Be prepared for breakdowns and roadside car problems like flats, dead batteries, fender benders and mechanical trouble with this handy guide to emergency maintenance for the typical car owner.
Want to check oil like a real mechanic? Here are six things the pros know to look for after popping the hood of your car.
No car wash handy? No problem! Here are five ordinary household items that can help keep your car sparkling clean all year round.
Considering changing your car battery yourself? The auto experts at NAPA Canada share 12 invaluable tips for the home mechanic.
Uh oh! A dead car battery spells trouble. But don’t despair—these car battery tricks are as handy as a pair of jumper cables.
Warm weather or cold, your car gets dirty fast. Here are five household, do-it-yourself solutions to cleaning your car.
Your car is always giving you feedback, but are you listening? Auto repair shop owner and licensed auto service technician Emily Chung describes nine common car sounds, and reveals what they could possibly mean.
These unconventional tips will help get rid of car smells and keep unwanted odours at bay.
We reveal the four most common rust proofing methods available on the market. Find out which one is best for your car—and your budget.
Following outdated car care advice may cost you big in the long run.
What do you do if a dashboard warning light comes on? Our auto experts decode what each dashboard warning light means and how to respond when they’re triggered.
Your garage is much more than just a place to park or work on cars. It’s a warehouse, a toyshop, a workshop and quite possibly, your favourite place to hang out. These great garage tips will help your garage work harder so you can do everything you want there-including park your car!
Conducting proper maintenance on your vehicle can extend the life of your car, and most importantly, potentially save you a lot of money down the road. These 13 maintenance tips will keep you on the right track.
Car mechanics reveal the 20 automotive tools they couldn’t live without, including a battery-powered impact wrench, an air ratchet, a bolt spinner and an automotive stethoscope.
Find out how to improve the cooling power of your car’s air conditioning in four simple steps with an easy-to-use AC recharge kit.
Is the interior of your car basically a junk drawer on wheels? Here are five quick and easy car organizing tips that can bring order to even the most chaotic ride.
Certain additives, including fuel additives, are worthy investments. They can clean your fuel injectors (and may increase fuel mileage), bolster older transmission performance, seal head gasket leaks and stop radiator leaks.
Learn how to change coolant with do-it-yourself tips from The Family Handyman’s auto repair expert and save big bucks in service charges at the mechanic.
Learn how to clean a cloudy headlight with these do-it-yourself tips, and save a whack of cash in headlight replacement costs.
Are your car seats hopelessly stained or torn-or just plain ugly? Learn how to order and install custom car seat covers for both back and front seats.