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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 Corroded Battery Terminals

Car battery maintenance is an important part of keeping your vehicle running smoothly. Here's everything you need to know.

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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.


This Clever Hack Will Keep Your Car Windows from Fogging Up

With the help of three ordinary materials, you won't have to worry about this annoyance anymore.


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Family Handyman Approved: Sea Foam Motor Treatment

Keep your engines running smoothly.


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Always Score Your License Plate Sticker with a Razor — Here’s Why

This trick could prevent thieves from taking your tags.

How to Pressure Wash Your Car

Here's how to pressure wash your car without damaging it.


10 Things To Look for When Buying a Used Boat

A used boat can save you thousands, compared to the cost of a new boat. But, as with a used...

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You Should Know What the Numbers on Your Tires Mean

There's more to those numbers than meets the eye. Here's what those numbers on your tires mean—and why knowing them...


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Tips for Cleaning Your Car Seats Like a Pro

Ride in clean comfort with these tips for how to clean car seats. With minimal effort, your car seats will...


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How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.


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This DIY Car Maintenance Task Could Prevent a Serious Breakdown This Winter

Don't get stuck on the side of the road this winter because of an issue you can prevent. Check out...

Here’s Why You Should Always Open Your Car Door with Your Right Hand

Opening the door with your right hand can save a biker's life.


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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...


34 Secret Car-Buying Tips Your Dealer Won’t Tell You

Find out how to get the most value out of your purchase by side-stepping these common car dealer practices.


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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.

Winter Car Tips: 12 Things You Should Always Have in Your Car During the Winter

Winter driving can be nerve-racking and often dangerous. If you're heading out into the snow and ice, here are 12...


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21 Car Hacks That’ll Make Driving So Much Better

Whether you’re gearing up for a road trip or just want to make your daily commute less of a chore,...


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When Is the Best Time To Buy a Car?

It’s probably not the most convenient, but it will get you the best deal.


10 Easiest Ways To Find The Cheapest Gas In Your Area

Tired of overpaying at the gas pump? Well, that's about to change. Learn how to find cheap gas near you.


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This $5 Product Will Have Your Car Looking and Smelling Like New

Try these incredibly effective and super affordable wipes.


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20 Bad Auto Habits Your Mechanic Wants You to Stop Doing

Keep your mechanic happy by not doing these things to your vehicle.


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7 Things to Remember When 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 Change a Car Battery

If you’ve determined your battery is bad, here’s how to replace it yourself with only a few tools.


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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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Why You Should Never, Ever Put Your Feet on the Dashboard

You may say it's comfortable, but it really isn't worth the risk.


9 Most Reliable Cars That Rarely Need a Mechanic

If you’re looking for good, reliable cars, you might want to consider the following winners.


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Can I Fix Hail Damage to My Car?

Wondering if you can fix hail damage to your car yourself? It may be possible if you have the right...


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Watch Out for These 13 Common Car Repair Scams

Unless you're a car expert or best friends with a mechanic, you might be tricked into paying for services you...