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How to Flush With Stop Leak

How to Flush With Stop Leak

Stop Leak is a mixture used on radiators for the purpose of stopping antifreeze or coolant leaks within the radiator. Stop Leak can also be used to condition the radiator system, prevent rust and corrosion within the radiator, lubricate and condition water pump seals and help to maintain electrolysi......[Read More]
How to Replace a Fuel Filter in a Pontiac Grand Am

How to Replace a Fuel Filter in a Pontiac Grand Am

The fuel filter in your Pontiac Grand Am is there to keep the dirt and rust particles out of the fuel system. For optimal performance, some mechanics recommend that you replace the fuel filter every 30,000 to 40,000 miles. Follow the instructions below to replace the fuel filter on your Pontiac Gran......[Read More]
Use Online Fault-Detection/Vibration-Monitoring Systems to Save Commercial Vehicles!

Use Online Fault-Detection/Vibration-Monitoring Systems to Save Commercial Vehicles!

Maintenance check-ups should be performed on just about any vehicle on a regular basis. A company should post suggested maintenance schedules to be followed so that problems can be minimized while a vehicle is in ... ......[Read More]
Definition of an Idler Arm

Definition of an Idler Arm

Cars rely on many mechanical components in order to run properly. Some of these components are used in the steering system. An idler arm is one such crucial mechanical device.......[Read More]
What Is the Safest Way to Polish Your Car?

What Is the Safest Way to Polish Your Car?

Hand polishing your car will restore its showroom shine and appearance. Car polishes and waxes help to preserve and protect your car's paint finish. They also hinder sun damage and other every-day threats to your car's exterior such as tree sap and extended exposure to direct sunlight. Regular hand ......[Read More]
How to Replace Headlight Bulbs on a Subaru

How to Replace Headlight Bulbs on a Subaru

Replacing your headlight bulbs is something many car owners can go years without doing, but when the situation arises on a long nighttime drive, it is not something that can be put off for later. With a little preparation, any Subaru owner can easily change his own headlight bulbs and be back on the......[Read More]
Where to Find Safe Auto Shops

Where to Find Safe Auto Shops

There are several ways to help you find the best auto body repair shops in Fort Worth. It begins with being educated about finding the best companies, which is essential if you want to entrust your car or truck with a reputable company. The article explains things that every person should do before ......[Read More]
The Karcher Washer Is Leaking

The Karcher Washer Is Leaking

Karcher pressure washers are high-powered cleaning tools that use a strong blast of water to clean hard surfaces such as home exteriors, cars, driveways, decks and sidewalks. The pressure washers can be used with or without cleaning solution and are an environmentally friendly choice for cleaning la......[Read More]
How to Keep a Dryer From Squeaking

How to Keep a Dryer From Squeaking

A dryer that squeaks during operation does so for several different reasons. A broken or frayed dryer belt or friction caused by an improperly lubricated wheel bearing are two of the possible causes of the unwanted noise. Instead of jumping the gun and spending money on a professional, examine the ......[Read More]
Precautions for Car Battery Acid

Precautions for Car Battery Acid

Car batteries use a chemical reaction to produce electricity, but the chemicals necessary for the battery to function can pose serious health risks for anyone who comes in contact with them. Because the acid inside a car battery is highly corrosive, users should take several precautions during handl......[Read More]
How to Fix a Rough Idle on a 2002 Chevy Tahoe

How to Fix a Rough Idle on a 2002 Chevy Tahoe

Several things may cause a rough idle on the 2002 Chevy Tahoe, but the most common is in the tune up. Depending on which ignition system you have -- the standard distributor, or the distributorless (coil-on-plug) system -- the tune up could take less than an hour or a few hours. The engine light may......[Read More]
Windshield Wiper Issues

Windshield Wiper Issues

Windshield wipers can have a number of different problems.Paul Edmondson/Photodisc/Getty ImagesWindshield wipers come standard on all automobiles, as they are not only integral to driving a car in rainy or snowy conditions, but for keeping the windshield free of dirt and debris for.........[Read More]
4 Reasons Why You Should Install a New Exhaust System

4 Reasons Why You Should Install a New Exhaust System

An aftermarket exhaust system can be a blessing or a curse. It all comes down to the reasons you decided to make a new installation. See these considerations when installing an exhaust system. 1. Performance ... ......[Read More]
What Are the Benefits of Limited Slip Differentials?

What Are the Benefits of Limited Slip Differentials?

Emergency vehicles often have a limited slip differential.Ambulance image by JASON WINTER from Fotolia.comThe differential systems on automobiles include a set of gears that take power from the drive train and split it between the wheels. In a front-wheel drive, for example, all power is.........[Read More]
How to Replace the Ignition Coil in an Oldsmobile Alero

How to Replace the Ignition Coil in an Oldsmobile Alero

The Alero ignition coil acts as the heart of the ignition system. It converts low-voltage battery power into high-voltage spark to create combustion by firing the spark plugs. The Oldsmobile Alero uses a distributorless ignition coil, which means you'll find the ignition coil mounted to the ignition......[Read More]
How to Eliminate Rotor Warping

How to Eliminate Rotor Warping

The "rotor" is the disk in a vehicle equipped with disk brakes. When a rotor is warped, a pulsing or throbbing sensation can be felt in the vehicle when the brakes are applied. True rotor warping is a result of the metal rotor becoming distorted. The phrase "rotor warping" also refers to uneven wear......[Read More]
How To Get Quality Auto Repair In Phoenix

How To Get Quality Auto Repair In Phoenix

Auto mechanic should be chosen with the same level of medical care and a sense of trust that is given to choose a doctor or surgeon. Climbing behind the wheel of a car with a ... ......[Read More]
How to Service an Air Cleaner on a 2006 Honda I-VTEC

How to Service an Air Cleaner on a 2006 Honda I-VTEC

The air cleaner on a 2006 Honda I-VTEC removes airborne debris from the air before it enters the engine. While there is no set interval for air cleaner service, you should remove it and inspect it at every oil change interval. The air filter is just as important to the Honda's engine as the oil and ......[Read More]
Truly Mobile Tyre Fitting With An Air Jack

Truly Mobile Tyre Fitting With An Air Jack

When we think about mobile tyre fitting, it generally conjures up an image of a car sitting on someone's drive or by the side of the road while a professional mobile tyre fitting service fits the tyres. However, that is not always where you find yourself when you need to change a tyre. Whether ......[Read More]
How to Install Interior Car Lights

How to Install Interior Car Lights

Burnt out interior car lights can be a problem. If you can't see, you may accidentally sit down on something sharp and tear your clothing or the car seat. Fortunately, interior lights are pretty easy to install.......[Read More]