Do you want to learn more about what’s happening under the hood? You don’t have to be a mechanic to understand a few of the basics about your car. From changing the oil to checking your fluids and tire pressure, you can tackle a few basics on your own. Don’t have a mechanic in the family to teach you? No problem. Check out one of these automotive repair podcasts designed for the DIYer in all of us.
The Automotive Hour
Hosted by a technician and veteran mechanic, Louis Altazan shares four decades of experience and automotive wisdom in The Automotive Hour. This automotive repair podcast is hosted as a call-in show, with Altazan aiming to help everyone from experienced mechanics to people who have never held a wrench. He shares basic (and not-so-basic) tips every car owner should know.
Hosted by Frank Leutz, experienced car guy, Wrench Nation is dedicated to all things automotive. As Director of the AZ Automotive Service Association, Leutz details mishaps that people routinely make and provides easy tips to fix and get back on the road. He’s anything but dry and stuffy — he gives life to car-related topics and is a resource for mechanics and non-mechanics alike.
The Car and Driver Podcast
The editors of the popular magazine share their take on cars in The Car and Driver Podcast. Installments are uploaded weekly, and they discuss automotive trends, what is happening in the automotive world, maintenance tips, and a dose of straight talk that is missing from some other outlets.
An hour-long car talk podcast hosted by auto journalist Brett Hatfield, Driven includes discussions with notable car enthusiasts. Each week they discuss current happenings in the automotive world, like the rise of electric cars, SEMA, vintage race cars, mechanical insights and more.
Whether you want to learn the basics of car repair and maintenance or you have a passion for all things automotive, there is an automotive podcast for you. Find the right fit for your needs and pick up new tips to use the next time you are looking under the hood. And if you are looking to protect everything on four wheels, contact your Farm Bureau agent. They can help you find the right coverage.