Automotive Tips for Women - Don't Get Scammed by Mechanics

Basic Car Maintenance
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 34 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

Do you wish you understood car mechanics?

Do you sometimes wonder what that sound is your car is making?

Have you ever heard a screeching sound, took your car to the mechanic and it wouldn't make that sound again? How'd you feel?

Well, here's your opportunity to learn about car mechanics while saving time and money.

This course shows you:

  • How to change and check your oil.
  • How to find out what type of oil is best for your car.
  • Where to get parts for your car.
  • How to check your tires and more.

No longer do you have to be the woman driving in your car fearful of something happening to your car and being taken advantage of. You will have basic knowledge of your car and feel confident when getting your oil changed. You will be know where your spare tire is and what the difference is between a donut and a regular tire. You will be able to ask the appropriate questions the next time you have a car issue.

What are the requirements?

  • Have an open mind about cars and maintenance.
  • Have patience going through the course.
  • Have patience with yourself.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You'll know how to change your oil.
  • You'll know how to check your oil.
  • You'll know how to check your tires.
  • You'll know where to get parts for your car.
  • You'll learn about mirrors.
  • You'll learn about car washes.
  • You'll learn about which type of oil is best for your car.
  • You'll learn about your Owner Manual.
  • You'll learn about headlights.
  • You'll learn about car safety.

Who is the target audience?

  • Any female who owns a car.
  • Any female who drives a car.
  • Female college students.
  • Divorced women.
  • Working moms.
  • Single moms.
  • Working women.
  • Women in the procress of buying a vehicle.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

This lecture explains what this course is about, who your primary instructor is and the secondary instructor. You will discover that this course is for women of varying ages and all backgrounds.

Section 2: The Owner's Manual is Your Friend

What is the most important component to teach you about your car? The car manual!! Discover what it is and why you need to read it.

Section 3: Everything about Tires

Why are tires important? Learn what they are and how tire sizes matter.

Section 4: Why Oil is Necessary

Why is Oil important? Discover in this lecture.

Dipstick Exercise
Section 5: Types of Oil

Pennzoil or Valvoline. Which one does your car take?

Section 6: Headlights guiding your way to Road Safety

What should I know about Headlights you ask? Simple, find out in this lecture.

Section 7: Car Wash is Convenient

"Car wash, come on and sing it with me, Car wash". Yes we will be discussing car washes but not the song.

Section 8: Safety is the Key

Safety, safety. Oh thou where is safety. I'll tell you where, *whispers* it's in the lecture.

Section 9: Proof of Insurance - Don't Leave Home Without It

Where should you keep your insurance card? Find out in the lecture.

Section 10: Automotive Parts

From bumpers to tailgates, discover all of the parts in this lecture.

Section 11: Mirrors

What? How do I fold my mirrors, discover the possible hidden secret of your vehicle in the lecture.

Section 12: Conclusion

Tire changes, oil changes, dipsticks and more were covered in this course.

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Instructor Biography

Cody Wagner, Best-selling Author, Youtuber and Car Enthusiast

Cody Wagner is a homeschool student and a Best-selling author of three books. He has been researching cars for the last five years. Cody has created a Youtube channel dedicated to cars and car games. He is also developing a podcast dedicated to cars. Cody has been playing Minecraft for three years and his experience helps others understand the game. He is a twin.

Instructor Biography

Taffy Wagner, Personal Finances Educator, Author and Homeschool Mom

Dr. Taffy Wagner is a Personal Finances Educator who provides financial counseling to individuals and small groups. She also conduct pre-marital and post-marital financial counseling. Dr. Wagner has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, Denver Business Journal, Business Insider, Woman's Day, Learn Vest and many more national outlets. She is the President of Own Your Health Care, LLC where she educates consumers on Obamacare (good, bad and ugly), how to use their health insurance and provides them with alternatives when they cannot afford traditional health insurance. Dr. Wagner is also a homeschool mom of twins who are Udemy Instructors, best-selling authors and Youtubers. She is also a best-selling author of personal finances and health books.

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