General Car Repair

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How to Repair Air Brakes

Air brakes can be the difference between life and death. If you have a rig or other large vehicle, every

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When to Use Premium Gas and When to Use Regular

There is a lot of question regarding the difference between regular and premium gas and how necessary

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3 Most Common Auto Transmission Scams

Every facet of life has people and companies who wish to take advantage of you and abscond with your

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Brake Problems: How to Repair a Brake Pedal That is Too Low

Brake problems are a very serious safety hazard.

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How to Replace a Cracked Radiator Cap

Replace a cracked radiator cap as soon as possible.

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Replacing a Cylinder Head Gasket

Replacing a cylinder head gasket can be an expensive repair.

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Cooling System Diagram: A Visual Understanding

A cooling system diagram can be very helpful.

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How to Replace a Radiator Fitting

You may one day need to replace your car's radiator fitting.

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How to Replace Motorcycle Brake Lines

You may find yourself doing this replacement on your own.

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6 Warning Signs of Brake Problems

Brake problems can be deadly if not fixed promptly.

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How to Rebuild a Wheel Cylinder

When the wheel cylinder is replaced, the leaks will stop.

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Rear Brake Repair: How to Prevent a Squeaking Noise at Low Speed Stops

Rear brake repair is an inevitable part of vehicle ownership

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How to Remove an Idler Arm

The idler arm keeps your steering gear working efficiently.

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How to Replace a Tail Light Bulb

Don't fork out big bucks to a mechanic. Replace it yourself!

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How a Cooling System Water Pump Works

Cooling system water pumps are important parts of a vehicle.

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How to Clean Your Car Cooling Fan

Your car cooling fan performs a very important job.

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Benefits of Upgrading to High Performance Headers

High performance headers aren’t just for your style.

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How to Install a New Car Radio

While installing a new car radio probably seems like a complicated process at first glance, when you break it down it’s a simple project.

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Tips for Jumping Your Car

Wrrrr….wrrrr…wrrrr…click…click…click. If you’ve been

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How to Remove a Brake Backing Plate

To repair brakes, you need to remove the brake backing plate

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How to Repair a Broken Radiator Thermostat Sensor

Radiator thermostats help ensure the engine doesn't overheat

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How to Replace Brake Lining Rivets

Brake lining undergoes a lot of wear and tear.

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How to Install a Rebuilt Brake Booster

For some cars, a rebuilt brake booster may be needed.

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Replacing Hydraulic Lifters

Hydraulic lifters can begin to fail through normal use of a vehicle.

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How to Use a Tire Repair Kit

A tire repair kit is a valuable emergency item.

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How to Repair a Fuel Cap

A fuel cap for an automobile is made of metal or plastic. It secures the entry to the fuel tank.

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How to Remove an Ignition Lock Cylinder

Most vehicles are fitted with a removable ignition lock cylinder.

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5 Pros and Cons of Purchasing Remanufactured Transmissions

Re-manufactured transmissions have a variety of benefits.

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11 Essential Gadgets for Auto Tool Kits

Keep the essentials close to handle car repairs.

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Installing a Brake Proportioning Valve

A brake proportioning valve helps ease up on the pressure.

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Dismantling a Hydraulic Cylinder

A hydraulic cylinder is used in many mechanical applications

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Brake Master Cylinder Repair

The most common type of brake master cylinder repair is fixing a leak in the seals.

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How to Replace Brake Chambers

A car's brakes are vital, so keep the system working properly by replacing the brake chambers when they go bad.

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How to Adjust a Caliper Piston

When you are changing your brake pads, you will inevitably have to adjust your caliper piston to make

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How to Replace a Power Steering Hose

The power steering hose is what pushes the power steering fluid from the power steering pump to the rack

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Brake Caliper Repair: How to Repair a Cracked Dust Boot

When you’re undertaking brake caliper repair, one thing you might encounter is a cracked dust boot.

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How to Replace Front Coil Springs

Installing replacement coil springs on your car requires the right technique and some specialist equipment.

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How to Change the Interior Lights in Your Vehicle

A car’s interior lights can be found on the roof and door edges in cars.

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Brake Line Repair: How to Remove Air from Your Brake Lines

Automobile brakes can often become soft and spongy, a sign that your car may need a brake line repair.

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How to Reapply Brake Lining Adhesive

Brake lining is rough material installed on brake pads, which works to stop the car when the brakes are