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  • If you want to know how to increase horsepower, you're not alone. These are some simple engine modifications just anybody can do to their car.

    How to Increase Horsepower

    How to Increase Horsepower

    by WheelScene2

  • There are a lot of myths about what kind of gas you should use in your car. In this article we'll explore the most common stories and talk about which ones might actually be true (depending on your car).

    Should I Use Premium Gas in My Car?

    Should I Use Premium Gas in My Car?

    by Ian Mundell0

  • When your engine will not rotate, these simple checks and tests can help you diagnose and repair the fault.

    Why Won't My Engine Turn Over?

    Why Won't My Engine Turn Over?

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • Cars get pooped on by birds, but does the color of your vehicle matter? An automobile study seems to prove that red cars are the most targeted, but is this true?

    Do Birds Poop on Red Cars More?

    Do Birds Poop on Red Cars More?

    by Beth Eaglescliffe0

  • 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

  • A 1992 Mitsubishi 3000 GT SL, sitting dead and idle for over 10 years, was brought back to life in this series of videos. It was renovated from the engine compartment to the suspension. I used many new off-the-shelf parts with no high-performance custom modifications.

    Mitsubishi 3000 GT Restoration Project (With Videos)

    Mitsubishi 3000 GT Restoration Project (With Videos)

    by hardlymoving0

  • Sooner or later, the Corvair owner will need to clean or maintain the 2 or 4 carbs on their engine. These primitive carburetors, unlike carbs 20 years later, need regular maintenance.

    Cleaning the Chevrolet Corvair Carburetor

    Cleaning the Chevrolet Corvair Carburetor

    by perrya0

  • Changing brake pads may not seem difficult. Still, you may end up with brake issues after the job is done. So before you install those new pads, check these reminders for a proper installation.

    How to Change Brake Pads

    How to Change Brake Pads

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • Noticing weird clunking noises when accelerating or driving over rough roads? Engine revs up before the car moves? It could be worn engine mounts. This article, via video, will show you how to replace these mounts, as demonstrated on a 2003 2.4L Toyota Camry.

    Toyota Camry Motor Mount Replacement (With Video)

    Toyota Camry Motor Mount Replacement (With Video)

    by hardlymoving0

  • 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

  • Your tires can talk, telling you many important things regarding tire maintenance and safety. This article explores and explains them.

    Tire Care and Maintenance for Safety

    Tire Care and Maintenance for Safety

    by Liz Elias11

  • 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

  • Opening the hood of a Ford Focus has baffled a lot of people as, unlike most cars, they don't use an interior button/lever. I'll be showing you their unique mechanism and how to use it.

    How Do I Open the Hood of My Ford Focus?

    How Do I Open the Hood of My Ford Focus?

    by Joseph Brown2

  • You hate the feeling you get in your gut if you discover a dent on your bumper, a scratch on your bonnet, or rust and peeling paint on the body of your vehicle. But relief is available if you are able to perform the repair on your own.

    DIY Car Body Work and Repainting

    DIY Car Body Work and Repainting

    by Brian1

  • There are many reasons that your heater might be giving you the cold shoulder—literally. This article will cover the three most likely reasons why your heater is blowing cold air.

    3 Signs Your Heater Switch Is on the Fritz

    3 Signs Your Heater Switch Is on the Fritz

    by Wrench Wench0

  • Brake fluid replacement is an important part of routine vehicle maintenance, yet it is often overlooked or ignored by owners. This article explains why replacing brake fluid is important and how ignoring this inexpensive job can result in expensive and avoidable repairs in years to come.

    Brake Fluid Replacement: Why Is It So Important?

    Brake Fluid Replacement: Why Is It So Important?

    by Ritchie Hicks0

  • Your brake lights can be off without you even knowing it. A common cause of brake lights not working is a brake light switch. Here is a fix that worked for my 2013 Honda Civic (9th generation) and should work for many other cars.

    Troubleshooting Brake Light Failure

    Troubleshooting Brake Light Failure

    by perrya4

  • Ammco have been making high quality brake lathes for a very long time, without needing to change the basic design. Buying spare parts even for a 40-year-old model is a breeze!

    Taking Care of Your Ammco Brake Lathe

    Taking Care of Your Ammco Brake Lathe

    by earnestshub16

  • Change spark plug wires in your own garage; it only takes a few minutes and you can save a lot of money using this guide.

    How to Change Spark Plug Wires

    How to Change Spark Plug Wires

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • If you have a car idling low, there are a few common components you can check at home using some simple tools.

    Why Is My Car Idling Low?

    Why Is My Car Idling Low?

