How to Use a Floor Jack Like a Pro (Step-by-Step)

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Most car owners are well aware of the importance surrounding thorough vehicle maintenance and upkeep. After all, the purchase of a vehicle serves as a substantial investment and should be protected at all costs. From changing a vehicle’s oil to swapping out brake pads, there is plenty of periodic maintenance required of the average motorist. … Read more

Ants In Your Car? (7 Ways to Get Rid of Them)

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Creepy crawlies have no business being in your car—we can all agree on that. But the question remains: why the hell is there an infestation in the first place? Was it the peanut butter cup you dropped in that crevice in-between the driver’s seat and the center console? Or was it the soda-covered bottle cap … Read more

How to Dispose of Old Gasoline (6 Methods)

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Gas. It’s on everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason. Prices are going up and there’s no end in sight, from what I can tell.* So, let’s say you have an old beater that’s been collecting dust in your front yard, but it gets slightly better fuel economy than your Toyota Sequoia (ha), so … Read more

How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell From Your Car

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Most people spend a fair amount of time in their vehicles, as they take vacations, commute to/from work, and run errands. Therefore, it’s only natural for one to wish for this time to be as pleasant as possible. However, few circumstances quell this notion quite as quickly as a bad smell befalling your vehicle. Within … Read more

How to Remove Mold From a Car Interior

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There are few things as unpleasant as a moldy car. But once you have mold in the interior, what can you do about it? While it’s a pretty labor-intensive process, it’s certainly something you can tackle if you take your time. We broke down everything you need to know to safely remove mold from your … Read more

How to Get Moisture Out of Headlights

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Maybe you just got back from your state’s motor vehicle inspection and need to figure out how to get the moisture out of your headlight assembly to pass your inspection. Or perhaps you noticed you can’t see as well at night as you need to. Either way, excessive moisture in the headlight assembly is a … Read more

How to Remove a Stripped, Rounded Off, or Rusted Bolt (5 Methods)

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Threaded fasteners of many types have been developed over centuries and are generally used to hold two or more parts together. In this article we will include pretty much all types of metal fasteners under the single term, bolt. If all goes well in a lifetime, every bolt needed to be removed simply comes out … Read more

How to Check Spark Plugs (9 Conditions to Look For)

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Quite a variety of gasoline-fueled piston engines are offered in today’s automobiles. One thing all have in common is spark plugs. And spark plugs are a periodic maintenance item in your car. A properly functioning spark plug will take the electrical signal from the car battery to the ignition coil and create a spark to … Read more

How to Remove Car Decals (from Paint or Windows)

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Everyone has this thought at least once through their car ownership lifetime. Maybe you just purchased that car and there’s still a dealership sticker on the window. Maybe you think:  “A window banner? That would look so cool! That way my car will look like a real racecar!” If you’re into NASCAR, maybe you’ll even … Read more

How to Change Spark Plugs (Step-by-Step)

Spark plugs may be simple to replace or annoyingly difficult. It all depends on how many covers, hoses, wire harnesses and other miscellaneous parts you must either move or remove to gain access to the plugs. And if the engine is jammed into a tiny space, that can make getting to the plugs even more … Read more