DIY Auto Repair Advice from a Mechanic

Looking for a DIY auto repair guide that you can trust? Learn how repair and maintain your vehicle with advice from a real mechanic.

As an auto mechanic, I have dealt with many people... including some people who had been ripped off by another auto repair shop. As a vehicle owner, the best thing you can do is learn how to maintain it in good working condition and what to do when something goes wrong.

I fix vehicles and answer people's auto repair questions for a living. My friends and family keep telling me "we wish you lived closer so we could take our car to someone we trust". That is what inspired me to create this site: To deliver honest do it yourself auto repair information for all.

With this site, you will be getting free access to my years of auto repair experience... first as a do it yourself mechanic, then as a certified auto technician and finally ending up as automotive manager.

I have filled this website with my own do it yourself auto repair tips including how to troubleshoot problems, whether you should fix the problem yourself and how much that repair should cost so you can avoid getting ripped off.

My Most Popular DIY Auto Repair Guides

How to Troubleshoot Your Vehicle Problems

All do it yourself auto repairs begin with knowing what is wrong with your car or truck. Learn what are the correct steps you should take to pinpoint vehicle problems and faults.

Should You DIY Repair or Send It to Mechanic?

Should you attempt a DIY auto repair or send it to the mechanic? Find out which are the simple vehicle problems that you can fix yourself and which are major headaches are best left to an experienced professional.

Which are the Best Auto Repair Manuals?

To troubleshoot, repair and maintain your vehicle, you'll need a good repair manual that is specific to your vehicle year, model and year. Find out which is the best and mostr afforable repair manual for you as I review the most popular online and printed manuals.

Essential Auto Repair Tools for Different Jobs

What are the essential tools and supplies required for different auto repair jobs such as changing motor oil, replacing air filter, fixing brake pads etc? In this DIY auto repair guide, you will not only learn what tools are needed... but also the exact model that will offer you the best bang buck for your buck.

Basic Car Maintenance Checklist and Tips

Keeping your vehicle is good working condition is the best way to avoid big expensive repairs down the road. Learn what are important things you can do to keep your vehicle in tip top shape with this step by step guide.

If you still have any unresolved vehicle problems or questions, you can ask an auto mechanic online. For expert answers specific to your vehicle's make and model, I recommend JustAnswer Car. They have a large pool of certified mechanics to answer your questions for a small fee and you can also browse their answers to other users for free.

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