How to Quickly Decode Your VIN
We tried out a free search tool that lets you translate your car's VIN and found some interesting information.
How To Pass a Smog Check
Here are the most important steps in getting your car ready for a smog inspection.
How To Clear Foggy Headlights
Inexpensive kits promise to restore clear headlights. We tried out two of them and got pretty good results.
Recycle Your Used Motor Oil
Recycling programs sponsored by some cities and auto parts stores make it easy to properly dispose of your old oil.
The Top-Down Oil Change
Changing your own oil is messy and time-consuming unless you use an oil extractor.
How To Choose Tires and Wheels
Choosing the tire that's right for you involves numerous considerations. But to make the process less scary, keep these simple guidelines in mind when considering tires.
Rotate Your Tires
Tire rotation is an important maintenance duty that extends the life of your tires and ensures safe driving. We'll take a look at this simple but effective procedure.
How To Inspect and Replace Automotive Fuses
During the course of ownership, there's a chance one of the fuses in your car, truck or SUV will blow out. Here's what you need to know what that fuse blows.