Several do-it-yourself channels for auto repair are available on YouTube, including channels offered by EricTheCarGuy, MyBay Automotive and DIY How to Paint A Car School. The channels offer video tutorials of various auto repairs.
People who perform their own auto repairs have reported saving hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Popular repair jobs among those who engaged in the DIY approach include changing oil and replacing batteries, windshield wipers and air filters. Others try more complicated jobs, such as replacing brakes or repairing brake rotors. Mechanics say that even professional technicians sometimes turn to video tutorials on YouTube for reference.