DIY Car Repair

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

DIY Car Repair

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!

These are just a few car repairs you can do yourself. If you search on Google (or whatever your favorite search engine is) you’re sure to find step by step directions on how to do nearly anything.