.


Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1987: Buyer’s Guide to Vacation Vehicles

In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th Anniversary, we're diving back into the archives and highlighting some of the great stories...



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8 Best Car Dog Barriers

If your dog can't sit still in the car, a dog barrier will ensure they don't end up in your...


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6 Prime Day Products to Help Us Weather the Winter

Winter is right around the corner. These Prime Day products will help you prepare for the snow and ice.

Here’s What Happens to Cars That Don’t Sell

Wouldn’t it be nice if dealerships just gave away the unsold cars for free?


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15 Things You Should Never Do To Your Car

If your goal is to keep your car in great shape, don't even consider doing any of these things.


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75 Car Maintenance Tasks You Can Do on Your Own

DIY vehicle maintenance saves money and puts you comfortably in the driver's seat, in more ways than one. See how...


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5 Best Car Tires

Need some new car tires, but overwhelmed by all the options? Learn about five of the best tires on the...


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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.


10 Classic Cars That Have Stood the Test of Time

Vehicles come and go, but these truly iconic cars have stood the test of time.