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Sharing NAPA Know How for all is what we do here at the NAPA Know How Blog. The Know How category is the place to find the information you need to be educated about your vehicle. Whether you are a beginner DIYer, a seasoned mechanic, or a patron of your local NAPA AutoCare there is always something new to learn.

We’ll tell you how your car works, why maintenance matters, what tools you need, and how to stay safe. We’ve got tips for servicing brakes, how your oil filter works, checking your cooling system, choosing the right brake fluid, even dealing with water damage after a flood. Our guides will help equip you to make the right decisions for your situation, how to prepare for your next repair, and how to pick the right tools for the job. Since NAPA is more than just auto parts, you can also learn about your lawn equipment, boat, RV, ATV, UTV, or snowmobile.

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3 Car Diagnostic Issues to Take to a Mechanic

Diagnostic procedures on modern vehicles, particularly those that involve electronic systems, can throw home mechanics for a loop. Working on your own vehicle is a point of satisfaction for gearheads everywhere. However, many modern technologies require a lot more than wrenches and screwdrivers to repair…