DIY Auto Repair
What to Do 'When ABS Light, Traction Control, Stabilitrak Lights Go On
If you've ever been driving and felt a violent shudder while stopping, turning, or going over bumps, and lights are coming up on your dashboard for the ABS, Traction Control or Stabilitrak systems, then this article is for you. We'll cover the root cause, diagnosis and repair!
Ford Expedition Rear Wheel Hub Bearing Replacement
How to disassemble a wheel bearing on a Ford Expedition to eliminate a wobbly tire.
Engine Hesitates During Acceleration But Gives No Trouble Codes
When engine hesitation occurs with no trouble codes, you could feel at a loss, but this post will help you find the problem.
Diagnosing Problems That May Be Caused by a Weak Spark
Weak spark problems may come from poor ignition system maintenance. They may be easy to fix at home.
How to Replace the Battery in Your Car's Remote Control Key
Does your car do nothing when you press the lock or unlock button on your remote control key? The battery is dead. Take it to the dealer or repair shop and let them replace the battery. Or, do this simple task yourself and keep your hard-earned cash.
How to Change the Spark Plugs and Ignition Coils on a 4th Generation (2011–2016) Honda CRV
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.
How to Replace a Side Mirror on a Ford Ranger (With Photos)
Learn how to replace the side mirrors on your Ford Ranger or Mazda B series with this easy, step-by-step guide.
Diagnose Exhaust System Problems Using Your Ear and Nose
Noises and smells can give you clues to diagnose common exhaust system problems, if you know where to look.
How to Replace an Externally Controlled Variable-Displacement A/C Compressor With a Fixed-Displacement Compressor
If your car's A/C is running most of the time, shortening the life of your compressor, you may be able to replace an externally controlled variable-displacement compressor with a cheaper fixed-displacement compressor, while keeping some advantages of the original compressor.
How to Repair a Rusty Fender on Your Car, Truck, or SUV
Noticing bubbled paint on the edge of your fender? Wondering if you can fix your fender yourself? Here are the steps to easily repair this common problem. From sanding to priming and finally painting and clear coat. I will provide an easy, step-by-step guide with a list of products I used.
Fixing or Replacing Your 1989 Chevrolet Secondary Air Pump
The secondary air pump is part of a vehicle's smog system. Is yours broken? Don't worry: it can be fixed. Here's how I fixed it and replaced it on a 1989 Chevrolet. This is applicable to other cars as well!