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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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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.
Engine misfire codes can do damage if not repaired. Get help diagnosing any random misfire. See a common Nissan check engine light repair.
OBD II check engine light codes list including definitions. Car mechanic provides popular trouble code list and strategies for auto repair.
The check engine light reset procedure explained. Mechanic shows how to clear diagnostic codes and reset the light without using scan tools.
Some modern automatic transmissions problems can be complicated. Finding repair trends on specific models can help simplify common transmission issues.
EGR codes can cause poor idle and engine stalling. Review of common EGR valve problems and check engine light repairs for driveway mechanics.
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.
The rear differential can be a source of noise and vibration. See how to diagnose differential noise and positraction problems at home.
Why automotive special tools can be required to complete specific auto repairs. Mechanic shows you where to get these special tools cheaper.
Map sensor problems can turn on check engine lights and cause lack of power. See diagnostic and repair tips for common map sensor problems.
Watch the DIY car repair manuals video demo. See how to fix cars with factory schematics. Mechanic shares tips on how to use service manuals.
Common automotive air conditioning electrical problems discussed. Mechanic explains why some AC problems can be solved without new parts.
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.
Oil pressure testing is a good way to check the internal condition of your engine. Mechanic explains the procedure and possible causes of low readings.
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.