I’m sure I don’t need to tell you the importance of car maintenance but you don’t need to go to a mechanic for every issue. There are a few types of car repair that you can do yourself and they are not as hard as you may think. A little research has yielded some great results!
Here are some of the car repair tasks I think you should learn to do yourself. Just imagine how much you’ll save without having to pay those labor costs!
DIY Car Repair Tasks
Changing a tire: The DMV gives step by step directions to complete this vital task. Learn how to change a tire so you won’t be sitting stranded along the road.
Changing the oil: The first time I changed my own oil was stressful and empowering. I didn’t realize how easy it was going to be. Lifehacker has you covered with their tutorial on how to change your car’s oil yourself.
Plugs and wires: I like to change the plugs and wires whenever I do an oil change. AutoZone has a good tutorial on doing this.
Change brake pads: This video will help you change your brake pads in no time!