General DIY Guides

This section lists my DIY guides for topics that are general in nature or don’t fall into one of the other categories. Click on the image or title for each one to go to that guide.

DISCLAIMER: As always, follow all safety protocols. Don't undertake this task if you aren't comfortable with it and fully understand it. You are ultimately responsible for anything you do. Neither Redpants, LLC or myself is responsible or liable for anything that may occur.


The vast majority of maintenance for an Aston Martin will require the car be lifted off the ground so you can get underneath it. There are only a couple places to safely jack up the car, and using the wrong spots can cause serious damage to the vehicle. This DIY shows you how to get the car onto jack stands.


Modern Aston Martins have an automatic warning when it’s time for routine maintenance to be performed. If you do the work yourself, you’ll need to know how to clear the warning light. This is how you do it!


It’s the silliest things that make Aston Martins seem unreliable… Here we have the windshield washer fluid reservoir, which very often cracks and sends an annoying warning light to the LCD readout in the gauge cluster. It’s obnoxious, but at least it’s a DIY fix for those of us willing to punch problems in the face with a wrench.