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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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13 Best Car Detailing Tools

Professional detailers swear by these car detailing tools to keep their vehicles looking new.

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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.


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Tips for Getting Water Stains Out of Car Seats

Simple tips, straight from the pros, for how to get water stains out of car seats and other car upholstery.


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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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Car Detailing Costs: Is It Cheaper To DIY?

Wishing your car had that like-new look? Detailing can give you what you're looking for, but you'll have to decide...

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A Guide To Interior Car Detailing Like a Pro

Does your car's interior need a tune-up? Restore its luster with a pro-level interior car detailing you can do yourself.


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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...

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How to Wash Your Car at Home in Winter

Winter weather and road salt can wreak havoc on your car. Protect it by washing it — even in cold...


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What’s the Big Deal About Liquid Glass Car Polish?

Liquid Glass has been revered among car enthusiasts for producing a long-lasting paint shine with minimal effort. But is it...


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Best Car Polishes of 2022

Want to improve your vehicle's sheen, but aren't sure which is the best car polish? Learn about eight great polish...


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Best Car Stain Removers of 2022

These eight cleaners will stand up to spilled coffee, grease, pet accidents and just about any other car upholstery stain...

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How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Your Car

Smoke is a difficult smell to get out of your car. You may end up needing a professional detail but,...


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How to Check Tire Pressure

Learning how to check tire pressure is easy and inexpensive. Make it a part of your monthly maintenance routine in...


How to Change Rear Brake Pads

Maintaining disc brakes is a perfect opportunity for DIYers to get their hands dirty and save a few hundred dollars.


What Is a Brake Caliper (And How To Tell if Mine is Bad)?

If your car is equipped with disc brakes, brake calipers are critical to slowing and stopping your car. Here's what...


3 Easy Ways to Remove Scratches from a Car

Removing paint scratches from your car is easier than you think.

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...


How to Measure Tire Tread

Watch and learn how to measure tire tread


How to Repair Chipped Car Paint in 4 Simple Steps

Repair your car's paint chip now before it mushrooms into a much bigger expense.


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Car Maintenance: Make Your Tires Last

Maintain proper tire pressure


How to Safely Jack Up a Truck

Follow these steps to get your truck up on jacks and ready to work on.


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.


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What Is a Brake Light Switch and When Should You Replace It?

The brake light switch on your vehicle serves an important safety function. Learn how to test it and determine when...


How to Check Tire Pressure with a Digital Tire Gauge

Check car tire pressure regularly to save money on gas and wear on your tires after you learn how to...

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Should You Buy Car Paint Sealant?

Apply sealant yourself and save money


DIY Brake Tips

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


How to Check Brakes

Diagnose brake problems yourself


How to Replace Your Own Struts

Replace struts yourself and save $300


Changing Brake Fluid

Test your brake fluid and replace it if it's worn out


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...