General Car Maintenance

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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 Wire an External Alternator Regulator

An external regulator can provide a boost to the alternator.

5 Benefits of a High Output Alternator

Most people are unfamiliar with high output alternators.

Automobile Upholstery Fabric Types

All types of car upholstery have pros and cons.

How to Remove Rust from a Chrome Bumper

A couple of cheap household items are all you need to remove rust from a chrome bumper.

Brake Shoes vs Brake Pads

There are a number of reasons why you might be considering using brake shoes rather than brake pads.

How to Remove a Vent Visor

A vent visor is a simple attachment that is placed on your car or truck's windows. It is used to reduce

4 Most Common Causes of Fading Car Paint Color

Sunlight causes paint to fade.

Car Paint Repair: How to Remove Car Paint from Windows

If you have ever done any car paint repair, that is, if you have touched up the paint on your car, you

5 Best Tools for a Basic Car Paint Touch Up

Use the right tools and proper technique for a pro finish.

How to Use a Car Touch up Paint Pen

In the normal course of using a car, you may find that you occasionally need to use a car touch up paint

Troubleshooting LED Fog Lights

When switched on they can cut through the mist effectively.

How to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

You need good wiper blades to keep your windshield clear.

How to Repair a Full Face Motorcycle Helmet

A full face motorcycle helmet goes through abuse over time.

How to Use a Suction Style Car Dent Puller

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

How to Replace a Tire Pressure Sensor

If you are a particularly meticulous or careful driver, you may decide that you need to include a tire

How to Check the Ohms on Your Oxygen Sensor

Ohms are the resistance between two points.

How to Paint a Car with Acrylic Car Paint

Painting a car is not a difficult task.

How to Locate Your Windshield Rain Sensor

If you want to use your windshield rain sensor or find out if you have one on your vehicle, you will

Car Air Conditioner Repair: Detecting and Fixing a Leak

Car air conditioner repair is essential when your car’s air conditioner does not function properly.

How to Troubleshoot a Noisy Alternator Pulley

Have a shrieking engine? Learn what you can do if an alternator pulley is the source.

How to Repair a Convertible Top

You can fix small rips yourself.

Adding Freon to a Car Air Conditioner

When your car air conditioner no longer seems to be working as well as it once did, the likely cause

10 Most Common Causes of Car Paint Damage

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

Pros and Cons of Using Enamel Car Paint

Enamel car paint, is it right for your ride?

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.

Car Speaker Repair: How to Prevent Car Speaker Popping

If you hear popping in your sound system, the problem is often a short in the wiring.

Causes and Signs of a Bad Fuel Pump

Know what to look for when your diesel fuel pump might be going bad.

When to Change Your Brake Drums

Brakes are your car's most important safety featue.

Fuel Pump Wiring Basics

If the fuel pump is not wired properly, the car won't run.

How to Prime an Electric Fuel Pump

An electric fuel pump is an essential component which can be found in your car. The fuel pump is used

How to Perform a Brake Fluid Flush

Moisture can lead to corrosion and rust in the brake system.

Replacing Freon in an Air Conditioner

Eventually the refrigerant in your A/C will run out, but you can fix it yourself! Make your car cool again with these four steps.

How to Test an Airbag Sensor

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

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.

How to Change a Fuel Level Sensor

If you have to change your vehicle's fuel level sensor, don't spend several hundreds on a pro when you can do yourself for much cheaper.

How to Install Cruise Control in Your Car

You can install cruise control in under an hour.

Troubleshooting Your Car's Cruise Control

One of three main components is likely the problem with your cruise control.

How to Repair a Heated Car Seat

Heated car seats can be great for cold winter mornings.

Troubleshooting Your Faulty Windshield Wiper Arms

Investigate why your windshield wipers are not adequately performing their job.