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How to Replace a Headlight on a Honda Fit

How to Replace a Headlight on a Honda Fit

The headlight on the Honda Fit should be periodically checked and replaced if it goes out. Headlights for the Fit can be purchased from most auto parts stores. You need to know the part number of the old headlight, which is stamped into the plastic base of the old light in order to get the correct r......[Read More]
How to Paint Alloy Rims

How to Paint Alloy Rims

Alloy wheels not only make a vehicle look better but can also contribute to the value of it. Over time though, wheels can begin to look faded, scratched and dingy due to their vulnerable location near the road, where they are subject to dirt and debris being thrown onto the wheel. A set of wheels ca......[Read More]
How to Muffle Small Engine Noise

How to Muffle Small Engine Noise

Small engines are found in many applications, from yard tools such as chainsaws and trimmers, right up to those powering dirt bikes and snowmobiles. Many of these engines are two-stroke varieties known for producing a lot of noise. Aside from possible hearing damage, there may be legal restrictions ......[Read More]
How to Change Motorcycle Grips to ISO-Grips

How to Change Motorcycle Grips to ISO-Grips

ISO-grips for motorcycles can absorb vibrations conducted to the handle during driving, which makes them ideal for beating hand fatigue during long drives. They are designed with soft, non-slip surfaces that have recesses between pads to let the air circulate in the grips. This feature makes them ea......[Read More]
How do I Fill the Transmission Fluid on a Manual 1996 Volkswagen Golf?

How do I Fill the Transmission Fluid on a Manual 1996 Volkswagen Golf?

Check the transmission fluid level on the 1996 manual Volkswagen Golf whenever checking other fluid levels in the engine. Adding transmission fluid to the Golf requires a special drive bit made specifically for Volkswagens that can be purchased in most auto parts shops. Performing this routine maint......[Read More]
How to Remove a Corvette Gas Tank

How to Remove a Corvette Gas Tank

Chevrolet has produced the Corvette since 1953. It is normally a front-engine car powered by a V-8 with fuel injection or carburetors. The engine uses the gas tank to receive fuel and to return excess fuel back to the tank in a closed-loop system. The tank in most Corvettes is metal and can be damag......[Read More]
How to Grease an Isuzu Front Wheel Bearing

How to Grease an Isuzu Front Wheel Bearing

You might think that the wheel bearings of your Isuzu aren't a critical component, but they are. If the bearings aren't greased properly, they can seize, causing the wheel to seize and potentially causing an accident. Although it's not difficult to grease the bearings, it is time-consuming, so set a......[Read More]
Replacing Brake Boosters

Replacing Brake Boosters

Remove the master cylinder from the brake booster. Use line wrenches and remove the brake lines on the master cylinder. Disconnect the electrical connector. Remove the nuts holding the master cylinder to the brake booster and remove the master cylinder. Lay it down with the line holes up.........[Read More]
How to Remove the Smog Pump From a 1992 Camaro RS

How to Remove the Smog Pump From a 1992 Camaro RS

Not unlike your catalytic converter and your vapor canister, the smog pump on your 1992 Camaro RS is a device used to control harmful emissions. Specifically, the smog pump is part of the air injection system that helps to pump clean air into into your motor's exhaust system. The smog pump on your C......[Read More]
How to Replace the Fan Belt on a 2002 Toyota Corolla

How to Replace the Fan Belt on a 2002 Toyota Corolla

The fan belt on the 2002 Toyota Corolla operates the power steering pump, alternator, water pump and air conditioner compressor. It's able to operate each of these accessories at the same time when the engine is running. As the belt turns around each accessory pulley, it enables the accessory to act......[Read More]
Car Wash Dallas TX Service Relieves You Of Hectic And Grueling Hand Car Washing

Car Wash Dallas TX Service Relieves You Of Hectic And Grueling Hand Car Washing

In the automobile industry we commonly consider that car wash is mainly to wash your car from inside and from outside too. But nowadays there are many types of car lavement available. You can wash ... ......[Read More]
Basic Information for a 1994 Chevy Camaro Base Coupe

Basic Information for a 1994 Chevy Camaro Base Coupe

First produced in 1967, the Chevy Camaro was GM's answer to the Ford Mustang. Despite a skeptical press and ridicule from other car markers, the Camaro cemented its place in American automotive history as one of the greatest muscle cars. The Camaro has undergone five design changes over the decades ......[Read More]
Different Types of Winter Wiper Blades Available

Different Types of Winter Wiper Blades Available

Winter wiper blades are inexpensive, and should be put on cars before cold, snowy weather moves in. The winter blades are designed specifically for harsher conditions. They are able to move ice and snow more easily, making it safer for you to drive in winter weather. There are several types of winte......[Read More]
How Often Should You Charge the Freon in Your A/C?

How Often Should You Charge the Freon in Your A/C?

Freon is a registered trademark from DuPont. However, it has become accepted as a standard name for refrigerants that are added to home, motor vehicle and other types of air conditioning units. Depending on the type of unit you have or are concerned about, you will need know how your a/c works and w......[Read More]
Custom Car Paint Ideas - How to Choose the Right Colors For Your Car

Custom Car Paint Ideas - How to Choose the Right Colors For Your Car

Have you been looking for custom car paint ideas to enhance the beauty of your car? Then, you have come to the right place. This article will drop that idea in your brain and make your spray painting endeavors a more fulfilling one.......[Read More]
How to Replace the Crankshaft Sensor on a 2005 Nissan Altima

How to Replace the Crankshaft Sensor on a 2005 Nissan Altima

Crankshaft sensors monitor the rotational speed and position of the pistons in relationship to the crankshaft of a car engine. The car's computer uses the information that the crankshaft sensor sends it to control the ignition system timing of the engine. By sensing the position of the pistons in re......[Read More]
Signs That Will Tell You That You Have to Change Tires

Signs That Will Tell You That You Have to Change Tires

It doesn't matter what type of vehicle you are driving, you have to keep in good working condition to avoid any road accidents. Yes accidents are inevitable but you can definitely do something to avoid them in as much as you can. A tire failure is one of the things you don't want to encoun......[Read More]
How to Replace the Turn Signal Switch on a 1999 Lumina LS

How to Replace the Turn Signal Switch on a 1999 Lumina LS

The 1999 Chevrolet Lumina LS uses a turn signal switch to actuate the turn signals when you move the turn signal lever up or down. This is necessary to safely and legally operate your Lumina. If you cannot alert drivers around you of your intent to change lanes or turn, the odds of a fender bender i......[Read More]
How to Install Front Brake Pads in a 1999 Nissan Quest

How to Install Front Brake Pads in a 1999 Nissan Quest

In 1993, Nissan released the Quest alongside its fraternal twin, the Mercury Villager van. 1999 began the second generation for the Quest van and brought about a slight redesign. The 1999 Quest came standard with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes. When replacing the front brake pads on the 1999......[Read More]
How to Check an Electric Brake Magnet

How to Check an Electric Brake Magnet

A faulty brake magnet can severely impact the stopping power of a trailer. While some magnet problems will be apparent upon visual inspection, there may also be electrical problems that can impact performance. A compromised brake magnet can lead to weak or surging brakes, or cause the brakes to pul......[Read More]