Posts Categorized: Napa Know How

Wiper Blade Replacement


Visibility is extremely important to safe driving. If your current wipers are not wiping well or leaving streaks, change them immediately. Things you’ll need from your garage or we have them ready for you here at your NAPA AUTO PARTS Store: • Tape measure • Small pocket screwdriver • Needle-nose pliers • Anti-seize compound (Optional)… Read more »

Radiator Hose Replacement


The radiator is important to keep your car running at its best. It’s responsible for keeping the engine from overheating. Your car produces friction and heat while operating, and the radiator, through passageways and coolant, keeps your engine at a safe temperature. The radiator hose connects the radiator to the engine. Over time, this hose… Read more »

Oil Change


Things you’ll need from your garage or we have available here at NAPA AUTO PARTS: • Oil filter wrench set* • Oil catch/recycle container • Funnel • New NAPA GOLD oil filter • 4-5 qt. new oil** • Clean rags • Car jack • Jack stands • Safety glasses • Mechanics work gloves • Hand… Read more »

Headlamp Replacement


For maximum driving safety, it is very important to keep a close eye on how your car lights are functioning. If a light goes out, follow these steps to replace it and continue driving safely. Before replacing it, look in your owner’s manual to identify the type of headlamp your vehicle uses. In general, there… Read more »

Check Fluid Levels


To keep your vehicle running smoothly, it’s important to check fluid levels regularly. It only takes a few minutes to check each one. Follow the steps below, but if you have any questions, please contact your nearest NAPA AutoCare Center. Checking Coolant Coolant should be changed every 30,000 miles or every two years as a… Read more »

Air Filter Replacement


Difficulty: Easy Duration: 15 minutes How often: Every 15,000 miles Air filter test: Shine a flashlight from the inside out of your air filter. If you can’t see any light or very little light, it needs to be replaced. Change the breather filter and check the PCV at the same time. On most cars, this… Read more »