Want advice for fixing up your car, and ensuring it runs smoothly and problem-free? Our ace mechanics share their best DIY car maintenance tips.
No matter where you live in Canada, you’re bound to hit snow-covered roads and slippery conditions at some point this winter. From digging out your car to maneuvering a snowstorm, the auto experts at OK Tire reveal how to get your vehicle winter-ready in 10 easy steps.
Does your car heater just blow cold air when you turn on the fan? It might be as simple as re-calibrating the heating system or replacing the actuator. We’ll show you how.
If you turn the key in the ignition and the car won’t start, don’t give up. Try these seven troubleshooting tricks before you call in the tow truck.
Winter weather can take a toll on vehicles, but with with a few squirts of lubricant, you can keep the moving parts working properly. Here are five spots in particular that need grease.
The first step in repairing an inoperative car horn is to identify the source of the problem. Here’s how.
Get rid of annoying squeaks in your car by spending 10 minutes lubricating car locks, hinges and latches.
Extend the life of your engine and save money by changing your car’s transmission fluid on your own.
If you ignore chips and dings in your car’s paint, they’ll turn into a much bigger problem: Rust. Here’s how to repair those irritating little imperfections before it’s too late.
Save money on your next oil change by checking the air filter and PCV valve yourself. Here’s how to tell if you need new ones.
Automotive experts share 13 tips on how to keep your car clean and looking as good as new.
Learn how to jump-start a car with a booster pack instead of jumper cables.
Ever found yourself stranded with a weak or dead car battery? You can jump-start your vehicle safely in a few minutes if you follow these simple steps.
If you ignore rust spots on your car, they’ll spread and turn your sheet metal into Swiss cheese in no time. However, if you deal with rust early, you can stop it from spreading and squeeze a few extra years out of your vehicle. Here’s how!
Learn how to fix car dents in a few simple steps and save hundreds of dollars over body shop prices.
Use these simple tips to repair torn weather stripping on car doors quickly and easily. Plus, learn about a simple application treatment to prevent further damage in the winter months.
Diagnosing many car problems is easier with an automotive or mechanical stethoscope-a tool that lets you hear inside the car’s engine. Here’s how you can use one to diagnose trouble with your vehicle.
Keep your car battery working at peak performance (and avoid an expensive service charge) with these tips for a 10-minute seasonal car battery check-up.
If you go through the trouble of detailing your aging car, sooner or later the rusty wheels are going to bug you. Here’s how to refinish the wheels so they look new again.
Is your car’s oil all black and gunky? Better change it now. Here’s how to choose the right engine oil and oil filter for your vehicle.