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • You replaced the brake pads on your car but notice wheel vibration at all speeds when braking. They're new pads, so what could it be? Warped or uneven contact surfaces on the brake disc rotors. I'll explain why you need to get new rotors or have them resurfaced on a cutting machine.

    How To Resurface a Brake Rotor on a Rotor Cutting Machine (With Video)

    How To Resurface a Brake Rotor on a Rotor Cutting Machine (With Video)

    by hardlymoving0

  • It can be challenging to find a mechanic or auto repair shop that you can trust. By using these simple tips, you'll be able to get your car repaired at a quality shop without feeling like you've been ripped off.

    How to Find an Auto Repair Shop That You Can Trust

    How to Find an Auto Repair Shop That You Can Trust

    by Christopher Wanamaker2

  • 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

  • The way you buy your car parts can make the difference between getting affordable, quality parts and wasting your money and time.

    How to Buy Car Parts

    How to Buy Car Parts

    by Dan Ferrell2

  • A guide to the most common sources of noises while steering, to help you diagnose and fix your car faster.

    What Is That Steering Noise?

    What Is That Steering Noise?

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • Living in an area of the U.S. that gets over 4 feet of snow per season on average, you need the best extendable snow brush possible. The funny thing is, the best extendable snow brush is not a brush at all, it's a reinforced foam pad, and it's great.

    Looking for the Best Extendable Snow Brush?

    Looking for the Best Extendable Snow Brush?

    by Eddie Carrara8

  • Is automobile coolant universal? NO. Although every vehicle has coolant, not every vehicle uses the same type, and they are not interchangeable. Coolant can be very hard to identify unless you know exactly what type your vehicle takes. Expand your knowledge and safety.

    What You Need to Know About Automobile Coolant

    What You Need to Know About Automobile Coolant

    by D L Kolbo0

  • 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

  • Here is the simplest yet effective way to remove snow and ice from your car's windshield on that dreaded winter morning.

    How to De-Ice Your Windshield

    How to De-Ice Your Windshield

    by hdy1

  • Learn how to change a starter motor using a step by step approach that highlights what you need to pay attention to.

    How to Change a Starter Motor

    How to Change a Starter Motor

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • Although the auto space is becoming more diverse, it is still predominated by men. Navigating car repairs as a woman can be intimidating especially if you do not know a lot about cars. This tutorial will help you shop smarter for auto repairs.

    Women's Guide to Avoid Getting Taken Advantage of at Autoshops

    Women's Guide to Avoid Getting Taken Advantage of at Autoshops

    by Keelin Billue0

  • Without a set of good tires, your car will not run smoothly and your engine will use more gas than it should. Your safety will also be at risk if you’re using the wrong tires for your car.

    How to Buy Car Tires

    How to Buy Car Tires

    by EC Mendoza13

  • If you have a fairly new Honda, at some point your dash will indicate that it is time for a B12 service. What does that mean? What should you do?

    What Is the Honda B12 Service Notice?

    What Is the Honda B12 Service Notice?

    by perrya0

  • The Audew 2-Cylinder Compressor was designed to inflate tires on cars, trucks, RVs, and travel trailers as well as other inflatables. Bicycle and motorcycle tires, basketballs, and more can be pumped up if the compressor is all that the manufacturer says it is.

    The Audew 2-Cylinder Portable Air Compressor: A Review

    The Audew 2-Cylinder Portable Air Compressor: A Review

    by Chris Mills4

  • Is the carpet in your car faded or stained? Does it clash with new seats or repainted exterior? You can re-dye the carpet to its original color or spray on a coating of a different color. Try dyeing or coating instead of replacing your “dying” carpet.

    Car DIY: How to Dye Your Faded Auto Carpet

    Car DIY: How to Dye Your Faded Auto Carpet

    by Howard S.7

  • How-to article on replacing OEM sway bar links on a Nissan Titan 4x4 with a Moog Suspension link kit using basic hand tools in the comfort of your own garage. An easy project requiring less than an hour.

    Replacing Sway Bar Links on a Nissan Titan

    Replacing Sway Bar Links on a Nissan Titan

    by Drew Bobbitt0

  • How much does it cost to repair damage small rocks cause to your windshield? How much does it cost to replace a windshield if it cracks? Is it dangerous to drive with cracks in the windshield?

    Windshield Rock Chips: Does It Pay to Repair Them?

    Windshield Rock Chips: Does It Pay to Repair Them?

    by Dr Penny Pincher5

  • 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

  • Replace the EGR valve and remove carbon deposits to ensure proper operation of the emission control system and eliminate engine driveability issues.

