How to Add Windshield Washer Fluid

You come out to the car in the morning, get inside and start it up,  and it looks like a dust storm has settled on your windshield. Or something on the road ahead of you splatters onto it.  Or the world’s largest bird seems to have graced your windshield with a gift.

You pull the lever to wash the windshield, and you can hear the pump whine, and can see the wiper blades smearing back and forth, but there’s no fluid – it’s like squirting the Sahara. 

Replacing the windshield washer fluid in your car isn’t hard, takes ten minutes and less than five bucks, and saves you so much hassle.  Here’s how you do it.

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How to Fix a Tire-Pressure Warning Light

If your car has anti-lock brakes, chances are high you’re going to see that little Low Tire-Pressure Warning light on your dashboard. Here’s what to do…

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How to Replace a Shower Head

The shower that person takes in the movie looks so invigorating! How come yours isn’t like that? It’s the shower head, of course. Good news! It’s easy to replace a shower head, and here’s how you do it.

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How to Fix an Overflowing Toilet

Darn, the toilet is overflowing!  It’s all stopped up! When you’re done yelling at whoever left it like that, here’s what you do.

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How to Reset a Circuit Breaker

The coffee maker’s gurgling away, and the waffle iron is steaming away, and you decide it would a great idea to warm up some syrup in the microwave. Fifteen seconds ought to do it. You push START, and the whole kitchen is plunged into stone-age darkness.  What happened?

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How to Coil an Extension Cord

How come this extension cord is always all tangled up? It’s like some sailor was practicing his knots with it! Well, there are several ways to coil an extension cord to avoid the Gourdian knot in the center, but they all involve making standardized loops. Here’s one way that works really well. This is used in sound and television production.

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