Changing the Transmission Fluid on a 4th Gen (2011-2014) Honda CRV
Do you know how to change your CRV's transmission fluid? Transmissions are expensive to replace. Keep your CRV's transmission running smoothly and trouble free by changing the transmission fluid regularly.
How to Change the Rear Differential Fluid in an AWD Honda CRV
The rear differential on Honda AWD CRVs is often overlooked as a routine maintenance item. It requires frequent differential oil changes and is maintenance that you can easily do yourself. Grab a wrench and save some bucks.
How to Replace Front Brake Pads and Discs: Maruti Suzuki SX4 India
Aimed at helping Maruti SX4 owners of India replace worn-out brake pads and discs step by step.
How to Replace the Fuel Filter on the Ford Focus Mk 2
Wondering how to replace the feul filter on your Ford Focus Mk2 on your own? It's possible. Don't worry! This guide will help you change the fuel filter and maintain the smooth running of your fuel system.
How to Change the Transmission Fluid in a Torqshift Transmission
Wondering how to change the automatic transmission fluid in your Torqshift transmission? Don't worry. You can do it yourself. Here's a step-by-step guide!
How to Change Your Own Oil in 6 Easy Steps
Are you tired of shelling out your precious ducats for an oil change every month? Are you also thinking of changing your oil but afraid to get your hands dirty or that you don't have the technical know-how to get the job done? Don't worry. Anyone can change their oil.
How to Restore Those Hazy, Cloudy, or Yellowing Headlights in 30 Minutes or Less
My 2008 Ford Edge headlights were cloudy and hazy! After a quick search online for replacements, I quickly found it was time to restore them or spend $500 to replace them. Follow along as I detail a quick, inexpensive process to get your headlights looking like new again without replacing them.
Timing Belt and Water Pump Replacement on a '01-'05 Honda Civic 1.7L
Honda trouble? This article, via video, will show you how to replace the timing belt, water pump, tensioner pulley, the camshaft, and crankshaft seals on a '01 to '05 Honda Civic.
How To Resurface a Brake Rotor on a Rotor Cutting Machine (With Video)
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.
Product Review: Audew Tire Inflator / Air Compressor (With Video)
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.
Dead Car Battery? Swap for a Used Battery Instead of Buying New!
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.
Cleaning the Throttle Body and IAC on the Toyota I4 5SFE
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. You can do it yourself!
Cleaning the GDI Intake Valve and Injector Tips on the Honda Accord/Acura MDX GDI (With Video)
Both gasoline direct injection (GDI) and port fuel injection engines, over time, develop carbon accumulation in the intake valves and combustion chambers, impacting engine performance. This article, via video, will show you a quick and easy way to clean up your engine.
How to Change the Transmission Fluid of a Honda Accord Sport GDI 2.4L CVT
This article, via video, will show you how to perform a transmission fluid drain and fill operation on a 2014 Honda Accord Sport 2.4L GDI.
My Test Showed the Oil Additive Motorkote Increased Power and Mileage
When it comes to additives, there are many claims, many promises . . . and just as many disappointments. When I hear about a product that "actually works," I'm skeptical, but this time I put the product to the test so that the results can tell the story!
How to Raise a Stuck Power Window Manually in a Car
Is your window stuck? Want to save on an expensive car bill? Here are instructions for manually lifting up a stuck power window on a car.
Check Engine Light - Should I Pull Over or Can I Keep Driving?
In this article, I'll go through the two different check engine lights 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 them yourself (even if you know nothing about cars).
How to Do Advanced Open-Loop Tuning Using HPTuners
The techniques here give you the ultimate level of control over your naturally aspirated car's performance, allowing ease of future modding.
What Can Cause Grinding Noise in a Car's Braking System?
Grinding noises in a car's braking system are a sure sign something has failed or broken and needs immediate attention. Get the noise checked out as soon as possible before driving because the problem could put you in danger.
What You Need to Know About Automobile Coolant
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.
Your Vehicle's Engine Cooling System, Simply Explained
The cooling system does more than just cool your engine down. There's another vital role it plays!
How to Take Care of Your Tires: Checking Tread, Adding Air, the Right Pressure
How do you maintain a car tire? And how do you put air in tires? A beginner's guide to general maintenance of car tires.
How to Replace the Rear Shocks and Springs on a '04'–'10 Toyota Sienna (With Video)
How to replace both the rear shock absorbers and suspension springs on a '04 Toyota Sienna.
Lexus ES300 Front Strut, Control Arm, Ball Joint and Stabilizer Bar Link Replacement (With Videos)
The article will show you step-by-step how to replace the major front suspension components on a Lexus ES300: the strut, control arm, ball joint, and stabilizer bar link.
Painting and Refinishing the Brake Calipers on a Lexus ES300
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. I've included a video so you can really see how it's done.
Valve Cover Gasket Replacement and Tune-Up on a Lexus ES 300 or '04-'00 Camry V6 (With Videos)
This article contains videos showing how I did a tune-up on this 1997 Lexus ES 300. I replaced the valve cover gaskets, spark plugs, and ignition wires, and cleaned the throttle body.
How to Replace the Lower Ball Joint on an '03-'07 Honda Accord ('04 - '08 Acura TSX) (With Video)
This article with video will show you how to replace the front suspension lower ball joint on a '03 -'07 Honda Accord. This method also applies to the '04-'08 Acura TSX.
Replace the Rear Shock Absorber and Stabilizer Bar Link on a Volvo S80
This article will show you step-by-step how to replace the rear shock absorber and stabilizer bar link on a '99–'06 Volvo S80 sedan. The parts may be interchangeable with the '01–'09 S60 and '01–'07 V70. The video shows the replacement service being done on a '04 S80 2.5 Turbo.
Three Types of Hose Clamps for Cooling Systems: Spring Vs. Worm Vs. T-Bolt (With Video)
Learn the difference between spring, worm, and t-bolt hose clamps and why spring clamps are better for use on the hoses in your car's cooling system. Also, learn how to take the spring clamps off with specialty tools.
Volvo S80 Front Suspension Replacement Service (With Video)
This article will show you step-by-step how to replace all the wear components that make up the front suspension on a '99–'06 Volvo S80 sedan. The video shows the repair service being performed on a '04 S80 2.5 Turbo.
Honda Pilot AC Service: Compressor and Condenser Replacement (With Video)
This article shows you how to replace the compressor and condenser on a Honda Pilot (2009 - 2012), including installing new valve stems and evacuating and recharging the system.