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  • Instructions on how to synchronize the carburetors on a Kawasaki Ninja ZX7R. A fairly simple task for most home DIYers.

    How to Sync Carbs on a Ninja ZX7R

    How to Sync Carbs on a Ninja ZX7R

    by Dan Harmon3

  • If your car stalls at idle, check these symptoms and the potentially faulty components that may lurk behind the problem.

    Why Does My Car Stall at Idle?

    Why Does My Car Stall at Idle?

    by Dan Ferrell1

  • Diagnose engine knocking with the help of this simple guide before your engine suffers costly damage.

    Why Does My Engine Knock?

    Why Does My Engine Knock?

    by Dan Ferrell1

  • Don't replace your spark plugs when you can clean them and get another 5,000 to 10,000 miles out of them!

    How to Clean a Spark Plug

    How to Clean a Spark Plug

    by Joanna5

  • Repair manuals for the Datsun/Nissan 720 series of trucks fail to mention the fuel pump relay—where to find it, what it does, how it's wired-in, and how to repair or replace it. Luckily for you, this article has the answers.

    1981–1985 Nissan and Datsun Pickup Fuel-Pump Problems

    1981–1985 Nissan and Datsun Pickup Fuel-Pump Problems

    by Dan129

  • Hello classic Volvo owner. Spark plugs are a vital part of your engine's ignition system and good plugs are essential for the best performance and economy of your engine. This comprehensive tutorial will guide you, step by step

    How to Change Volvo 240, 740, 940 Spark Plugs

    How to Change Volvo 240, 740, 940 Spark Plugs

    by Sean Reddish4

  • In a compound turbocharger system, two turbos work in series, one after the other, to compress the incoming air, in contrast to a twin turbo system where two turbos in parallel share the work.

    How Compound Turbocharger Systems (Turbos) Work

    How Compound Turbocharger Systems (Turbos) Work

    by Auto Faction13

  • One of the most nerve-wracking diagnoses that an engine can receive: blown head gasket. Dive into this article to learn the three 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 Wench1

  • If your airbag light comes on suddenly while you are driving, it may be due to a fuse, or due to some problem you can't fix yourself. The airbag will not deploy when the light is on, so you should do something about the light.

    Why Does the Airbag Light Come On?

    Why Does the Airbag Light Come On?

    by Benji Mester14

  • The topic of RB20 intake manifolds is a hot one. As the price of used Nissan RB20DET engines continues to tumble, more people are viewing them as a viable option to their current engine.

    RB20 Intake Manifolds

    RB20 Intake Manifolds

    by Dreaded Fist3

  • Spark plug problems can be tricky to identify. The symptoms of faulty spark plugs are pretty general and can be attributed to a number of other issues. So read this article for tips and tricks on how to differentiate spark plug problems from other issues.

    Spark Plug Problems

    Spark Plug Problems

    by Benji Mester13

  • Diagnosing an electrical short can be very difficult and expensive. The actual repair usually consists of an inexpensive wire connector and some tape. The real expense is the time it takes to locate the problem.

    Electrical Shorts in Your Car Blowing Your Fuse?

    Electrical Shorts in Your Car Blowing Your Fuse?

    by meansdavid15

  • I see it every so often: When the tire rotation guy doesn't screw in the lug nuts by hand before using his impact driver, the next person who tries to remove the lug nuts has to use so much torque that the lug stud strips its threads or even breaks off.

    Fixing a Sheared-Off or Cross-Threaded Lug Stud (With Video)

    Fixing a Sheared-Off or Cross-Threaded Lug Stud (With Video)

    by hardlymoving0

  • 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

  • The cause of car vibrations can be difficult to pinpoint because of the vast number of potential causes. But if you car vibrates only when accelerating, you may have a CV joint issue. Address it and you won't be afraid to drive your car again.

    Car Vibration When Accelerating:  Suspect Your CV Joint

    Car Vibration When Accelerating: Suspect Your CV Joint

    by Eddie Carrara42

  • Turbocharged cars can be as complicated as they are fun (and they are buku fun). Because of their extra bits, especially the turbo itself, simple but crucial care can help protect expensive parts.

