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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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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 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


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.


This Is the Cheapest Day of the Week to Buy Gas

Here's how to play it smart when you're at the pump.


How to Maintain Disc Brakes

How to Maintain Disc Brakes

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...


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How to Hook Up a Trailer

Don’t lose your $25,000 boat or worse yet, kill someone.


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...


Snow Tires vs. All Season Tires

Learn the differences of winter tires vs. all-season tires, like snow tires have superior traction under snowy conditions


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