Chapter 7 - Videos

Auto Care and Cleaning

Some people say that when their vehicle is clean it actually runs better. With today’s fast paced society, many people take their vehicle to a detail center or a car wash instead of doing the work themselves. If you do, look for facilities that recycle and filter their waste water. Detailing a car personally, however, can be very rewarding and can save money. The appearance of a vehicle does not actually change its performance, but it does improve its longevity. A vehicle that is kept clean inside and out will surely render a better value at trade-in time. Always conserve water by using a spray nozzle to control the flow and use cleaning products that are environmentally safe.

Dupli-Color Perfect Match Demo

How to Wash Your Car

How to Wax by Hand
(Mothers Polish)


Rust Repair
(Haynes Manuals)

Paintless Dent Removal for Beginners

Paintless Dent Removal

Headlight Lens Restoration
(3M Collision Repair)

Headlight Lens Restoration
(Turtle Wax)

How to Clay
(Advance Auto Parts)

Collision Repair Technician

These videos are embedded from YouTube and have been organized to support content learned in the Auto Upkeep curriculum. Even though the videos have been screened, due to the nature of the Internet students may navigate from the intended video to unanticipated content. It is also possible that the video maker may edit the video that is embedded. If this site is used in an educational institution it is recommended that the instructor review the videos before sending students to them.

If you would like to view additional videos from the video maker, the video’s YouTube Channel link is in parentheses ( ) after the title. and do not endorse any YouTube Channel listed. The videos were embedded to help you understand basic car care, maintenance, repair, and how cars work.

If you find additional YouTube videos that you believe would support the content in the Auto Upkeep curriculum, please email us the YouTube link.