The YouFixCars.com 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 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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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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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 really help with repair of complex check engine light problems.

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Fix EGR Codes and Turn Off the Engine Light

EGR codes can cause poor idle, check engine light, engine hesitation and stalling. See a list of common EGR problems and symptoms for Diy mechanics.

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Chevrolet Fuel Pump Failures Explained on YouFixCars.com

Chevrolet fuel pump failures on 1996 and up GM cars and trucks are common repeat problems. Mechanic shares a bulletin to help solve the issue.

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How to Use a Digital Multimeter at YouFixCars.com

Learn how to use a digital multimeter for car repairs. Discover the key to selecting the right scale for specific tests. See how an auto ranging meter works.

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How to Find Automotive Electrical Shorts on YouFixCars.com

Electrical shorts causing blown fuses are hard to find. See how to turn auto circuit breakers into short finder tools and how to use them.

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Fixing Dodge Blower Motor Problems at YouFixCars.com

Review common problems with Dodge and Chrysler blower motors. Learn about repair kits that solve known issues with blower speed and operation.

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Solve Torque Converter Clutch Problems at YouFixCars.com

Torque converter clutch problems can cause stalling and bucking conditions on older GM vehicles. Get torque converter clutch repair kits.

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Common Car AC Airflow Problems and Diy Repair Help

See how car AC airflow problems can reduce driver comfort. Learn what directs air flow inside and how to fix common blower motor problems.

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Testing Fuel Injectors Procedure from You Fix Cars.com

Testing fuel injectors before cleaning or replacing them is a good Idea. See how injectors work and test the operation and balance of fuel flow.

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Diagnose Engine Misfire Codes at YouFixCars.com

Engine misfire codes can do damage if not repaired. Get help diagnosing any random misfire. See a common Nissan check engine light repair.

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Common Check Engine Light Codes from YouFixCars.com

OBD II check engine light codes list including definitions. Car mechanic provides popular trouble code list and strategies for auto repair.

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Check Engine Light Reset Procedures from YouFixCars.com

The check engine light reset procedure explained. Mechanic shows how to clear diagnostic codes and reset the light without using scan tools.

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Learn About Automatic Transmissions on YouFixCars.com

Some modern automatic transmissions problems can be complicated. Finding repair trends on specific models can help simplify common transmission issues.

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See Engine Noise Diagnosis Videos at YouFixCars.com

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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Common Rear Differential Problems and Maintenance Tips

The rear differential can be a source of noise and vibration. See how to diagnose differential noise and positraction problems at home.

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