General Car Repair

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What to Do When a Cold Engine Is Hard to Start

Here are 3 ways to get yourself back on the road.

Everything You Should Know About Spare Tires

Inflate your knowledge about spare tires with these safety and maintenance tips.

8 Oil Change Myths

Knowing how and when to change the oil in a car is an important part of car maintenance.

Auto Repairs Everyone Should Know How to Do

Performing your own vehicle maintenance or minor repairs can save you time and money.

How to Install a New Car Radio

While installing a new car radio probably seems like a complicated process at first glance, when you break it down it’s a simple project.

Troubleshooting a Turn Signal that Won't Turn On

There are a few basics reasons your turn signal stops working: bulbs, wiring, fuse, or mechanism.

How to Flush a Diesel Radiator

It's important to flush and refill it on a regular basis.

Common Causes of a Brake Noise Made While in Cold Weather

What causes these noises and how can you avoid them?

How to Test an Idle Air Control Valve

It is a small, but important part of your vehicle's engine.

Automatic Sliding Car Door Repair Tips

The automatic sliding car door is supposed to respond at the push of a button. When it doesn't, it's time to diagnose the issue.

How to Install a New Power Steering Hose

When it comes time to replace your power steering hose, make sure you have the right replacement hose and prepare for some drips.

Front Brake Repair: How to Prevent the Caliper from Sticking

Sticking calipers can cause serious issues with your braking system.

How Control Arm Bushings Affect Your Vehicle

Understanding how your control arm bushing works will help you diagnose potential issues with the suspension of your vehicle.

Rack and Pinion Replacement Tips

The project can be done at home.

How to Install Control Arm Bushings

Control arm bushing are an important component of your car. Fortunately, when they wear out, it's fairly easy to replace them.

Knowing When Your Radiator Needs to be Replaced

Replacing a car radiator can get expensive, so if you're having issues with your car overheating or if it's sprung a radiator leak, here are some pointers to make sure the radiator actually needs replaced.

Replacing Hydraulic Lifters

Hydraulic lifters can begin to fail through normal use of a vehicle.

Most Common Causes of a Damaged Car Radiator

A good car radiator is vital to the operation of your car.

Install a Replacement Door Handle on Your Car

Start by finding a replacement handle.

How to Apply a Metal Flake Paint Finish to a Car

Knowing how to apply metal flake paint finish can give your vehicle a great new look.

Brake Line Repair: When to Use a Compression Fitting

Although not typically advised, there are times that it is okay to use a compression fitting to repair a brake line.

How to Detect a Coolant Leak

Without coolant, your car engine will overheat and cause serious damage so this is not a problem to ignore.

Truck Door Repair: Handle Replacement

Start by removing plastic around windows.

How to Fix a Stuck Van Door Lock

Find out whether it is only one door that has a problem.

Car Door Hinge Work: Raise a Sagging Door

Replace that car door hinge before it causes bigger issues.

Repairing Your Car from Hail Storm Damage

If your car has suffered hail storm damage, you can undertake the repairs yourself.

How to Change the Interior Lights in Your Vehicle

A car’s interior lights can be found on the roof and door edges in cars.

How to Adjust Brake Pedal Height

Stopping your car too soon or too late can result in serious injury.

How to Flush a Rusted Radiator

An efficient radiator cools your engine by circulating coolant through its pipes.

Lubricating Van Sliding Doors

The sliding doors of a van can easily become stiff.

Car Door Repair: Hinge Adjustment

Car door repair is very simple.

Repair Brake Rotor: How to Resurface a Brake Rotor

When it comes time to repair brake rotors, there are a few things you should know.

How to Remove a Radiator Cap without Damaging Your Vehicle

It's important to remove the radiator cap properly to avoid personal injury.

4 Signs the Your Radiator Fan Belt Needs Replacement

The radiator fan has many important tasks and is a pivotal part of your engine.

How to Repair a Power Steering Leak

Power steering can make driving a car much easier.

What to Do if Too Much Water is Added to Car Antifreeze

Car antifreeze is something most people don't think about enough.

5 Signs that Your Radiator is Leaking

As a vehicle owner, you can expect a radiator leak at one point or another.

Brake Master Cylinder Repair

The most common type of brake master cylinder repair is fixing a leak in the seals.

How to Repair Cracks in a Dashboard

The dashboard of a vehicle gets a lot more abuse than people realize.

Welding vs Bolting Your Car Muffler

Fitting a car muffler is one of the best ways to give your car some much needed extra power.

How to Repair a Radiator Fan

The fan should be on the front or the back of the radiator, making it easier to access.

How to Remove and Replace Car Window Trim

You may need to replace your window trim to avoid water leaks.

How to Repair a Fuel Cap

A fuel cap for an automobile is made of metal or plastic. It secures the entry to the fuel tank.

Durability Comparison: Ceramic vs Semi-Metallic Brake Pads

Both types of pads can be used on most vehicles.

How to Change a Turn Signal Bulb

Fixing a burned out turn signal bulb is as much a safety concern as it is a monetary one.