Car Maintenance Anyone Can Do
4.6 (179 ratings)
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Car Maintenance Anyone Can Do

Learn how to add years of reliable life and service to your car.
4.6 (179 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,136 students enrolled
Created by Barry Bertollini
Last updated 9/2017
English
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Current price: $15.99 Original price: $24.99 Discount: 36% off
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Check all fluids and maintain proper levels.
  • Change the engine spark plugs
  • Battery maintenance to prolong the efficiency and life of the battery
  • Learn how to change a flat tire, fix a flat, and much more
Requirements
  • A desire to become more self reliant.
Description

Has this thought ever crossed your mind; 'What should I do to my car so it runs well?' Well look no further. Taking care of your vehicle doesn't have to be a scary mystery. This course focuses on the practical knowledge and tasks needed to do maintenance on your car or truck. Some of what you'll learn:

Monthly fluid checks-your car likes to know you care

Change the engine oil-the lifeblood of your car

When and how to change spark plugs

How to safely work on your vehicle- keep all your fingers, they come in handy

You will learn preventative steps that can add years of life to your car and save you some money.  For those of you looking to become more independent and self-sufficient, I have also included how to change a flat tire, jump start a car and more. So let's get started.

Who this course is for:
  • Teens, Millennials, and anyone who wants to know how to do simple maintenance on their vehicle.
Course content
Expand 18 lectures 03:01:45
+ Introduction
18 lectures 03:01:45

I introduce myself, the course.

Preview 03:13

The basic amount of tools needed to get started. Also, what other tools would come in handy, though they are not needed to get started.

Preview 18:26

Simple safety steps and tips to stay injury free.

Steps to remain safe when working on a vehickle
07:02
What are monthly checks and why are they important
03:22

Learn how to check the fluids under the hood. This is the first step to making sure your car runs efficiently and safely.

Monthly Fluid Checks- Don't just check the gas gauge.
13:35

Explanation of coolant types.

Tips on selecting radiator coolant
04:07

What serpentine belt is and how to inspect it for wear.

Serpentine belt inspection
09:27

Changing a burnt-out headlight is a snap.

Checking and replacing headlights, turn signals, brake lights
13:52

How to take care of a battery and add years to its life.

Battery Maintenance-Get the most out of your cars battery.
13:57
Air Filter Inspection and replacement
04:03

You will learn how to inspect and inflate tires to the proper pressure. Also, check the tread for wear and when to replace.

Checking tire pressure and inspecting the treads for wear
06:12

If you need to get under the car to do an oil change or anything else, you need to watch this lesson first.

Proper placement of Jack Stands
05:05
Selecting an Oil filter and the oil
12:12

Step by step instructions on doing an oil change.

How to do an oil change
18:45

Simple steps to changing spark plugs.

How to change the spark plugs
15:31

If you don't know how, I show you how easy it is. Never get stranded from a flat again.

How to change a flat tire
13:48

Save some money and fix the flat yourself.

Fix your own flat tire
08:46

Be able to help someone who did not take this course and their battery failed.

The proper way to Jump Start a car
10:22