Strange Car Sounds—And What They Could Mean
Your car is always giving you feedback, but are you listening? An auto repair shop owner and licensed auto service technician describes common car sounds, and reveals what they could possibly mean.
20 Essential Tools Every Car Mechanic Needs
If you're doing car repairs, you need these items in your toolbox.
How to Recharge a Dead Car Battery Quickly—and Safely
We break down the right method to use depending on the situation.
What to Do When Your Car Won’t Start
Try these troubleshooting tricks before you call in the tow truck.
10 Car Repairs You’ve Probably Wasted Money On
Car repair and maintenance is essential to the safe, efficient operation of your vehicle. Don't skimp or delay on important...
These Cleaning Tricks Will Leave Your Car Looking Like New
Automotive experts share 13 tips for a car so clean, it'll look like you just drove it off the lot.
5 Clever Car Organizing Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner
Is the interior of your car basically a junk drawer on wheels? Here are five quick and easy car organizing...
13 Car Washing Tips the Pros Don’t Want You to Know
Want to get your car gleaming—without the professional price tag? Try these secrets to get that fresh-from-the-car-wash feel right at...
How to Fix a Burn Hole in Car Upholstery
Wondering how to repair those ghastly cigarette burns in your car seat? We’ve got you covered.
Should You Be Worried About Old Gas in Your Tank?
Exactly how much impact can old gas in your tank have on your car's performance? Our automotive experts weigh in.
Check Out This Incredible Camper Trailer Makeover
After almost 50 years of exposure to the sun, snow and rain, every exterior surface of this camper trailer needed work.
The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Car Washes
When you just can’t do it yourself, there are plenty of ways to get your car washed. Whether your ride...
How to Check Tire Pressure
Learning how to check tire pressure is easy and inexpensive. Make it a part of your monthly maintenance routine in...
What to Do If Your Car Shakes When Braking
Sometimes cars shake when you brake. And while pulsating while braking is usually an easy fix, any issue with a...
What Is a Brake Caliper—And How Do You Tell If It’s Damaged?
If your car is equipped with disc brakes, brake calipers are critical to slowing and stopping your car. Here's what...
How to Clean Rubber Car Mats
Cleaning the dried mud and spilled coffee off your rubber car mats is quick and easy with a high-pressure garden...
7 Car Fluids To Check Right Now
Harsh winter conditions are tough on your vehicle's fluids. Spring is a great time to check the fluids to keep...
How to Find a Car’s Engine Code in the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
Identifying two key codes will help you buy the right parts for your car. Here's how you can find the...
What to Do When Your Engine Is Knocking
Take action to stop engine knocking before your engine becomes seriously damaged.
15 Things You’re Doing to Your Car That Mechanics Wouldn’t
Your car goes through enough wear and tear as it is.
How to Change Your Own Brake Fluid
Save money at the mechanic by learning how to change your own brake fluid.
Surprising Ways You’re Wasting Money on Your Car
Following outdated car care advice may cost you big in the long run.