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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 Inside Car Windows

Follow these steps to clean glass on the inside and get rid of fingerprints, smudges and the dust generated by...


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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Why Do People Leave Their Windshield Wipers up in the Winter?

More people are pulling up their windshield wipers during inclement weather to prevent them freezing in place, but some prefer...


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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 Tire

Do you know how to change a tire? It's really not that difficult. Here are some tips that will make...

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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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 Measure Tire Tread

Watch and learn how to measure tire tread

The Freezing Point of Gasoline and Its Effect on Your Car

There are plenty of things to worry about when it comes time to winterize your vehicle. But is freezing gasoline...


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...

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.


How to Replace a Valve Cover Gasket Leak in 3 Steps

Replace the leaking valve cover gasket on a 4-cylinder engine in less than an hour


How to Install a Car MP3 Player

Install your own MP3 player and save a bundle