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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 Cloth Car Mats

Learn how to clean your car's cloth mats to see a big difference in your interior. Your mats will look like you just drove your car off the lot.

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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...


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How to Clean Inside Car Windows

Say goodbye to dirty car windows with these easy-to-follow steps.


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The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Car Washes

A pro car wash can be fully automated or done by hand. Here's how to decide which option is right...

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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 to Do When Your Engine Is Knocking

Take action to stop engine knocking before your engine becomes seriously damaged.


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...


How to Fix a Seized Engine

Sitting idle can cause an engine to seize. Learn how to free it and get your vehicle running again.


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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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This Easy Trick Will Defrost Your Car Window in Seconds

How to clear off a car window in just a few seconds.


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How to Clean Your Engine Bay

Extend the life of your engine and preserve the value of your vehicle by learning how to clean the engine...

3 Easy Ways to Remove Scratches from a Car

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


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...


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This Is the Safest (and Fastest!) Way to Remove Snow from Your Car

We know, it's cold. Here's how to do the job quickly.


How to Advertise Your Construction Company on Your Vehicle

A detailed guide to fitting your vehicle with decals that promote your business how you want it to be promoted.


How to Change a Car Tire

Do you know what to do when you have to change a tire? Here are some tips that'll make the...


Repair a Rear Window Defogger

Pick up an inexpensive defogger repair kit and complete the repair in less than 30 minutes.


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 Remove Rust From Brake Rotors

Rusty rotors peeking out from behind your expensive alloy wheels? Here's how to remove rust from brake rotors.


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How to Change Car Oil

Save money and do the job right


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Car Won’t Start – Troubleshooting & How to Fix

Car won't start? It may just need a good smack


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10 Most Common Car Repair Rip-Offs

Owning a car is expensive, especially when anything breaks. While you can expect to pay a handsome price for complicated...


How to Get Rid of Salt Stains in Your Car

Get rid of wintery residue with these methods for cleaning salt stains.


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How to Measure Tire Tread

Watch and learn how to measure tire tread