Cars break down every once in a while therefore it is important to know how to repair them without the help of your mechanic. One of the repair jobs that you need to know about is how to replace your rear brake pads. You have to know the appropriate time to replace them to prevent the discs from getting damaged.

Radiator leaks are common and it is possible to repair the problem yourself. The first thing you need to do is find out the source of the leak by looking at the bottom of the reservoir, drain valve and radiator hoses. Once you have located the leak, determine how severe it is and then use a stop leak product.

When there is a problem with your air brakes, inspect the break system to determine the exact location of the problem. Make sure you adjust your compressor belt if it is loose and then check if the problem is as a result of icy conditions.