Category: How-To Guides

If you are looking to work on your own vehicle, or want to be in the loop about the work being done on your vehicle, you have come to the right place. Here we have compiled a good list of How To, Walkthroughs, and Tutorials so you can be well informed on tops like changing the bulbs on your headlights to checking your spark plugs. So, if you’re thinking of tackling a repair on your own and are doing your research check out this section for some help. We are constantly adding new articles so check back frequently and send us your suggestions on what you want to be covered!

How to Clean a Car Interior

Detailing the inside of a car might seem like an overwhelming task, but if you follow this spring cleaning checklist for how to clean a car interior, you'll have the job finished from top to bottom in no time. Spring has sprung. Now's the time when most people tend to give their homes a much-needed...

How to Maximize Fuel Economy

Want to make sure that your vehicle is getting the best possible mileage per gallon? At FIXD, we have a team of engineers and mechanics dedicated to helping you get the most out of your car (and your wallet). Keep reading to discover 11 tried-and-true tips PLUS some NEW innovations to help maximize your fuel...

How To Replace A Dead Car Battery

The average dead car battery replacement service costs $200. Learn how to replace a dead car battery and save. PLUS: How to test a car battery at home in minutes! When To Replace A Car Battery In general, most car batteries last 3-5 years, depending on the battery and your vehicle. While extremely hot or...

How To Clean An EGR Valve And EGR Ports

Needed tools: Gloves Socket Set + Ratchet Wrenches Rust Penetrant Throttle Body Cleaner Pick Set Vehicle Specific Service Manual Wire coat hanger Preparation: Put the vehicle in park and apply the emergency brake. Consult your owner’s/repair manual to locate the EGR valve. Turn off the engine and disconnect the battery. Inspect all vacuum lines for...

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