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  • If your brakes squeak and you want to know why, maybe I can help! Here are four common brake squeaks plus a bonus scraping noise; compare these situations to yours. Questions are welcome.

    Four Common Types of Brake Squeaks

    Four Common Types of Brake Squeaks

    by Eddie Carrara334

  • The starter uses the battery and battery cables to provide the power to crank over the engine. The starting system can be tested to find a slow-crank or no-crank problem.

    DIY Auto Service: Starter Diagnosis and Repair

    DIY Auto Service: Starter Diagnosis and Repair

    by Mike Thomas0

  • Batteries are the heart of the electrical system on cars, trucks and boats. The battery is a storage unit that converts chemical energy into electrical voltage. Problems can effect the entire vehicle.

    DIY Auto Service: Battery Diagnosis and Maintenance

    DIY Auto Service: Battery Diagnosis and Maintenance

    by Mike Thomas3

  • DIY instructions for cleaning or replacing the MAF (mass airflow) sensor in a VW Jetta, Golf, GTI, Passat, New Beetle, A4. Included are step-by-step pictures, part numbers, and tools required for the job.

    How to Clean or Replace the MAF Sensor for VW or Audi

    How to Clean or Replace the MAF Sensor for VW or Audi

    by Writen4u113

  • Your mechanic says you need a wheel bearing . . . what's that? In this article, you'll find pictures, videos and an explanation of what a wheel bearing is, what it does, where it is, and the noise it makes when it's damaged.

    What Is a Wheel Bearing?  Diagnosing a Wheel Bearing Noise

    What Is a Wheel Bearing? Diagnosing a Wheel Bearing Noise

    by Eddie Carrara943

  • Clean your MAF sensor in minutes using a simple procedure. Fix rough idle problems and other performance issues.

    How to Clean an MAF Sensor

    How to Clean an MAF Sensor

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • A clicking starter is not a good sign, but those clicks can help you diagnose and fix the problem.

    Why Is My Starter Clicking?

    Why Is My Starter Clicking?

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • Do a cooling system flush to remove rust, scale and other contaminants from the radiator and engine and prevent clogging and overheating.

    How to Flush Your Cooling System

    How to Flush Your Cooling System

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • Here are the most likely reasons for bad clutch performance, a noisy clutch, or strange behavior by the clutch pedal. Look for your symptoms here.

    Symptoms of a Bad Clutch

    Symptoms of a Bad Clutch

    by Dan Ferrell63

  • Having problems with your car's thermostat? This article shows you how to check your thermostat in a few minutes without removing it from your car.

    Do I Need to Replace My Car Thermostat?

    Do I Need to Replace My Car Thermostat?

    by Dan Ferrell24

  • This article will explore signs and symptoms of a bad heater core in your car, from fog and drips to funny smells in the cabin, no heat in the cabin, or the engine overheating.

    Five Signs That Your Car Has a Bad Heater Core

    Five Signs That Your Car Has a Bad Heater Core

    by Wrench Wench103

  • If your engine won't turn over, this guide will help you find the most common—and not so common—problem sources.

    My Engine Won't Turn Over

    My Engine Won't Turn Over

    by Dan Ferrell16

  • Water leaking into a car can lead to mold, corrosion, computer issues, and bad smells. Water can leak into your passenger compartment from outside or inside the car, often from the windshield.

    Water Leaking Into a Car

    Water Leaking Into a Car

    by Eddie Carrara738

  • This collection of repairs for Honda Harmony lawnmower transmissions is growing monthly. If your Harmony transmission has a problem, we probably have the solution!

    Honda Harmony 215 Transmission Problems

    Honda Harmony 215 Transmission Problems

    by Eddie Carrara312

  • IAC motor troubleshooting is a simple procedure on most vehicles, and you probably already have the tools for the project.

    Troubleshooting Your IAC Motor

    Troubleshooting Your IAC Motor

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • DIY how-to instructions, with photos, for replacing the head gasket, timing belt, water pump and radiator on a Honda Accord. The repair pictured here was done on a Honda F23 2.3L I4 engine, the engine also used in the '98-'99 Acura CL, '98 Odyssey, and '98-'99 Oasis.

    How to Replace a Honda Accord I4 Head Gasket (1998-2002)

    How to Replace a Honda Accord I4 Head Gasket (1998-2002)

    by hardlymoving44

  • Use a digital multimeter (DMM) to test your MAF sensor before replacing it. Sometimes you won’t even need a multimeter.

    How to Test a MAF Sensor

    How to Test a MAF Sensor

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • AC system diagnosis can be done by feeling the lines for the correct temperature/ pressure relationship. With gauges hooked up, the pressures can be measured and then diagnosed.

    DIY Auto Service: AC System Diagnosis by Symptom

    DIY Auto Service: AC System Diagnosis by Symptom

    by Mike Thomas77

  • Tips and precautions to use when replacing your brake pads, so you can get quality results on a Honda or any other vehicle.

    How to Replace Honda Brake Pads

    How to Replace Honda Brake Pads

    by Eddie Carrara87

  • Common brake problems, such as a soft brake pedal, pulling to one side while braking, or vibration while braking can have serious implications for your car's health (and your health, in turn!). Learn more about the most common brake issues and their solutions, here.

    Five Common Brake Problems in Cars

    Five Common Brake Problems in Cars

    by Eddie Carrara737

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