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Here’s Why You Should Stop Charging Your Phone in Your Car
Odds are, you do it every day!
8 Things You Must Check on Your Car Before Your Next Road Trip
While taking a road trip with family and friends is always a good time, getting...
Replacing the Gas Lifts on Your Car Hood, Trunk or Rear Hatch
Gas lifts that hold up car hoods, trunks and rear hatches can wear out and...
How to Replace Your Engine Gaskets
Automotive engineers and service technicians around the world have used engine gaskets in a variety...
How to Remove a Rusted Bolt in 4 Steps
It doesn’t matter if your car is fairly new or old—there will always...
How to Replace a Thermostat in 8 Steps
Has your vehicle been overheating lately? You could call your mechanic and pay for an...
6 Things Every Car Owner Should Look Out For When Checking Brakes
Checking your brakes can go a long way toward keeping you safe and improving the...
15 Winter Driving Rules Every Car Owner Should Know
Don't let the winter weather catch you and your car by surprise. To make sure...
What You Need to Know About Your Accessory Belt Drive System
Did you know that cooling system failure is one of the main causes of roadside...
How to Replace Headlights, Bulbs and Fuses
Are your vehicle headlights dim or burnt out? These step-by-step instructions from the experts at...
Changing Brake Pads: What You Need to Know Before You Attempt to DIY
Although changing brake pads is a job most vehicle owners leave to the pros, it...
How to Replace a Coolant Hose in 10 Steps
Although most hoses are basically installed the same way, these step-by-step instructions from the auto...
How to Replace Your Vehicle’s Air Filter
The air filter and positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve are important parts of your vehicle's...
This Is Why You Should Never, Ever Leave a Water Bottle in a Hot Car
It has nothing to do with drinking icky warm water.
Essential Car Maintenance: How to Check the Fluids in a Vehicle
To keep your vehicle running smoothly, it's essential to check the fluids regularly. Armed with...
This is the Safest (and Fastest!) Way to Remove Snow from Your Car
We know, it's cold. Here's how to do the job quickly.
3 Ways to Remove Bugs and Bumper Stickers on Cars
Stubborn bumper sticker? Squished bugs? Here are remedies for removing stubborn stick-ons using things you...
5 Uses for an Air Compressor You Never Thought to Try
There are many ways to use an air compressor—all you need to do is...
How to Change a Flat Tire in 9 Easy Steps
Got a flat? You could call for roadside assistance, or you could change a flat...
The Reader’s Digest Ultimate Roadside Emergency Guide
Be prepared for breakdowns and roadside car problems like flats, dead batteries, fender benders and...
How to Check Oil: 6 Things Every Car Owner Should Look For
Want to check oil like a real mechanic? Here are six things the pros know...
Car Wash Hacks: 5 Household Items That Will Clean Your Car
No car wash handy? No problem! Here are five ordinary household items that can help...
12 Things You Should Know About Changing Your Car Battery
Considering changing your car battery yourself? The auto experts at NAPA Canada share 12 invaluable tips...
5 Car Battery Tips and Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner
Uh oh! A dead car battery spells trouble. But don't despair—these car battery tricks...
5 Clever (And Unusual) Ways to Clean Your Car
Warm weather or cold, your car gets dirty fast. Here are five household, do-it-yourself solutions...
9 Strange Car Sounds—And What They Could Mean
Your car is always giving you feedback, but are you listening? Auto repair shop owner...
4 Weird Ways to Freshen Your Car
These unconventional tips will help get rid of car smells and keep unwanted odours at bay.
Purchasing Rust Proofing: Which Option is Right for Me?
We reveal the four most common rust proofing methods available on the market. Find out...
7 Ways You’re Completely Wasting Money on Your Car
Following outdated car care advice may cost you big in the long run.
What Do These Dashboard Warning Lights Really Mean?
What do you do if a dashboard warning light comes on? Our auto experts decode...
13 Things You Should Know About Car Maintenance
Conducting proper maintenance on your vehicle can extend the life of your car, and most...
20 Essential Tools No Car Mechanic Should Be Without
Car mechanics reveal the 20 automotive tools they couldn't live without, including a battery-powered impact wrench,...