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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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Upgrade Your Motorcycle Safety Gear

We talked to helmet, glove, boot and clothing gear manufacturers to get the scoop on new gear as well as...

Fix a Flat Survival Guide

Got a flat tire? You'll survive.

What to do If

Expert advice on what to do if a dashboard warning light appears, plus how to prepare for and prevent other...

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Learn About Tires

There's more to tires than meets the eye

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Painting Tips: How to Paint Faster

Professional secrets for a speedy, great-looking job

How to Buy Tires

Buy tires the smart way—set priorities and do your homework

Alternator Replacement: When to Listen to Your Mechanic

When replacing and alternator, other upgrades are worth doing too

Car Care: Protect Your Car’s Paint

Stop road debris from chipping your car's paint

Roadside Emergency Guide

How to handle roadside trouble

How to Fix a Gas Octane Mixup

Easy fix for a gas pump mix up

Car Care: How to Pour Oil

Eliminate oil bottle “burps”

Car Accessories: DC/AC Inverter

Cigarette lighter chargers explained

Car Accessories: Roof Rack Safety Warning

Don't trust roof racks for large loads

How to Upgrade Motorcycle Handlebars

Make that old clunker stylish again

How to Repack Wheel Bearings

Simple maintenance prevents the No. 1 cause of trailer breakdowns

Change a Tire: Two Jacks Make it Easy

Jacks with no moving parts mean less hassle

Car Won’t Start: Here’s What to Do

There may be a simple solution

Diagnose Car Problems With a Stethoscope

Is there a doctor in the car?

Protect Yourself With Disposable Nitrile Gloves

Nitrile gloves prevent skin contact with harmful chemicals

Removing a Trailer Hitch Ball

Remove a rusted trailer hitch with penetrating fluid and air power

Save Money With DIY Truck Repair

Crawl under your truck and save some money with these DIY repairs

LED Safety Lighting

New brighter LEDs protect you from potential burns and fire

Top Auto Mechanic Tools

Pros pick their top automotive tools that pay off in performance and time saved

Service Your Spare Tire Carrier

Lubricate your spare tire lift to make sure you have access to your spare when you need it.

Tips for Buying a Mechanic’s Creeper

Give your back a rest by investing in a padded creeper

How to Clean Glass Windows and Doors

Make glass sparkle again with these simple cleaning solutions