Timing Belt Replacement Cost – Are You Getting Ripped Off? April 17, 2020 If you’ve just received a quote for replacing your timing belt, chances are you’re checking the depths of your wallet, cutting open piggy banks and turning sofas upside down just to find a bit of spare change.
Before heading to the auto parts store to buy supplies, consult the owner's manual to confirm the type and amount of oil that's required. The amount is easy. Here, our 2012 Ford Explorer requires 5.7 quarts, so I'll buy six. Five-quart jugs are tempting because they are cheaper than smaller sizes, but I find them heavy and [...]
One of the cornerstones of do-it-yourself car maintenance jobs is the home oil change. It's a simple process that requires few tools, and it's a sure way to save some money while you avoid the hassle of sitting in a dull waiting room somewhere reading outdated magazines. More than anything, the basic oil change is [...]