How to Take Care of Your Car
Time Required: 2-4 hours
Save time and money by learning to perform basic car maintenance in your own garage. Our guides will help you master the simple DIY projects of performing an auto oil change, battery replacement and windshield wiper replacement.
Your car's battery is its heart - when you have a dead battery, your car isn't going to run. This can be a major inconvenience, but fortunately, there is a simple solution. Avoid tow truck costs and a trip to the auto repair shop with this step-by-step guide to changing your own car battery.
This guide will save you a trip to the auto repair shop by simplifying the daunting task of replacing your car battery.
Keeping your windshield wipers in excellent condition is absolutely necessary to safe operaton of your car. Fortunately, replacing wiper blades is a very simple and very quick DIY fix. Get in the habit of regularly checking the condition of your wiper blades to avoid getting caught in a storm with faulty equipment, thus endangering yourself and your passengers.
This guide will walk you through the very simple step-by-step process of quickly replacing old or damaged wipers.
In order to keep your car running smoothly, it’s important to regularly change its oil. The typical suggestion for oil change frequency is every 3,000 miles or every three months, whichever number you hit first. If you use synthetic oil in your engine, you can go longer than that, depending upon your car’s make and model.
This guide will teach you how to quickly and safely drain and replace the oil in your engine.