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4 Safety Requirements to Keep in Mind When Using Jack Stands
If you’re using jack stands to fix your car, be sure to double-jack, work on a level concrete surface, check that they’re secure, and never overload them. These are four requirements that will help keep you protected.
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Caden Goodwin
Jun 20, 2021
LGBTQ Auto Shop Owners Challenge Status Quo in the Industry
El Scherker and Eli Allison started up auto shops focused on inclusion, accessibility, and transparency for people and identities who feel excluded from the car industry. Repair Revolution is where Scherker regained confidence for working in the industry.
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Caden Goodwin
Jun 16, 2021
Don't Expect a Break From Rising Gas Prices Any Time Soon
Gas prices are at a high due to an increased summer demand, a recent ransomware attack shutting down a pipeline, and extreme weather.
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Andrew Koole
Jun 17, 2021
What Happens if You Put the Wrong Gas in Your Car?
The consequences of using the wrong fuel can be more or less serious depending on the type you use and how quickly you catch your mistake.
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Jacoba Bood
Jun 16, 2021
How to Repair Loose Car Door Panel Upholstery
Is the upholstery loose on your car door panels? Here's how to fix it.
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Valerie Mellema
Feb 18, 2021
How to Repair Leather Car Seats
A small hole or tear doesn't mean you have to splurge on new leather upholstery. Here's how to mend it on your own.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 16, 2021
How to Fix Minor Rust Spots on Your Car
If you find a minor rust spot on your car, nip it in the bud.
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Valerie Mellema
Feb 16, 2021
How to Remove Water Marks from Your Car
Have you noticed unsightly water stains on your car? Here's how to remove them.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 12, 2021
How to Tune up an Older Car
Simple replacements and fixes can go a long way when it comes to keeping your older car running smoothly.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 12, 2021
How to Replace Your Car Door
Replacing your car door is easy by following these simple steps.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 12, 2021
How to Remove Emblems from Cars
Knowing how to remove car emblems is a good first step toward customizing the look of your vehicle.
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Rochelle Miller-Hernandez
Feb 10, 2021
How to Remove Wax from Plastic Trim
If you aren't meticulous while waxing your car, it can leave behind a cloudy residue on your trim. Here's how to remove it.
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Rochelle Miller-Hernandez
Feb 09, 2021
How to Protect Cloth Car Seats
With just a little effort and regular maintenance, you can keep your cloth car seats looking good as new.
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Brady Klopfer
Feb 08, 2021
How to Replace an Automotive Fuse
Replacing a car fuse is a relatively simple task you can do on your own.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 05, 2021
How to Replace Ball Joints
Driving with ball joints that need to be replaced is dangerous.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 05, 2021
How to Recharge Your Car's Air Conditioner
Make sure your air conditioner is in great shape so it keeps working all summer long.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 05, 2021
How to Refill a Car Battery
Maintaining your battery is an essential part of car ownership.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 05, 2021
How to Remove a Car Door Panel
Removing your car door panel is easy with these simple steps.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 05, 2021
How to Remove Axle Bearings
If your car growls when it comes to a stop, it might be time to replace your axle bearings.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 05, 2021
How to Replace Your Car's Bushings
Do your bushings need replacing?
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 04, 2021
How to Remove a Broken Key from a Car Door Lock
Try one of these methods to quickly remove a broken key from a lock.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 04, 2021
How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Your Car's Upholstery
A coffee spill doesn't have to spell the end of your car upholstery. Remove coffee stains with these easy steps.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 04, 2021
How to Replace Leather on a Steering Wheel
Is your leather steering wheel beginning to peel?
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 03, 2021
How to Spruce up the Interior of an Old Car
Just because your classic car is old doesn't mean it has to be frumpy. Here are some tips for sprucing up the interior of an older car.
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Marisol Pereira
Feb 03, 2021
How to Calculate Compression Ratio and What It Means
The static compression ratio represents the ratio between the volume of the combustion chamber and the cylinder when the piston is at the bottom of its stroke and when it is at the top of its stroke.
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Elan Mcafee
Feb 03, 2021
How to Deal with a Stuck Car Door
There's no question, a stuck car door is a pain. Here are some ways to make it less of a pain.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 02, 2021
How to Clean a Car Seat
Child car seats can quickly turn into crumb city. Here's how to clean your child's car seat.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 01, 2021
How to Clean Insects off Your Car's Exterior
There's no way to prevent bug guts from getting on your car. Thankfully, removing them is easy.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 01, 2021
How to Polish Aluminum Wheels
If your car's wheels are in dire need of some extra shine, follow these simple steps.
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 01, 2021
How to Polish Chrome Bumpers
Are your chrome bumpers looking a little dull? Here's how to polish them!
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Cheryl Knight
Feb 01, 2021

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