The 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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Title and Descriptions of each article are listed below. Clicking it will bring you to the full post. Fixing cars is what this site is all about. Favorite or share this page with a friend using the social media buttons. Return to review fresh auto repair articles, videos and service bulletins.

How to Replace a Car AC Compressor -

Find car ac compressor replacement instructions and parts. The 10 steps needed to protect the new ac compressor to avoid repeat failures.

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Steering and Car Suspension Systems -

Car suspension systems and steering parts how to guide. Learn how these two systems work together to keep you in control under bad road conditions.

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Thump Noise from a Nissan Maxima

Symptoms and solutions to a thump noise on a Nissan Maxima. Discover why the estimate was off by thousands. Learn how a second opinion helped isolate the problem.

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The Disappearing Engine Oil Problem at

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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Chrysler Serpentine Belt Problem Solved -

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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Auto Repair Help and DIY Resources from

Get more than auto repair advice and car repair manuals. Learn how to fix cars at home. Find special tools and auto repair service bulletins.

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Find DIY Check Engine Light Fixes at

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.

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Using a Scan Tool with Fix Assist

Discover how fix assist or codes connect equipped scan tools work. See if they can really help with repair of complex check engine light problems.

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How to Use a Digital Multimeter

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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The Gas Cap Code and DIY Check Engine Light Car Repairs

The gas cap code explained. See common diagnostic trouble codes that turn on the check engine light. Video that shows the P0440 diagnostic chart.

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Ford ABS Light Problems Solved - You Fix

Review Ford abs light common problems. See how mechanics diagnose and repair common failures that can turn on the abs light on any vehicle.

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Electrical Circuit Malfunctions Explained -

Circuit malfunctions in automotive electrical systems are only caused by three different possibilities. Mechanic explains them for diy car mechanics.

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How to Find Automotive Electrical Shorts from

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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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.

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Automotive Special Tools for Car Repairs -

Why automotive special tools can be required to complete specific auto repairs. Mechanic shows you where to get these special tools cheaper.

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