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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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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Wiring Diagrams for Diy Car Repairs at YouFixCars.com

Automotive wiring diagrams for specific vehicles. Plus a video that shows you how to use them for diagnosis and repair of electrical problems.

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Chrysler Serpentine Belt Problem Solved on YouFixCars.com

The Chrysler serpentine belt keeps falling off on popular V6 models. Mechanic shows you the engine belt solution kit that fixes it for good.

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Check Engine Lights and O2 Sensor Codes at YouFixCars.com

O2 sensor codes are often misdiagnosed and good oxygen sensors replaced. Master mechanic gives you an example where o2 codes lead to a cheap repair.

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YouFixCars.com has Do-it-Yourself Car Repair Manuals Online

Watch the Diy car repair manual video demo. See how to fix cars with factory schematics. Mechanic shares tips for using service manuals efficiently.

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What is Wrong with my Car AC System

Find out what is wrong with your car AC system using pressure diagnosis. See a list of common AC problems and their typical pressure readings.

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The Charging Car AC Guide from YouFixCars.com

Charging car ac correctly can not only provide the coldest air output but can protect the system from damage. See the problems with just adding Freon.

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Sidestep Rip-off Car AC Repairs with YouFixCars.com

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.

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The Disappearing Engine Oil Problem at YouFixCars.com

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.

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Procedure for Retrofitting Air-Conditioning from R12 Freon

Retrofitting air-conditioning systems properly provides the coldest air and best reliability. See how to convert from R12 to 134-a Freon.

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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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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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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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DIY Chassis Lubrication Information at YouFixCars.com

Improper chassis lubrication can reduce the lifespan of front end parts. Car mechanic provides information on proper suspension maintenance.

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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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Try Repairing Car Electronics Instead of Replacing Them

Learn about repairing car electronics. Sidestep replacement costs by diagnosing and repairing automotive circuit boards, relays, modules and switches.

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