Showing articles & questions for topic
DIY

Related articles

How to Fix a Flat Tire
Knowing how to fix a flat tire on a car is part of being a safe driver. Driving on flat tires is dangerous so it's smart to repair flat tires quickly.
Summertime Do’s and Don’ts For Your Car or Truck
Waxing your paint, watching for overheating, keeping the fuel tank full, and turning the A/C off in very hot weather will help keep your car happy.
How to Change Your Oil
Changing your oil is an important maintenance service. Prevent major engine failure with regular changes.
How to Replace a Driveshaft Center Support Bearing
The center support bearing for the driveshaft is simple in design and function. It can be difficult to replace due to the driveshaft's complex build.
How to Replace a Turn Signal Bulb
Replace burned-out turn signal bulbs quickly to drive safely and legally.
How to Replace a Fuel Filler Neck
The filler neck for the fuel tank fails if there is exterior damage on the neck or if an error code shows that vapors are present.
How to Troubleshoot a Faulty Car Thermostat
When you are concerned about the routine maintenance of your car, it is natural to get to a point where you will ask yourself,...
How to Fix Car Dents
Fixing car dents can be easier than you might think. You can use a plunger, dry ice, or a hairdryer to fix dents in your car body.
How to Hand Wash a Car
Washing your car by hand has many benefits. It makes your car look great, and it also helps make your car paint last longer.
How to Make Your Own Windshield Washer Fluid
It's easy to make windshield washer fluid with common ingredients. Homemade washer fluid can be more environmentally friendly than conventional fluid.
How To Add Air To Your Tires
Checking and adding air pressure to your tires requires finding the proper tire pressure, a good gauge, and an air compressor with a tire chuck.
5 Essential Items to Keep In Your Car
A first aid kit, jumper cables, a tool kit, a flashlight, and a spare fuel can are five of the most important things you should keep in your car.
How To Keep Your Car From Overheating
Monitoring your coolant level, turning the A/C off in very hot weather, and regular inspections will help you avoid having an overheating car.
How To Jumpstart Your Car
A how-to guide to jumpstart your vehicle in the event of a dead battery. You'll need jumper cables, safety glasses, and a properly starting car.
How to Check the 5 Essential Fluids in Your Car
Checking your oil and adding engine coolant, brake fluid, power steering fluid, and windshield washer fluid are essential for maintaining your car.
How to Cook Food Using Your Car
Every car has the potential to be a moving kitchen! You can cook food with your car by using engine heat, body panels, or purpose-built appliances.
How to Replace a Muffler
As As cars and trucks travel down the road, they all have a different sound that emits from the exhaust. There are so many factors that come into play when it comes to the sound an exhaust makes: the design...
How to Replace a Leaking Brake Line
Metal brake lines can rust and need to be replaced if they start to leak. Upgrade yours to a copper-nickel line to resist corrosion.
How to Replace Your Power Antenna
Car Car antennas are unfortunately open to the elements when driving, and as a result, are likely to get damaged at some point in time. To prevent this damage, manufacturers started using retractable antennas that will hide away when not...
How to Paint a Car Yourself
Paint your car yourself to keep your paint job in great condition and to protect your car from the elements.

Related questions

Question
What will I need to change my fpr on my 96 Chevy Silverado 5.7 liter? I appreciate any advice and understand if you don't want to
It takes a mechanic about 2 hours. The main thing you have to keep in mind is gasoline is flammable and the vapors can accumulate and explode. You have to be mindful of even your shop light, and static electricity,...
Question
Safety while jacking up the car
It depends on where you are jacking the car. If you are doing it on a perfectly flat surface, you jack it up and then put the jack stands on and let them down, it's fine. Don't jack it up...
Question
Is it a Good Idea to Get Oversized Wheels and Tires for My Car or Truck?
Your vehicle was initially designed with a specific wheel and tire combination that the manufacturer of the vehicle felt was best suited for safety and performance. Many times, the wheels and tires that come with a vehicle may seem too...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question