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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Tips for Buying a Used Car

Follow these four simple steps to find a dependable used car

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How to Test and Replace a PCV Valve

What is a PCV valve? Do I really need to change it?

Summer Car Emergency Kit

You know about preparing a winter emergency kit for your car, but what about a summer kit? High temperatures can...

Tail Light Replacement Made Easy

Use the Internet to find great prices on parts

How to Repair a Dim Headlight

Simply clean the ground connection or replace the bulb to quickly solve the problem

Reader Project: Garden Tractor Built With Junkyard Car Parts

When he came across plans for a homemade garden tractor, his obsession began. The plans were more than 45 years old, so...

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Car at Costco

From a new set of tires to car washes, here's how you can save at Costco.

10 Creative Ways to Stay Warm in a Car That has No Heat

If you don't have heat in your car and the temperatures drop, you could be in for a very uncomfortable...

12 Iconic Cars from Movies

From a James Bond car to the Batmobile, these classic movies had some of the coolest, funniest and weirdest cars...

How to Winterize a Car

Prepare your car now for cold weather and snow and avoid winter emergencies with these car care and Winter...

Repacking Trailer Wheel Bearings

This task only takes and hour and will avoid a costly trailer repair.

How to Load a Grease Gun Cartridge

Avoid air locks and your grease gun will always work.

DIY Pickup Bumper Replacement

Replace a rusted or dented pickup bumper yourself

Don’t Use Economy Auto Parts

Don't go for cheap parts unless you plan to junk your car in a year or so

How to Check Brake Fluid

Make sure the corrosion inhibitor in your brake fluid hasn't worn out

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11 Great Tips for DIY Car Body Repair

Do you prefer to work on your car yourself? Do you like the idea of being able to fix a...

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Coolant Testing with a Multimeter

Perform a quick diagnostic test with a multimeter

Protect Your Engine With Additives

Fuel additives improve engine performance and other additives solve a variety of engine/drive-train problems

Boat Maintenance Tips

One of the most important boating skills you will ever learn is proper boat maintenance. A boat is not like...

How to Choose the Right Car Oil and Filter

Use the right oil and filter and make your car last

10 Easy Car Upgrades for DIYers

Fix up your car with a little time and effort with these 10 easy car fixes. They don't take much...

15 Vintage Cars You’ll Wish You Could Drive Today

Print advertisements for cars back in the day used to look a lot different!

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Winter Driving: How to Survive a Car Breakdown

Winter adds an extra level of danger when a car breaks down.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Never Go to Another Car Wash

Whipping brushes, acid-etching chemicals, and mineral deposits—you might want to think twice before heading to the car wash.

15 Strangest Things Mechanics Have Found in Cars

Think French fries on the floorboard and stinky gym shoes in the back seat of your car is bad? That’s...

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Using a Diagnostic Car Code Reader

Unravel the mysteries of the “Check Engine” light with a car code reader.