vintage car
Drivers wants their car to perform at its best for an extended period of time. That typically requires a certain amount of preparation and vehicle maintenance to help keep all the systems…
oil change
Changing your own engine oil and filter can be a great way to get started on doing some car maintenance yourself. But your first do-it-yourself car maintenance can be intimidating. While there are only…
car brakes
Making sure your car is functioning properly is an important responsibility if you’re a driver. Oftentimes, you may be able to determine that your vehicle needs some sort of repair…
Coffee car cupholder
If you like to enjoy a morning cup of coffee in the car as you drive to work, start your errands or drop the kids off at school, you’re not…
wash car window
Do your car windows need a good cleaning? There may be a simple solution in your cabinets. According to Reader’s Digest, a mixture of vinegar, ammonia and cornstarch may be able…
cracked windshield
If your windshield gets chipped or cracked, should you repair or replace it? Drive with a chip or cracked windshield long enough, that chip or crack can become a problem. Regardless of where…
dashboard check engine light
If you’ve been driving for a while, the chances are you’ve seen the little ‘check engine’ light appear on your dashboard. But what does it mean? Should you stop driving immediately?…
mechanic hands engine
From alternators to throttles, and gaskets to wheel bearings, sometimes it can feel like you have to be a mechanic to understand your car. But you may be surprised. “Automotive maintenance may sound intimidating,…
fuel pump
Today’s gas pumps are a potentially confusing array of names, colors and alphanumeric symbols. Gasoline comes in five or more varieties, and that doesn’t account for diesel. Mix them up and…
DIY Car Mistakes
Working on your car or truck can be a worthwhile activity or hobby for many car enthusiasts. There’s often a certain amount of personal satisfaction that can come with doing…