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Being a Mechanic for 27 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.
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The gas cap code explained. Review nuisance trouble codes that turn on the check engine light and see a video showing the P0440 diagnostic chart.
Why automotive special tools can be required to complete specific auto repairs. Mechanic shows you where to get these special tools cheaper.
Learn about air-conditioning noises both normal and abnormal. Mechanic helps you determine if that unusual AC noise requires further diagnosis.
Diagnostic trouble codes for OBD II are all 5 digit numbers. Find out what each digit stands for. This will help in your check engine light diagnosis.
OBD II check engine light codes list including definitions. Car mechanic provides popular trouble code list and strategies for auto repair.
Find car ac compressor replacement instructions and parts. The 10 steps needed to protect the new ac compressor to avoid repeat failures.
When the oil can light comes on you know you have an engine oil problem. See possible causes of unusual oil consumption and diagnostic procedures.
Quality service manuals provide the needed blueprint to repair cars. See why driveway auto mechanics are embracing this cost effective tool.
Review Ford abs light common problems. See how mechanics diagnose and repair common failures that can turn on the abs light on any vehicle.
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.
Engine vacuum tests procedure. This is a reliable way to check for engine performance problems. Car mechanic explains how to test and analyze results.
When installing brake pads a few extra steps can help the new brakes last longer. See a video of a mechanic doing a slap and go brake job.
See real rip-off car AC repairs in action. This video shows how to deal with car air-conditioning problems but also with auto repair centers.
Check engine light help from auto mechanics and the you fix cars website. See why service engine lights come on and how to turn them off.
Review floor jack safety tips before you break out the floor jack and lift your car. It is a dangerous operation and your personal safety is at stake.