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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.

How to Pressure Wash Your Car

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


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.


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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...


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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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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Why Isn’t My Car AC Blowing Cold Air?

You're stuck in traffic on a hot day and warm air is coming from the vents. Not good. Here's why...


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How to Polish a Car Yourself

Want to restore your vehicle's dull, unattractive old paint job to near new? Car polish can help. Follow these steps...

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 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 Make The Life of Your Car Battery Last Longer

Double that car battery life and save some serious dough! These tips will keep your car's battery in tip-top condition...


How to Change a Tire

Do you know how to change a tire? It's really not that difficult. Here are some tips that will make...


4×4 Smarts: Safe Driving Tips for How to Use 4-Wheel-Drive

We'll walk you through the basics of using 4WD for city and highway driving.

How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by an Auto Mechanic

Don't be easy prey for a dishonest mechanic: Here are five tips on how to get your car fixed without...


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...


Car Repair Tips for Fast Fixes

Want to keep your car running smoothly and problem-free? We asked our ace mechanics for their best DIY fixes, tips...


Car Paint Repair: Get Touch Up Painting Done in 4 Quick Steps

Fix-up those door dings and nicks in a jiffy with this car paint touch up process.


How to Teach Your Teen How to Drive

Keep your teen safe by teaching them proper driving skills.


DIY Brake Tips

Use new high-temperature grease to improve long-term brake performance and wear


Brake Pad Replacement Cost and Repair – Avoid Getting Ripped Off

How to get a good brake job and save $1,000 over the life of your car. Here are tips for...


Basic Finish Nailer Tips

Get the most out of your pneumatic trim nailer.

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11 Scary Driving Scenarios and Exactly How to Handle Them

Often when driving, we encounter situations that are out of our control. Make the right decisions when in a tight...


How to Clean a Motorcycle: Motorcycle Detailing Tips

Use the same tricks the pros use to get your motorcycle showroom clean


Car Heater Repair Tips: Fixing a Blower Motor

Restore multiple speeds with a simple replacement part


Screws: How to Loosen a Stuck Phillips Screw

Conquer stripped-out Phillips screws


Tips for Selling Your Car

Tips for getting the most for your car when you sell it yourself


How to Repair Fiberglass

Fix boats, personal watercraft, even truck toppers with these fiberglass repair tips. Do it yourself and save thousands.