If your 4th Generation CRV is approaching 100K miles, it's time to replace the spark plugs and ignition coils. It can cost a bundle to have a mechanic do it. It is easy to do yourself and save hundreds of dollars.
Learn how to replace the side mirrors on your Ford Ranger or Mazda B series with this easy, step-by-step guide.
Noises and smells can give you clues to diagnose common exhaust system problems, if you know where to look.
For all DIY auto enthusiasts. Keeping costs down is vital if you own an older model.
Aimed at helping Maruti SX4 owners of India replace worn out brake pads and discs step by step.
This guide will help you change the fuel filter and maintain the smooth running of your fuel system.
An in-depth tutorial on how to change the automatic transmission fluid in your Torqshift transmission.
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.
In this article, via video, I'll show you how to replace the front suspension lower ball joint on a '02 Honda Civic EX.
This article, via video, will show you how to replace the timing belt, water pump, tensioner pulley and the camshaft and crankshaft seals on a '01 to '05 Honda Civic.
This article, via video, will show you how to replace the rack and pinion assembly commonly found on Toyota and Lexus passenger sedans (i.e., Camry, Avalon, Corolla, ES300, ES330, etc.) The replacement was necessary due to power steering fluid leakage coming from the inner tie rod end seals.
I bought a TOPDON BT100 battery and alternator tester for my at-home toolbox to replace a bulky old Snap-On tester, and want to share what I found out!
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.
Why don't manufactures include a tire inflator device with the spare tire? Here's how I evaluated the performance of an aftermarket tire inflator.
If your battery dash light is flickering and your battery is discharging, it could be the electronic load detector. The video here shows how to replace it.
This article, via video, will show you how I replaced the passenger-side axle shaft on a 2008 Toyota Camry. You can use this procedure as a guide for other Toyota and Lexus passenger sedans since Toyota's axle design is consistent.
This article, via video, will show you how to compress caliper pistons to perform a brake pad replacement service on a Lexus RX350 with electronic parking brakes.
How I eliminated front end clunking, rattling, and scratching noises that perisisted after I replaced the suspension struts on a 99' Toyota Corolla with over 200,000 miles.
This article, via video, will show you how to replace a malfunctioning a/c compressor and condenser on the Lexus ES330. The ES330 chassis changed from the ES300 (except the '02 and '03 ES300) making service access to the compressor and condenser different.
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.
This article, via video, will demonstrate how to replace the a/c compressor and condenser on a Lexus ES300 with over 170,000 miles.
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.
If your car won't start and the battery won't take a charge, you don't necessarily have to buy a new battery! You can swap the battery with a traded-in battery from your local auto parts retailer, or a discarded battery from a trash collection center or auto salvage yard.
This video shows a valve cover gasket being replaced on a 2004 Acura TL V6 which shares the same engine as the Honda Accord V6. No special tools are required.
I show you (via video) how I cleaned up the throttle body and IAC on my 20-year-old Toyota Camry with the I4 5SFE engine.
This article, via video, will show you how I repaired a leaking a/c system on an '04 Honda Civic. Refrigerant was leaking from a pinhole puncture in the a/c condenser. After replacing the condenser and accumulator, I did an evacuation and freon recharge to complete the repair.
This article will show you how I replaced both CV axles on a '97 Infiniti I30. On this car, the CV boots had split, letting out all the grease. This same procedure can be used on the Nissan Maxima. Worn CV bearings or bearing cages or an out-of-round shaft can cause wheel vibration.
Check for common power steering problems and their potential sources to fix them sooner.
Check for the most common issues behind manual transmission gear grinds.
Find difficult-to-locate power steering leaks and get practical tips on system repairs to save time and money.