Diagnosing modern vehicle issues means somehow talking to the onboard computer systems. These systems are capable of performing in-depth vehicle diagnostics on the fly and storing the results for retrieval … Continue Reading How to an Use OBD2 Scanner on Your Vehicle
When an appliance or equipment around the house or in your garage breaks, the first question is whether it can be fixed or if it has to be scrapped. Most … Continue Reading Why The “Right to Repair” Your Vehicle Matters
Knowing how to buy a car from a private seller can reduce the overall cost of a used car purchase, but there are a few steps you should be sure to take.
When the ominous “Check Engine” light comes on, it could be anything from a loose gas cap to an engine dangerously close to overheating — so it’s a good idea to get it checked out ASAP. These days with new technology, diagnostic scan tools have become affordable enough to add to your own DIY arsenal…
Are you wondering, “where is my VIN number?” This number can be found in places such as your car’s door jamb and dash. Learn more here.
As a beginning DIYer most people buy a basic tool set that can handle a variety of tasks. Those basic tools are great and lay a firm foundation for a … Continue Reading 7 Must-Have Specialty Tools For The Growing DIYer
Wondering what to buy for the car nut in your life? Check out this car enthusiast gift guide for some great ideas.
As a driver, there’s no greater frustration than seeing your check engine light on for no obvious reason — or after you’ve already repaired what you thought was the issue. The real problem is that the check engine light is so ambiguous. Here are five of the most common problems that can illuminate your check engine light…
If you have an aspiring mechanic, do-it-yourselfer or all-around handy person on your holiday shopping list, find the perfect gift here. These six gift ideas are both practical and exciting, and are sure to please those who love tackling automotive or household projects…
The AAA Student Auto Skills Competition fosters youth interest in the automotive industry and rewards the nation’s top auto tech students. Old-timers may miss the days of teenagers popping hoods … Continue Reading NAPA Sponsors National Competition for Auto Tech Students