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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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What size socket wrench do you need for an oil drain plug?

Before embarking on a project like replacing your car’s engine oil, you need to decide which size socket wrench you should use. Learn more about what size socket wrench you need for an oil drain plug from this article.


Your car keeps stalling at traffic lights and you think the idle air sensor control motor needs to be cleaned. Learn here how to clean the idle air sensor control motor. See more »

Knowing how to pack your bearings with grease is an important skill. Learn about how to pack wheel bearings in this article. See more »

It's very difficult to steer your car, you think your power steering pump may need replacing, but you don't know how to do this. This article will make replacing a power steering pump just a little bit easier. See more »

You think your oil pain is leaking, and would like to learn how to fix an oil pan leak. Learn how to fix an oil pan leak in this article. See more »

The windshield on your car has developed a long crack and you must learn how to remove it. Learn about how to how to remove a windshield from this article. See more »

Any good car mechanic knows how to change a car's ball joints, but not all know how to use a ball joint press. Here you will learn about how to use a ball joint press. See more »

You need to rotate radial tires, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to rotate radial tires in this article. See more »

You need to test your car alternator for power, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to test your car alternator for power in this article. See more »

You need to reset the check engine light, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to reset the check engine light in this article. See more »

Most of us have experienced the frustration of needing our car's battery charged, but not everyone knows how to use a car battery charger properly and safely. Read this article to learn how to use a car battery charger. See more »