Before you get started, make sure you have a socket set, some wrenches and a replacement alternator. Once you’ve gathered those items you are ready to save yourself some money.
None of us wants to talk about winter when it’s still summertime.Â Understandable for sure.Â Those in the automobile industry, however, are always thinking one season ahead of the rest of us.Â They know that advanced thinking just might be the difference between a smooth-running vehicle and one that is broken down on the side of the road waiting for a tow truck.
If you are the owner of an SUV, now is the time to think about winter and not when it arrives with the first biting, blinding, paralyzing snowfall.Â Now is the time to get that SUV of yours ready to do battle with Mother Nature.Â Here are a few things that absolutely should be done in the next couple months.
To fix or not to fix? That is the question for many DIY car repair wannabees?Â Is it nobler to take a chance, do it and risk making a mistake, or caving in and paying a car mechanic to do the work for you at exorbitant prices?
An automobile engine is a complicated machine. There is no doubt about it, but it is not so complicated that it is impossible to repair.Â In fact, in most repair situations, the average car owner can do the repair or replacement work.Â All that’s lacking, in most cases, is a little confidence and a little bit of knowledge.
One of the simplest maintenance jobs you can do on your car is changing the oil and oil filter, and yet so many people do not know how to do it. There was a day, way back in the Middle Ages (1950’s and 1960’s) when it was a rite of passage for young boys to…
If you own a used car, whether you bought it new or used, you need to have a decent understanding about used motors. This doesn’t mean you need to be able to take a carburetor apart and put it back together with a blind fold over your eyes. It simply means that you need to…