The Car Repair Blog for DIY Auto Repairs

Image of auto repair mechanic The car repair blog is here for you. This is the area that will display new posts to the you fix cars website. View information about Diy auto repairs, diagnostic troubleshooting, test procedures and factory issued technical service bulletins.

Being a Mechanic for 30 years has left me with a bad back, but has provided lots of information to share. Browse through my personal insider tips, unique car repair advice and online automobile resources. I only talk about things that I have tested or used myself. Modern cars are hard to work on but the Web based tools available today can help reduce the pain.

Even though cars are complicated today some repairs like replacing air filters and wiper blades are easier on modern automobiles then the old ones. With do it yourself auto repair increasing in popularity I hope you'll find this site an interesting resource worth sharing.

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Common Rear Differential Problems and Maintenance Tips

Rear differential problems can cause noise and vibration in cars and trucks. Learn to diagnose differential noise and positraction issues at home.

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See Engine Noise Diagnosis Videos at

Get help with engine noise diagnosis and see how to use a mechanics stethoscope. See engine noise videos so you can hear the unique sounds.

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See Bad Mass Airflow Sensor Symptoms on

Mass airflow sensor problems can turn on the check engine light. They can also cause a variety of other symptoms before the light is turned on.

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Can You Fix Cars with a Fix Assist Scan Tool

Discover how fix assist or code connect equipped scan tools work. See if they can help with repair of complex check engine light problems.

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Installing Brake Pads the Right Way on

When installing brake pads a few extra steps will help the new brakes last longer. See why some mechanics won’t do a slap and go brake job.

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Learn to Use a Digital Multimeter at

See how to use a digital multimeter for car repairs. Learn to select the right scale for specific automotive tests. See what auto ranging means.

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Fix the Thump Noise on a Nissan Maxima at

See the solution to a common thump noise on an old Nissan Maxima. Discover why the estimate to repair the issue can be off by thousands.

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Learn About Automatic Transmissions on

Modern automatic transmissions problems can be complicated. Finding repair trends on specific models can help resolve transmission issues.

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Feature Packed Car Code Scanners Under $100 Reviewed

When you’re looking for car code scanners you’ll have lots of options. Car mechanic reviews one of the cheaper, but feature rich scan tools.

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Solve O2 Sensor Voltage Code Problems on

Resolve an O2 sensor voltage code problem without replacing the AF sensor. Remember pulling codes is the beginning of diagnosis not the end.

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See Common Manual Transmission Problems on

Manual transmission problems will get worse if not repaired. See some common problems and solutions for issues with standard transmissions.

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Tips for Engine Light Diagnosis at Home on

Find engine light diagnosis information that might save you troubleshooting time. Mechanic provides basic diagnostic tips that can help people.

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Help with Diagnosing Transmission Noises on

When you're diagnosing transmission noises have an open mind. Maybe it's not a transmission problem? Mechanic reviews types of transmission noise.

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Scan Tool Operation for MIL Repairs at

Master scan tool operation and fix complicated check engine light problems. Review 4 things not to do when pulling diagnostic trouble codes.

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See a New Auto Scanner Review from

Auto scanner review of the Innova 3160B ABS and OBD II scan tool. Mechanic reviews problems with code connect and other issues.

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Learn Car Repair with Automotive Engine Videos at

Automotive engine video shows you how the internal combustion engine works. Be amazed as the motor is assembled in a virtual rotating view.

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