    Turbo Tips: Five Ways to Extend Your Turbo's Life

    Turbo Tips: Five Ways to Extend Your Turbo's Life

    by ManuelCintron4

  • The classic 1989 Chevy Dually employs a braking system consisting of disc brakes on the front and drum brakes on the rear. The drum brakes are a little more complex than they are on today's models. Let's go over that system here.

    Replacing the Rear Brakes on a 1989 Chevy Dually

    Replacing the Rear Brakes on a 1989 Chevy Dually

    by Joanna0

  • If the air conditioning system in your car blows out hot air instead of cold, most likely there is a leak where freon is escaping. A few quick checks can often determine the problem. Recharging the AC system with freon is a waste of money unless the leak can be found and fixed.

    My Car's AC Isn't Cold (With Video)

    My Car's AC Isn't Cold (With Video)

    by Eddie Carrara6

  • Do you know what to do in the event that you get in and turn your car on but it doesn't start? Check out this hub for some helpful tips on what to do.

    What Do I Do When My Car Won't Start?

    What Do I Do When My Car Won't Start?

    by Wrench Wench3

  • Loss of air conditioning in your Chrysler Pacifica is usually a matter of inconvenience rather than a serious problem. I'll show you how to check refrigerant pressure and refill it for $25.

    How to Add Refrigerant R-134a to a Chrysler Pacifica

    How to Add Refrigerant R-134a to a Chrysler Pacifica

    by Matthew Clemmer3

  • The engine is the powerplant of a car. It consists of several parts—both electrical and mechanical. Let's find out about each of them.

    Principal Engine Parts of a Car

    Principal Engine Parts of a Car

    by Innovative1022

  • 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 Defence148

  • Are you having car-starting trouble other car issues and wondering whether your alternator is still good? Here's how to tell and how to rebuild or replace your alternator if it is in fact the culprit.

    Five Signs It's Time to Replace Your Alternator

    Five Signs It's Time to Replace Your Alternator

    by Wrench Wench7

  • In this article I'll go through the two different types of check engine light and whether you need to pull over immediately or keep driving. I'll also discuss common reasons and how you might be able to fix it yourself (even if you know nothing about cars).

    Check Engine Light - Should I Pull Over or Can I Keep Driving?

    Check Engine Light - Should I Pull Over or Can I Keep Driving?

    by Ian Mundell0

  • Ford Fusion owners: Beware if your A/C has stopped working! Ford had a genius idea to install a sensor in the top of the evaporator case. What does this mean to the owners of the Fusion?

    Ford Fusion A/C Compressor Won't Turn On

    Ford Fusion A/C Compressor Won't Turn On

    by RayTheWrench162

  • 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.

    Car Cleaning Guide for Professional Results

    Car Cleaning Guide for Professional Results

    by Eddie Carrara7

  • How to replace a washer fluid pump on a 2006 BMW X3. Often these pumps begin leaking and must be replaced. Step-by-step instructions with pictures.

    How to Fix a BMW X3 Washer Fluid Leak

    How to Fix a BMW X3 Washer Fluid Leak

    by johnnyvest34

  • DIY (Do it yourself) Toyota MZFE V6 Fuel Injector Replacement. Detailed instructions with plenty of step by step photos. Replacement method can be used in the Camry, Avalon, Sienna, ES300 & RX300.

    DIY Toyota V6 MZFE Fuel Injector Replacement

    DIY Toyota V6 MZFE Fuel Injector Replacement

    by hardlymoving11

  • You’re driving along and all of a sudden your sun visor pops down to get in your way. Sound familiar? Here is my tutorial on how to fix a loose car or truck visor.

    How to Fix a Loose Sun Visor

    How to Fix a Loose Sun Visor

    by Nicoli Clause6

  • 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

  • This article walks you through how to change the wallpaper on your Sync with MyFord Touch display in your Ford vehicle. The wallpaper size must be 800 x 384 pixels, and less than 1.5 MB.

