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 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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New auto repair articles are added about twice a week and sometimes more often. Title and Descriptions of each article are listed below. Clicking it will bring you to the full post.

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Check Engine Light Video for DIY Car Repairs

Check engine light video provides a quick lesson on what to do when the light comes on. Interesting video for Diy car repairs and all automobile owners.

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Find Auto Air Conditioning Leaks Fast with YouFixCars.com

Air conditioning leaks, the most common cause of car AC problems. Find Freon leak detectors, instructions on how to fix leaks and refill Freon.

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Scan Tool Operation for MIL Repairs at YouFixCars.com

Master scan tool operation and fix complicated check engine light problems. Or just pull set diagnostic trouble codes and see what do next.

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Car Repair Video about Service Manuals on YouFixCars.com

This car repair video shows you how to use inexpensive online manuals to fix specific vehicles. Car mechanic shows you features and benefits.

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Stop Hearing Loss with Ear Protection at YouFixCars.com

Use ear protection or hearing loss will result. Veteran mechanic tells you about his loss of hearing and how car mechanics can prevent it.

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Independent Front Suspension Problems on YouFixCars.com

Discover what independent front suspension actually means. Mechanic explains how to diagnose steering knuckle, control arm, and ball joint problems.

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Bad Air-Conditioning Noises Explained at YouFixCars.com

Learn about air-conditioning noises both normal and abnormal. Mechanic helps you determine if that unusual AC noise requires further diagnosis.

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DIY Auto Repair Estimate Tools at YouFixCars.com

Use this auto repair estimate tool to look up parts and labor for your specific cars. Get three estimates and make a decision based on solid information.

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Finding DIY Auto Repair Information at YouFixCars.com

Finding auto repair information can be challenging. This video shows how to dig through an online Chevy repair manual and find what you need.

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The Engine Belt Guide from YouFixCars.com

What brand engine belts do mechanics use on their cars? Can diy folks get the same ones? Professional technician answers these questions and more.

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When and How to Inspect Radiator Hoses at YouFixCars.com

Radiator hoses and engine compartment hoses must be inspected regularly. Car mechanic provides a quick video on inspection and replacement procedures.

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Review ABS System Common Problems at YouFixCars.com

See where to start when the ABS light is on. ABS system common problems can be manufacturer specific. Discover some common issues and how to diagnose them.

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YouFixCars.com Reviews a Bulletin on Ford Rear Brakes

Ford rear brakes and what to check when performing a brake job. See Information from a service bulletin about premature wear of the rear shoes.

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Solve O2 Sensor Voltage Code Problems on YouFixCars.com

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

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Mazda Check Engine Light Problems at YouFixCars.com

See a Mazda check engine light service bulletin in reference to a set code p0706. See if this adjustment procedure addresses your car problem.

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Information on Replacing Spark Plugs from YouFixCars.com

See the how to video for replacing spark plugs. Find tips and techniques plus advice on choosing replacement spark plugs on specific vehicles.

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