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- Changing a Fuse
Need to change a fuse? Don't stress out, it's a pretty easy procedure. Just follow the steps at the DMV Guide How-To Guides.
- How To Check Tire Pressure
Need help checking your tires? Our guide on checking your tire pressure has the answers at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Storing Your Vehicle
What to do if you have to put your vehicle in long-term storage. Read the steps to take at the DMV Guide How-To Guides.
- How To Change Your Oil
Need help changing your oil? Our guide to changing your oil has the answers at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Avoid Getting Gouged
Not sure if you can trust that mechanic? We'll help you avoid being gouged. See what to look out for in the DMV Guide How-To Guides.
- How To Detail Your Car
Want your car to look like new? Check out our car detailing guide at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Know Your Basic Car Care
General car care information - find out information for the general up-keep of your vehicle at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- How To Summerize Your Car
Wondering how to prepare your car for the summer? Consult our car summerization guide at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- How To Winterize Your Car
Wondering how to get your car through the winter in good condition? Consult our car winterization guide at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- How To Change a Tire
Need help changing your tires? Our guide will assist you on how to change your tries safely and easily at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- When to Take it to the Shop
Wondering when you should take your car into the shop? Our online guide will help you determine when and where to take your vehicle at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Replacing A Fuel Filter
Is your vehicle hesitating, stalling, or lagging? You might need to change the fuel filter. Learn how to replace an air filter at DMV.org's How-To Guides.
- Gas-Saving Tips
High gas prices dipping into your wallet? Let our gas mileage improvement guide help you make your vehicle more efficient at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Replacing Fuel Hoses
If you ever need to change your fuel hose, you can find out how here. This job may not be for everyone--check it out at the DMV Guide How-To Guides.
- How To Pack An Emergency Kit
Know how to handle a vehicle emergency! Roadside emergency kit guide will fill you in on everything you should have in your car at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Replacing Your Windshield Wipers
Hard to see in the rain? Our guide to changing your windshield wipers will help you install them correctly at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Replacing Spark Plugs
A do-it-yourself guide to changing your spark plugs; perfect for the mechanically-challenged. If you want to put in new spark plugs, read the DMV Guide How-To Guide first.
- Changing a Headlight
Did someone tell you one of your car headlights was out? Here's how to replace it. Get the help you need at the DMV Guide How-To Guides.
- How To Put On Tire Chains
Finding it difficult to put those chains on? Here is a guide to assist you to attach your chain correctly at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Replacing a Water Pump
Car overheating on those long (or short) afternoon drives? If you are mechanically inclined, learn how to change out the water pump at the DMV Guide How-To Guides.
- Stock Your Garage
Stocking your garage for basic vehicle maintenance - make sure you have everything you need. Consult our handy DMV Guide How-To Guides before you purchase tools.
- Preventing Rust from Road Salt
Here are some tips for preventing rust from road salt; so useful if the idea of rust makes you cringe. Find out how to protect your car at DMV.org's How-To Guides.
- Replacing an Ignition Module
You're late for a hot date and your car won't start. Might want to look into changing your ignition module, but this is not a job for everyone. Find out if you're up to the task at DMV.org's How-To Guides.
- Replacing an Alternator
Problems with your vehicle's electrical system? You may need to replace the alternator. But study the DMV Guide How-To Guide first; this job may not be for everyone.
- Replacing Brake Fluid
Replacing brake fluid: when you should do it and when you should you let a mechanic handle it. See if you're up to the task at DMV.org's How-To Guides.
- Changing an Air Filter
How to change an air filter, even if you're not a gear head. Study the DMV Guide How-To Guide before you take on the project.
- Stock Your Toolbox
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about stocking your toolbox for basic vehicle maintenance at the DMV Guide How-To Guides.
- Batteries 101
Your guide to vehicle batteries. Learn all about your car's battery in the DMV Guide How-To Guides.
Other Topics in This Section
- Travel Guide
Getting ready for a road trip? Let our guide help you get the most out of your journey at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Vehicle Maintenance
Need advise on proper vehicle maintenance? Our car maintenance how to guides can help at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Vehicle Ownership
Stay informed with the latest updates on recalls, traffic, weather, identity theft, REAL ID and more at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Random & Fun
Fun stuff - Car trivia, history, jokes, games, racing, groups, gatherings, videos, anything automobile you'll find here at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
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- Changing a Fuse