Car Ownership Tips

  • Autobytel Auto Extras: Ford Flex Power Tailgate Safety

    Autobytel Auto Extras: Ford Flex Power Tailgate Safety

    Power tailgates are becoming more and more common in vehicles. With a push of a button on the tailgate or keyfob, the tailgate raises and lowers. This makes it convenient......

  • How To Parallel Park Step By Step

    How To Parallel Park Step By Step

    When it comes to learning how to parallel park it's important to be patient and make sure that you don't do any damage to your car or anything around it. As with most things it will take some......

  • How To Drive A Stick Shift / Manual Transmission

    How To Drive A Stick Shift / Manual Transmission

    When driving a car with a manual transmission you are in charge of getting the car moving from a stop and changing gears. Unlike an automatic car, a manual car has three......

  • How To Check Car Fluids

    How To Check Car Fluids

    Fluids play an essential role in proper automobile operation. Incorrect fluid levels can cause catastrophic engine and transmission damage, or even an accident. When checking car fluids ensure that the......

  • How To Change Spark Plugs

    How To Change Spark Plugs

    When changing spark plugs its important to verify that you have everything needed for the job. You will need a new set of spark plugs appropriate for your vehicle, a gap gauge, dielectric grease, and......

  • How To Change A Car Battery

    How To Change A Car Battery

    If you regularly have to jump start your car or if it has been starting slowly, it may be time to consider replacing your car's battery. Before changing a car battery there are a few steps to take......

  • How To Change A Tire

    How To Change A Tire

    When it comes to knowing how to change a tire, the most important thing is to know how to do so safely. Driving on a flat tire can damage the wheel and destroy the tire, however it's important that your......

  • How To Wax A Car

    How To Wax A Car

    When it comes to waxing a car there are a couple of important things to know. The first is to make sure that you start with a freshly cleaned, but also dry car. If your car isn't spic 'n span any dirt will be......

  • How To Change Brake Pads On A Car

    How To Change Brake Pads On A Car

    Knowing how to change brake pads can save you a few bucks and shouldn’t be all that difficult. The brake pads are the part of the braking system that is pushed into the rotor (or disc)......

  • How To Install Tire Chains

    How To Install Tire Chains

    If you live in a mountainous area knowing how to install tire chains is essential. It’s best to practice installing the chains on a warm day before you need to use them to ensure that they......