How to Reattach a Rear View Mirror

Did you know that your rearview mirror is simply glued on? No, it’s not a manufacturing default, it’s how most vehicles are designed. The adhesive used to hold the mirror in place is strong enough to weather normal wear and tear but sometimes it still falls off. You can always …
How to Break the Bead on a Tire

Whether it is a car, truck, or ATV, one of the trickiest parts of DIY vehicle maintenance is changing a tire. To change a tire on any of these vehicles, you must first break the bead of the tire. A tire bead is a term that is used to describe …
How to Make a Fuzzy Steering Wheel Cover

Maybe you’re looking to update your car interior’s look, maybe you’re a fan of loud colors and funky style, or maybe you need to replace a worn-down steering wheel cover. Either way, you’re looking for a way to do it yourself. This project is easy enough for a beginner, and …
How to pop out a dent in a plastic bumper

So you’ve accidentally hit the meter pole with your car. Sounds like a Monday problem, but the good news is, it can be repaired. It may look easier said than done, but if your car circa the 1980s or newer, you may be able to fix it yourself.  Instead of …
How To Remove a Deep Scratch from a Car at Home

It happens to everyone: you’re at the grocery store loading the trunk when you see it, a scratch. It’s an eyesore, ruining your car’s pristine paint, and you immediately call your local repairman to see what it’ll cost to get it fixed. The cost shocks most car owners. Why would …
How To Reprogram A Garage Door Opener

The opener for a garage door controls the opening and shutting from the comfort of your car.  The importance of understanding the programming of your garage door is crucial for safety and privacy reasons. Workings Of A Garage Door Remote Older models of garage door remotes have small code keys …
How Much Is A Starter For A Car

It can happen to anyone. You put your key in the ignition, turn it, and nothing happens. Your vehicle’s engine won’t turn over. Interior lights still come on when a door’s ajar, so you know your battery is fully charged. It might be a problem with the alternator but chances …
how to remove gum from your car seat

You’re driving along. It’s a nice summer day. The windows are down and a warm breeze circulates through the car as your kids sing along to that song everyone is dancing to on TikTok instead of trying to poke each other like usual. Everything seems perfect. Until you pull into …