Car Ownership - Maintenance & Repair

  • 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 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......

  • How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Car

    How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Car

    You might not think it, but keeping mice out of cars (especially those that are infrequently used) can be frustratingly difficult. They seem to enjoy doing expensive damage, nibbling on......

  • How To Clean A Car Engine

    How To Clean A Car Engine

    A clean engine bay not only looks good but also makes it easier to spot leaks. When it comes to knowing how to clean a car engine the most important thing is to protect sensitive parts of the engine......

  • How To Clean Battery Corrosion From Terminals

    How To Clean Battery Corrosion From Terminals

    If your car has been getting hard to start, the problem might not be the battery itself, but corrosion on the battery terminals. Knowing how to clean battery terminals could save......

  • How To Wash A Car

    How To Wash A Car

    Learning how to wash a car can be an easy and fun activity, especially on a hot day. Park out of direct sunlight and assemble the items you'll need: soap, two buckets, a good quality wash mitt (or two or......

  • How To Pack A Car Emergency Kit

    How To Pack A Car Emergency Kit

    How to pack a car emergency kit will depend on your location and driving habits. Before putting an item into your kit consider what kind of driving you do to determine if it makes sense. If you......