Truck Repair

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Installing a Second Truck Battery

Q. I've got a new 2005 Chevy Astro van, and am adding a second battery. The instructions I have for the

Trouble Starting Diesel Truck in Cold Weather

Q. I have a 1988 Ford E350 Diesel, and I have trouble starting it now that it is really cold. I have

Problems Restarting Truck

Q. When driving for a long distance in hot temperatures, my car will not restart after filling up at

Suggestions to Repair Broken Truck Heater

Q. This morning, I was unable to get any hot air from the heater. The ac clutch was cycling on and off

Fixing a Broken Windshield Wiper Handle

The problem is most likely the multifunction switch.

How to Build Your Own Truck Bike Rack

A truck bike rack is an essential tool for all avid bikers.

Warm Weather Causes 3rd Gear Shifting Problem

Q. I have a 1982 Chevrolet K20 pickup with 350 cid and a TH350 transmission. My problem is that when

When Should Truck Tires Get Rotated?

Q. How often do you have rotate tires on a truck? Does it depend on how many miles the truck has driven?

How to Change Your Truck Brake Rotors

Changing truck brake rotors should be second nature to a pickup truck owner. Unless the pickup has anti-lock

12 Steps to Installing a Truck Powerstroke Diesel Engine

You want to put that new Powerstroke Diesel engine into your Ford truck and you want to save money by

General Tips for Truck Sway Bar Installation

Known as a stabilizer bar or an anti-roll bar, a truck sway bar keeps your vehicle from leaning too far

How to Replace the Lower Ball Joint on Your Truck

Truck issues might require a new ball joint.

Truck Transmission Repair: Cooler Line

Truck transmission repair is not an effortless task. However, when you finish the job properly, you will

How to Replace Your Truck Brake Shoes

Replace truck brake shoes as soon as they show problems.

4 Things to Know about Truck Brake Rotors

Truck brake rotors are larger than those of regular cars.

What to Look for in a Truck Bed Organizer

Truck bed organizers can be used for many reasons.

How to Repair a Sliding Truck Seat

Because of constant use, a truck seat may loosen.

How to Monitor Diesel Truck Engine Fuel Consumption

Consuming fuel is a big concern for many of us.

How Heavy Duty Truck Disc Brakes Work

Heavy duty truck disc brakes are different a car's.

How to Install a Truck Exhaust System

A truck exhaust system helps in directing the exhaust gases safely away from the engine and out from

How to Repair Plastic Truck Fender

Repairing a plastic truck fender won’t always be a viable option. Because many plastic panels

5 Steps to Truck Head Gasket Repair

As well as carrying out a full replacement, it is also possible to carry out a head gasket repair. It’s

How Often Does a Diesel Particulate Filter Need to be Repaired?

Diesel particulate filters remove soot and other particles.

How to Replace a Truck Air Filter

Trucks need to consume clean air for their engines.

How to Repair Scatches in Truck Paint

Everyday wear and tear can play havoc with truck paint.

How to Replace Truck Seat Belts

Truck seat belts are a very important feature of your truck.

How to Fill and Flush Your Truck Radiator

A truck radiator should be flushed periodically.

How to Steam Clean a Truck Engine

Use the right tool to avoid significant engine damage.

How to Repair Hard to Close Truck Doors

Older truck doors can become hard to open.

Build Your Own Truck Bed Organizer

Build your own truck bed organizer and save money doing it.

Shaking Truck Causes Concern

Q. I have a 1995 F-150, Ext Cab that seems to develop stranger problems as it gets older. The current

Tips for Removing and Replacing a Truck Grill

If your truck grill is damaged or you're wanting a new look for the front of your vehicle, you may want

How to Remove a Truck's Upper Ball Joint

Suspension repairs may require removing the upper ball joint

Troubleshooting Your Diesel Exhaust System

A diesel exhaust system is not exactly like the standard gasoline engine exhaust systems. You need to

How to Replace a Truck Rear Window

Replacing a truck rear window can be a very expensive job to pay a professional to do.

6 Steps to Complete Truck Dent Repair

Dent repair techniques used on trucks or other large commercial vehicles are effectively the same as

Building a Trailer Out of an Old Ford Ranger

Q. I'm thinking about building my own trailer. I have a 97 Ford Ranger and I just came across a parts

Tips for Repairing a Truck Tailgate

Although the sheer size of a truck tailgate may be enough to dissuade many DIY enthusiasts from attempting

Wiring Guide for a Truck Camper

Complete the installation with some electric connection.

Tips for Troubleshooting Truck Engine Backfire Problems

An engine backfire happens when fuel emerges from the engine, and bursts into flame. If you have this

Tips for Choosing Engine Coolant for Your Truck

Engine coolant is vital in all vehicles. Trucks, however, have special demands for engine coolant, since

How to Install an Auxiliary Diesel Fuel Tank in a Truck

Having the auxiliary diesel fuel tank is a great support system, if you are planning to set out on a

4 Steps to Truck Odometer Repair

Truck odometers sometimes require odometer repair, but it's rarely necessary to replace the entire unit.

Tips for Troubleshooting High Truck Engine Temperature

You will always need to keep a keen eye on the engine temperature of your truck. The temperature gauge

How to Repair Rear Truck Window Seal

If your truck rear window seal is inefficient, replace it.