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An orange jack under a white a car.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Use a Car Jack
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to jack up a car safely with the right tools and technique
A man checks under the hood before he tests his fuel injectors.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Test Fuel Injectors
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

You don’t have to be a mechanic to find out if your car has faulty fuel injectors. Try these simple tests using low-cost tools.
A person welding stainless steel
PROJECT GUIDE How to Weld Stainless Steel
Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Master stainless steel welding with this guide
A sports car with a sunset in its background.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Rotate Tires
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn to how to rotate tires and ensure even wear where the rubber meets the road
A person washes the exterior of a car with a sponge.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Detail a Car
Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Clean, restore and finish your car's interior and exterior so it looks like new
A person welding metal
BUYING GUIDE Welding Tips: How to Prep for Any Welding Project
Learn how to start welding or improve your skills with these welding tips from The Home Depot
Exposed brakes on a vehicle
PROJECT GUIDE How to Bleed Brakes
Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to bleed breaks on your car with this simple guide
Person lifting the hood of their car.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Flush a Radiator
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to flush your radiator to keep your car working and in good shape
A close up of spark plugs
PROJECT GUIDE How to Change Spark Plugs
Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to change spark plugs in just a few simple steps
a car with an open hood showing the engine and battery
PROJECT GUIDE How to Jump-Start a Car
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn all the steps to jump-starting a car
A person using a rag to clean headlights
PROJECT GUIDE How to Clean Headlights
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Use this guide to learn more about how you can quickly clean your headlights
a car with the front hood open showing the car battery
PROJECT GUIDE How to Charge a Car Battery
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Recharging a car battery is a breeze with the right car battery charger
Person replacing windshield wipers on a black car
PROJECT GUIDE How to Change Windshield Wipers
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Replacing old, worn windshield wipers is quick and simple
A woman changing a tire on a white car.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Change a Tire
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to change a tire so that you can replace tires in an emergency
Person holding a car battery above a car engine.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Change a Car Battery
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Get moving again with a quick auto battery change
oil
PROJECT GUIDE How to Change Oil
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to change oil in your car and save a trip to the auto shop
Ethanol Fuel Cleaning  - Ethanol Fuel Cleaning Engines
BUYING GUIDE Types of Ethanol Fuel Cleaning Products
Keep your outdoor equipment running smoothly with proper maintenance
A person checking transmission fluid levels
PROJECT GUIDE Checking Transmission Fluid
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to change your transmission fluid quickly and effectively
Utility Trailers Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE Types of Trailers
Haul oversized appliances and outdoor power equipment with your own utility trailer
auto care
PROJECT GUIDE How to Take Care of Your Car
Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Learn basic car maintenance projects to save time and money
A person changing brake pads
PROJECT GUIDE How to Change Brake Pads
Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Learn how to change brake pads on most cars