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 Replace a Broken Brake Light

Got a brake light that's not working? In less time than it takes to drive to the auto repair shop, you can fix that light yourself.

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How to Increase the Lifespan of Your Tires

The answer to the seemingly simple question "How long do car tires last?" isn't that simple. Here's why.

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How to Temporarily Cover a Broken Car Window

Protect your car with a temporary window cover made with tape and a high-density garbage bag that will stand up...

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How to Replace Your Car’s Fuel Filter

When your vehicle needs a new fuel filter, save money by doing the job yourself. Here's how.

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How to Perform a Differential Flush on Your Car

The differential is a vital part of every vehicle and it's easy to forget to replace the differential oil. This...

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Why Won’t My Windshield Wipers Work?

Windshield wipers stopped working? Learn about the four most common wiper problems and how to fix them.

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How to Wash a Car at Home

A clean, shiny car never stays that way for long, so proper washing techniques are essential. Learn all about how...

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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...

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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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What Is the Fluid Leaking From My Car?

There is something dripping from your car. If it's water, don't worry. If it's something else, here's how to figure...

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How to Make Cloudy Car Headlight Lenses Clear Again

Got vehicle headlights with foggy, yellowing plastic lenses? Learn why this happens and how to make your headlight lenses clear...

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How to Reset the Oil Change Light in a Car

Has the "Maintenance" or "Oil Change" indicator light appeared on your vehicle? Learn what it means and how to get...

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How to Properly Dispose of Car Batteries

Your car battery is a heavy lump of toxic metals and acid. Properly disposing of that battery can avoid an...

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How to Flush a Car Radiator

Got a car you want to keep running for a long time? Then a healthy cooling system is a must....

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How to Read the Size of a Tire

Need new tires for your car but not sure how to read tire size? Learn about tire size and other...

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How to Properly Rotate Tires on Your Car

If you want to take good care of your car, it's important you rotate your tires. And yes, you can...

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Why Won’t My Windshield Wipers Turn Off?

Got windshield wipers that won't turn off? There are several possible causes. Learn why this problem happens and how to...

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How to Properly Dispose of Motor Oil

Disposing of used motor oil requires careful attention, but pays dividends for the environment. The bottom line: Recycling is the...

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How to Efficiently Charge a Car Battery

Without a charged battery, your vehicle won't get you anywhere. Learn all about how to charge a battery so you...

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How to Check Oil in a Car

Knowing how to check the oil is one of the most essential tasks you can do to take care of...

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How to Safely Disconnect a Car Battery

If a car battery is working well, we tend to forget it exists. But if it stops working, do you...

How to Clean a Car Air Filter

Extend the life of your engine air filter and increase your gas mileage by cleaning your air filter with a...

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How to Test a Car Battery

Car batteries eventually stop working and it's important to diagnose the problem correctly. Learn how to simply and safely test...

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How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Learn how to clean leather car seats for spotless, hydrated, supple leather that's protected from cracks and dryness.

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How to Clean Car Carpet

Learn how to clean car carpet and eliminate old stains and smells for good.

How to Wash Car Windows

Learn how to clean car windows for sparkling clean glass that gives you the best visual clarity, particularly on...

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Best Car Wax Removers

Preparing to paint or coat your car, and wondering how to remove car wax? Here are six of the best...

How to Properly Clean Car Tires

Proper maintenance of your vehicle's tires depends upon a regular cleaning regimen. Here's how to clean tires using a simple,...