VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

Vehicle maintenance can increase the lifespan of your vehicle. Regular vehicle maintenance can seem like a lot of work, but it will usually save you money in the end. In this section you'll find articles dedicated to vehicle maintenance.
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How to Remove an Intake Manifold

Do you have to remove your intake manifold because your internal combustion engine isn't getting enough airflow? Learn about how to remove your car's intake manifold in this article.

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  • How to Change a Fuel Filter

    How to Change a Fuel Filter

    A clogged fuel filter could be causing your car trouble. You might be able to tackle this routine automotive task, depending on what kind of vehicle you drive. See more »

  • How to Change a Tire

    How to Change a Tire

    It may seem like a daunting challenge to lift a vehicle that weighs a few thousand pounds, remove a flat tire and replace it with a spare. But it doesn't have to be -- if you know what you're doing. See more »

  • How to Change Auto Spark Plugs

    How to Change Auto Spark Plugs

    Changing your spark plugs is one of those automotive maintenance tasks that many people leave until there's a problem. But it's not difficult to do, and it doesn't take much time. See more »

  • How to Change Oil

    How to Change Oil

    Frequent engine oil changes are one of the easiest and cheapest ways to keep your car running smoothly. But do you know how to do the job yourself? See more »

  • How to Change Transmission Fluid

    How to Change Transmission Fluid

    Oil changes top the to-do list of most amateur auto mechanics. But are you brave enough to try switching out the transmission fluid? It's just as important as that engine oil. See more »

  • How to Prevent Automotive Rust

    How to Prevent Automotive Rust

    Rust isn't your car's friend. It's unappealing to see and what's worse, it can cause serious structural damage. What exactly causes rust and what can you do to keep it from eating away your car's metallic parts? See more »

  • How to Replace Fuel Hoses

    How to Replace Fuel Hoses

    Does your car smell like gas? If so, a leaking fuel line may be to blame. But before you rush to call your local mechanic, you might want to consider tackling this somewhat simple repair at home. See more »

  • Quiz: How to Change Oil

    Quiz: How to Change Oil

    Changing the oil in your automobile can be tricky. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to changing oil? Take this quiz and find out! See more »

  • Quiz: How to Prevent Automotive Rust

    Quiz: How to Prevent Automotive Rust

    Preventing automotive rust can be tricky. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to preventing automotive rust? Take this quiz and find out! See more »

  • 6 DIY Automotive Repairs Anyone Can Do

    6 DIY Automotive Repairs Anyone Can Do

    As a long time automotive writer and enthusiast I am often amazed at the prices mechanics charge for simple repair work that most anybody could do themselves. Learn more about the 6 DIY automotive repairs anyone can do. See more »

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