    How to Change Sync With MyFord Touch Wallpaper

    How to Change Sync With MyFord Touch Wallpaper

    by Max Dalton6

  • Why is my car overheating? What can I do to fix it? There are many reasons why an engine might overheat, and many simple fixes for those problems.

    Why Is My Car Engine Overheating?

    Why Is My Car Engine Overheating?

    by Benji Mester5

  • BMW X3/X5 Brake, ABS, and 4x4 warning lights all on at the same time. Information on the probable cause (defective BMW transfer case actuator motor gear) and fixes.

    BMW Transfer Case Actuator Problem and Fix

    BMW Transfer Case Actuator Problem and Fix

    by johnnyvest97

  • Maybe this article will help other folks with the same 4WD symptoms who’ve exhausted all the other possible solutions. Or, maybe it will just make you pull more hair out because it doesn’t help you at all. Hopefully the former. Keep in mind, I’m not a mechanic, as I’m sure you'll be able to tell.

    4WD Not Working? Chevy Trailblazer Four-Wheel-Drive Problems

    4WD Not Working? Chevy Trailblazer Four-Wheel-Drive Problems

    by Holly12

  • Grinding noises in a car's braking system is a sure sign something has failed or broken and needs immediate attention. Get the noise checked out as soon as possible before driving, the problem could put you in danger.

    What Can Cause Grinding Noise in a Car's Braking System?

    What Can Cause Grinding Noise in a Car's Braking System?

    by Eddie Carrara8

  • Edible not by humans but by rodents. This is a story about how our Prius's wiring harness was chewed by rodents...and it could happen to you as well.

    Did You Know Your Car Had Edible Parts?

    Did You Know Your Car Had Edible Parts?

    by Mike Russo11

  • Find out why your car AC smells bad and get rid of the source using this simple guide.

    My Car's AC Smells Bad

    My Car's AC Smells Bad

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • 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

  • Here are step-by-step instructions for replacing the rear brake pads on a Lexus LS 460. The rear brake calipers on this vehicle are "fixed caliper" style, not the usual "floating caliper." This article will be worth reading if you've never worked on a fixed caliper.

    How to Replace Rear Brake Pads on a Lexus LS 460  (With Video)

    How to Replace Rear Brake Pads on a Lexus LS 460 (With Video)

    by hardlymoving0

  • A guide to easily changing the color of your wheels using Plasti Dip. This is a temporary but durable coating that protects your wheels and adds style.

    How to Plasti-Dip Your Car Wheels or Rims

    How to Plasti-Dip Your Car Wheels or Rims

    by Auto Faction6

  • Are you looking for your Honda Acura's ECU or OBD connector to find why your "check engine" light is on? Look no further. Here's the skinny on Honda Acura codes.

    Honda and Acura OBD Connector Locations

    Honda and Acura OBD Connector Locations

    by Jerilee Wei14

  • If the air conditioning goes out in your car, you want to get it fixed quickly. There are a number of problems that could cause this issue. Keep cool with these tips and tricks.

    How to Fix a Broken Car Air Conditioner

    How to Fix a Broken Car Air Conditioner

    by WheelScene4

  • Radiator stop leak should only be used in certain circumstances. Learn if this product might be right for you.

    Radiator Stop Leak Review

    Radiator Stop Leak Review

    by Benji Mester15

  • To start a successful auto repair shop, you need to enjoy dealing with people in general. If you enjoy the mechanical work that is great, but if you intend to grow, you will need to learn to market your business.

    How to Start an Auto Repair Shop: Marketing

    How to Start an Auto Repair Shop: Marketing

    by earnestshub29

  • 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

  • Install a brake booster replacement following these simple steps, even if you have to remove the brake master cylinder.

    Brake Booster Replacement

    Brake Booster Replacement

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • Do an oil pan gasket replacement at home following the safety precautions, tips, and method outlined in this guide.

    Oil Pan Gasket Replacement

    Oil Pan Gasket Replacement

    by Dan Ferrell0

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