    How to Replace an EGR Valve

    How to Replace an EGR Valve

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • If you're tired of looking at your dirty and rusty brake calipers and rotors through your alloy wheels, this article will show you step-by-step how to clean up those calipers and rotors, give them a paint job, and make them look like new. If looking to rebuild a caliper, I've included a video.

    Painting and Refinishing the Brake Calipers on a Lexus ES300 (With Videos)

    Painting and Refinishing the Brake Calipers on a Lexus ES300 (With Videos)

    by hardlymoving0

  • Looking to improve your fuel efficiency and slash your regular gas expenses? Check out this article for three tips to help you cut costs and keep your car well maintained!

    3 Ways to Get Better MPG's

    3 Ways to Get Better MPG's

    by Wrench Wench1

  • When I had to change the rear disks and pads on my 2003 Alfa Romeo 1.6 Twin-Spark, I discovered a distinct lack of information on the internet. I wrote this article to address that lack of information.

    Alfa Romeo 147/GT Rear Brake Discs and Pads Change

    Alfa Romeo 147/GT Rear Brake Discs and Pads Change

    by Jason Brown3

  • By far the easiest installation I've ever performed. This is on a 1993 Ford Explorer. The procedure is similar for other years of Ford Explorer.

    Heater Core Installation

    Heater Core Installation

    by Joanna0

  • An engine that takes too long to start, that doesn't start one day but starts the next, that turns over sluggishly or just gives you a click: these may indicate a starter that needs replacement.

    Starter Removal:  1999 Pontiac Grand Prix

    Starter Removal: 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix

    by who105

  • EPA emission standards don't allow engine blow-by gases to be released into the atmosphere. But channeling these spent oily gases back into your engine will eventually carbonize engine internals and impact performance. Installing an aftermarket oil catch can is a easy and simple solution.

    How to Install an Oil Catch Can on a Toyota 2.2L 5SFE Engine (With Video)

    How to Install an Oil Catch Can on a Toyota 2.2L 5SFE Engine (With Video)

    by hardlymoving1

  • 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

  • How long has it been since you changed your spark plugs? A year? Two years? It's about time, don't you think? Detailed pictures and instructions included.

    How to Change Your Spark Plugs!

    How to Change Your Spark Plugs!

    by Joanna2

  • If you want to remove the transmission on a Honda Harmony, and you need some instructions, I have put together this instruction video just for you.

    Honda Harmony 215 Transmission Removal

    Honda Harmony 215 Transmission Removal

    by Eddie Carrara8

  • The Nissan Quest is an excellent vehicle. I have owned several of them, and in general, have had really great service out of them. In this article, I will explain how to replace the thermostat.

    Thermostat Replacement on a Nissan Quest V6

    Thermostat Replacement on a Nissan Quest V6

    by Retnuh0

  • We rely upon our cars in these times. While it is important to take care of our cars, there are many myths that abound. Some have a grain of truth; others are completely false.

    Six Common Car Care and Driving Myths

    Six Common Car Care and Driving Myths

    by Liz Elias4

  • Learn how to read spark plugs, know when to change them, and how to gap them properly to avoid poor fuel economy, performance problems, and expensive repairs.

    How and When to Change Spark Plugs

    How and When to Change Spark Plugs

    by Dan Ferrell0

  • A 22-year veteran of the industry provides techniques for finding reliable and honest auto repair for people who are NOT mechanical. If you know what to look for, you can find a safe place to take your car, or at least drastically improve the chances of having a positive experience.

    How to Find a Good Mechanic or Auto Repair Shop

    How to Find a Good Mechanic or Auto Repair Shop

    by Shadesbreath31

  • This video will show you how to replace the front brake pads and rotors on a 2012 Ford Escape. This "floating caliper" hardware design is typically found in European automobiles. There are no abutment clips. The inside pad is spring-mounted into the caliper piston and remains fixed.

    Ford Escape Front Brake Pads and Rotors Replacement (With Video)

    Ford Escape Front Brake Pads and Rotors Replacement (With Video)

    by hardlymoving0

  • A guide to check tire inflation pressure to stay safe on the road, increase tire service life, and save on fuel.

    How to Check Tire Pressure

    How to Check Tire Pressure

    by Dan Ferrell2

  • Is your battery dead? Do you need a jump? Are you completely at a loss as to how this is done? This is the article for you! We'll go over the simple process of safely jump-starting a car battery.

    Jump-Starting a Dead Car Battery

    Jump-Starting a Dead Car Battery

    by Joanna0

  • 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

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