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Part 1: The Basics - Simple Tasks Anyone Can Do

checking fluids

Even if you aren't planning on doing a lot of DIY mechanic work on your car, these are the basics that everyone who drives should know. Many of these topics are things that used to be done under the "Full Service" banner at your local gas station. But since that era is gone, you should be able to check your oil, tires, lights, and wipers yourself, among other things.