General Car Maintenance

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5 Issues Affecting a Car's Heating System

As the blustery months of winter arrive, folks will depend on their car's heating system to keep

What Is This Auto Fluid Leak?

Troubleshoot that puddle under your car with these tips.

The Best Ways to Become Your Own Auto Mechanic

Don't let car repair intimidate you. Here are 7 simple repairs you can do on your own.

Environmentally Friendly Hacks for Your Car

Help the environment (and save money!) with these tips.

How to Use Spray Metallic Car Paint

Repainting your car with metallic car paint requires the same tools, knowledge, and skill as other forms of automotive paint.

6 Tips on Finding Your Vehicles Oil Drain Plug

Finding the oil drain plug is an essential first step to getting your oil changed. You need to unplug

How to Repair a Convertible Top

You can fix small rips yourself.

What Kind of Paint to Use if You Spray Paint a Car

Consider ease of use and durability when choosing a spray paint for your car.

How to Troubleshoot a Noisy Air Conditioner Clutch

Identify one of the many possible causes for a noisy air conditioner.

Troubleshooting a Car Stereo Speaker

Make sure to check the wires.

How to Fix a Leaky Oil Drain Plug

The bad news is that a leaking oil drain plug can be catastrophic. The good news is that it's usually easy to repair.

Troubleshooting Your Car Flip-Down Monitor

No sound is a common monitor problem.

How to Remove Scratches from a Motorcycle Windshield

Having a scratch-free motorcycle windshield can prevent road accidents.

DIY Car Care Checklist

There are many things you can maintain on your car without calling in a professional.

How to Use a Suction Style Car Dent Puller

Fix your car dent with the right tool for the job.

How to Install a Parking Camera: Wiring the Front Camera

A parking camera helps you avoid pets, objects, and other vehicles.

Troubleshooting Your FM Radio Transmitter

The transmitter changes the output sound from these audio devices into radio signals.

How a Knock Sensor Works

A knock sensor is a device used to prevent detonation or spark knock.

How to Adjust Rear Drum Brakes

Although automobile disc brakes are the newest in brake design, rear drum brakes continue to be used.

How to Bypass a Car Heater Core

A car heater core is the part of the engine's cooling system that heats up the interior of the car.

2 Important Passenger Airbag Safety Precautions

A passenger airbag is an important safety feature.

How to Install a Kill Switch in a Car

One way to keep your car from being stolen is to have a kill switch in your car.

How to Reset an Airbag Light

When working on the electrical components in your dash, you may find you will also need to reset the airbag light.

How to Quiet Your Motorcycle Exhausts

There are a few different ways you can turn down the volume on your motorcycle's exhaust.

How to Boost A Car Audio Subwoofer without an Amp

If your crossover controls aren’t set correctly, then your audio system can get confused.

How to Clean an Oxygen Sensor

A dirty oxygen sensor can lead to big problems, so be sure you know how to remove and clean them to keep your car in good shape.

Troubleshooting Your Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror

An auto-dimming rear view mirror is a great convenience when there is too much light on the mirror.

How to Test an Airbag Sensor

An airbag is worthless if the airbag sensor isn't working properly.

How a Fuel Pressure Regulator Works

Fuel pressure is affected by this sudden fall of vacuum suction.

How to Install Cruise Control in Your Car

You can install cruise control in under an hour.

How to Clean a Motorcycle Engine

You should occasionally clean your motorcycle engine to keep your bike looking its best.

Troubleshooting a Buzzing Sound in a Car Stereo Speaker

Hearing a buzzing sound from your car stereo speaker can be really annoying.

10 Most Common Causes of Car Paint Damage

Most of the common causes of car paint damage are sadly unavoidable.

When to Change Your Brake Drums

Brakes are your car's most important safety featue.

6 Materials for Building Subwoofer Boxes

When building sub woofer boxes, it is important to choose materials that enable the piece of equipment

How to Perform a Camber Adjustment

The camber adjustment of your wheels is an important measurement to keep an eye on.

How to Convert a Home Subwoofer into a Car Audio Subwoofer

If your car's stereo system needs more bass, you should consider a subwoofer.

Troubleshooting Your Reverse Parking Sensors

If your vehicle has reverse parking sensors that are not performing the way they should, there are several different reasons why they can't be used to help you avoid obstructions when backing up your vehicle.

How to Repair a Heated Car Seat

Heated car seats can be great for cold winter mornings.

How to Change a Clutch in Your Car

You need not go to an auto mechanic school just to learn how to change a clutch. Changing the clutch

How to Flush and Fill Coolant

Flush and fill your car's antifreeze every five years.

How to Replace a Gear Shift Knob in Your Car

It's not safe to drive when not all components are compatible or secure. If your gear shifter knob has come loose, be sure to replace it securely with these three simple steps.

How to Calibrate Your Reverse Parking Sensors

Reverse parking sensors can literally save lives. Install this new system into your vehicle to help you avoid unnecessary accidents.

How to Install a Camshaft Position Sensor

Situated near or around the crankshaft, this small component is an important one. Here's how to properly install a camshaft sensor for your vehicle.