Black Friday tool deals 2022: what to expect


Tinkering with cars isn't the cheapest of hobbies, but grabbing Black Friday tool deals can make it considerably cheaper.
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How to check and inflate your tyres


Tyres are arguably a car’s most important safety feature. Here's how to check car tyre pressure and put air in them.
What spanners: older drivers nervous of DIY wasting £390m on car repairs

Millennials better at car maintenance than parents


It's a commonly held belief among older drivers that young people don’t know a dipstick from a crankshaft, but new research suggests...
Haynes How-To: change an engine's air filter

Haynes How-To: change an engine's air filter


An engine’s air filter is rather a person’s lungs. Without the filter, your car can’t run properly and may incur serious damage.
Haynes How-To: change front brake pads

Haynes How-To: change front brake pads


Drivers rarely give much thought to their car’s braking system. Yet it is one of the most important safety features of any car.
How to change a car wheel, step-by-step

Haynes How-To: change a car wheel


A puncture, pothole or unforgiving kerb can strike at any time. More often than not, however, it will be when it’s dark, raining and you’re nowhe
Haynes How-To: jack up a car

Haynes How-To: jack up a car


Hundreds of thousands of Britain's drivers like to carry out maintenance on their car. From changing spark plugs to draining engine oil, fitting
How to check and change engine coolant

Haynes How-To: check and change engine coolant


Coolant is an engine’s lifeblood. It keeps it at the correct operating temperature, helping it to warm up quickly in cold weather and not get too
Haynes How-To: change a headlight bulb

Haynes How-To: change a headlight bulb


Without a full set of functioning headlight bulbs you’re making night-time driving more difficult for yourself and aren’t making yourself as...
How to restore car headlight covers

How to restore car headlight covers


Most modern headlights have a polycarbonate plastic cover rather than glass to protect the delicate bulbs and lenses inside
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The days of spending hours hunched over a car’s engine bay, wondering what on earth is preventing it from starting, could soon be over. Hologram...
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Slick operations with the YouTube grease monkeys


The videos that will save you hundreds of pounds