Truck Repair

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Problems Restarting Truck

How do I safely restart it?

A red truck.
Suggestions to Repair Broken Truck Heater

There are a few ways you can fix it yourself.

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Tips for Installing Truck Camper Shells

Protect your cargo or set up a sleeping pod.

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The Risks of Using a Diesel Exhaust System

People are becoming increasingly aware of the risks of using a diesel exhaust system.

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How to Install New Truck Spark Plugs

Spark plugs are a critical part for your truck's engine.

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How to Do a Truck Disc Brakes Conversion

Slow down or halt the rotation of your truck wheels due to friction from the brakes.

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How to Repair Noisy Truck Exhaust Pipes

At times, truck exhaust pipes become terribly noisy.

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How to Build Your Own Truck Bike Rack

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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How to Replace Your Truck Brake Shoes

Replace truck brake shoes as soon as they show problems.

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4 Things to Know about Truck Brake Rotors

Truck brake rotors are larger than those of regular cars.

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How to Monitor Diesel Truck Engine Fuel Consumption

Consuming fuel is a big concern for many of us.

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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

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How to Repair Plastic Truck Fender

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

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How to Replace a Truck Air Filter

Trucks need to consume clean air for their engines.

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How to Repair Scatches in Truck Paint

Everyday wear and tear can play havoc with truck paint.

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How to Fill and Flush Your Truck Radiator

A truck radiator should be flushed periodically.

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How to Steam Clean a Truck Engine

Use the right tool to avoid significant engine damage.

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How to Repair Hard to Close Truck Doors

Older truck doors can become hard to open.

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Build Your Own Truck Bed Organizer

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

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How to Replace a Truck Rear Window

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

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6 Steps to Complete Truck Dent Repair

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

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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

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Tips for Repairing a Truck Tailgate

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

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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

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Tips for Choosing Engine Coolant for Your Truck

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

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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

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4 Steps to Truck Odometer Repair

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

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8 Steps to Safely Taking Out a Truck Engine

Follow these 8 steps to safely take out a truck engine.

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How to Replace a Truck Door Hinge Pin

You may need to replace a truck door hinge pin if your door is damaged.

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How to Repair a Truck Headliner

Your truck headliner can easily become worn, dirty or torn over time. When this happens, you will need

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How to Replace Your Truck's Diesel Fuel Filter

All diesel trucks come installed with a diesel fuel filter to extract the best performance out of their

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How to Repair Sprayed on Truck Bed Liner

Very seldom is a truck bed liner covered by a warranty.

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3 Tips for Taking Care of Truck Rust

Prevention is the best treatment.

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4 Tips for Troubleshooting a Faulty Truck Fuel Gauge

Your truck's fuel gauge acting up? Try one or more of these four tips.

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5 Signs Your Car or Truck Has a Dirty Fuel Filter

Your car's fuel filter needs to be replaced over time.