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  • If your engine won't turn over, this guide helps 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 Ferrell2

  • This is a guide to finding, cleaning or changing the MAF sensor on your Opel / Vauxhall Vivaro, Renault Trafic or Nissan Primastar van. This sensor is often the cause of low power, an inability to rev properly and rough running. Follow this easy to follow guide to find out how to change it yourself.

    How to Clean / Change MAF Sensor on Trafic, Vivaro & Primastar Vans

    How to Clean / Change MAF Sensor on Trafic, Vivaro & Primastar Vans

    by Rain Defence142

  • 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 Thomas2

  • 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 Carrara297

  • The four noises that car owners complain about most often: CV joint noise, water pump noise, belt noise, and heat shield noise. What your noise means and what might fix it. Plus a car buying tip.

    Four Common Car Noises

    Four Common Car Noises

    by Eddie Carrara1922

  • I discovered how to avoid expensive car repair bills when the "check engine light" is on. I’ll help you understand what it means and how to reset it. If it’s a catalytic converter warning, you’ll be able to try a low-cost solution first before going to a mechanic.

    How to Find Out Why "Check Engine Light" Is On and Avoid Costly Repairs

    How to Find Out Why "Check Engine Light" Is On and Avoid Costly Repairs

    by Glenn Stok121

  • 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 Carrara523

  • Did your car mechanic say you need a new catalytic converter because your check engine light is on with code P0420 — and it will cost you $800? I found an alternate solution that worked for me, using high-octane gasoline. I explain it in detail so you can try this first.

    Catalytic Converter: Avoid Unnecessary Repairs and Save Your Money

    Catalytic Converter: Avoid Unnecessary Repairs and Save Your Money

    by Glenn Stok11

  • 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 Thomas13

  • If you think you may have rodents or mice living in your vehicle, here are a few tips on where to find their hiding places and how to evict them permanently!

    Can Rodents or Mice Ruin a Car?

    Can Rodents or Mice Ruin a Car?

    by Eddie Carrara10

  • There are certain precautions to take seriously when cleaning your car or your results will look like a 4 year old reconditioned it. I will cover basic steps, tools, and products to use that will make car cleaning more enjoyable, less time consuming and will generate professional results, after all, the reason you clean your car is to make it stand out above all the dirty cars you park n

    Car Cleaning Guide for Professional Results

    Car Cleaning Guide for Professional Results

    by Eddie Carrara5

  • If you failed a smog test because of an old, borderline catalytic converter, this simple, no-cost home remedy will surely make you pass a second smog test. Better yet, if your vehicle is old use the procedure before your first smog test.

    How to Pass a Smog Test With an Old Catalytic Converter

    How to Pass a Smog Test With an Old Catalytic Converter

    by Daniel Mollat0

  • The most common reason for a slipping automatic transmission, and the most common reason for a slipping standard transmission. What to do to fix it in either case.

    Most Common Reasons Why a Transmission Slips

    Most Common Reasons Why a Transmission Slips

    by Eddie Carrara1050

  • One of the most nerve-wracking diagnoses that an engine can receive: BLOWN HEAD GASKET. Dive into this article to learn the 3 most common signs your engines developed a bad head gasket.

    Three Signs and Symptoms of a Blown Head Gasket

    Three Signs and Symptoms of a Blown Head Gasket

    by Wrench Wench0

  • How a variable displacement compressor automatically adjusts its capacity by adjusting its piston displacement, and how such adjustment is being controlled is discussed in more detail in this hub.

    Variable Displacement Compressor - How it Works

    Variable Displacement Compressor - How it Works

    by Victor Mangubat6

  • 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 Carrara51

  • 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 Carrara269

  • 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 Ferrell20

  • Recognizing symptoms of a bad EGR valve will help you troubleshoot potential problems sooner and restore engine performance faster.

    Symptoms of a Bad EGR Valve

    Symptoms of a Bad EGR Valve

    by Dan Ferrell161

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