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Oh, hi again!
This post is going to be a little different. I’m trying out videos! Yay!
You guys get to see my pretty face (oh good lord, help us all) and hear me talk (I swear I’m not from the North) about how to open your car hood and what’s under there.
It’s not too scary, don’t worry.
Dirty car vs. clean car: a story about my husband and power tools
My car was suuuuuuper dirty when I first started working on these videos. I’m surprised no one wrote WASH ME on the window.
Lo and behold, my husband caught wind that I was putting this post together. Cuz, ya know, I told him. 😉
I, being the professional that I am *cough cough*, was NOT allowed to post a video of my car in the state it was in, according to my husband.
–Commence eye roll–
He asked me to stop by the shop while I was out running errands. Ok, sure! When I got there, he pulled out his big ol’ pressure washer and went to town. He didn’t just wash my engine compartment, oh no ladies and gentlemen, he just had to wash the whole car! You could tell he secretly loved every minute of it.
Sometimes I wonder if he’s addicted to power tools.
My thoughts as I’m watching him get in the ‘washing zone’: Yes, yes dear. My engine compartment is filthy, but so is everyone else’s. Then I got to thinking about a new blog post about keeping your car clean — so that’ll be coming up in the future. And dammit if I’m not going to take my own advice and wash my car more often!
Look at the difference!!
Anywho, on to the reason you came here!
How to open your car hood
Has just the thought of opening your car hood induced a mild anxiety attack?
Fear no more!!
I will be covering the basics of opening your car hood (this can be tricky, sometimes!) and giving a brief overview of what those funny little symbols mean on the different caps under the hood.
What the video entails
Since I’m straying from a normal ‘text’ blog post, I’ll break down the sections of the video:
- How to unlatch your hood Step 1
- How to unlatch your hood Step 2
- What’s under the hood
Just an FYI, video is about 4 minutes long
There ya are, folks! A quick and dirty (or clean, I suppose) overview of what’s under your car hood.
No panicking, no anxiety, just some plastic and metal.
After the basics
Once you get to know what’s under there up close and personal, we’ll hit tons of other topics like headlights, air filter replacement, maybe even hose repair if we decide to get wild!
Until next time, Au revoir!