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Three ways of testing automotive relays before you waste money on a replacement. See common car problems caused by bad relays and fix them.
Auto repair news for do it yourself car mechanics and vehicle owners. Find auto repair articles from trade publications and service bulletins.
Starters and alternators can fail leaving you stranded. Learn how they work so you can diagnose problems yourself and not get taken for a ride.
Solve the security light issue on GM cars from 1997 through 2006. Find out what's causing the problem, how to bypass it and how to fix the problem for good.
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.
What happens when good driveshaft u-joints go bad? Common symptoms and testing procedures to isolate bad universal joints on rear wheel drive vehicles.
Just because a car hit a curb does not mean a wheel alignment is needed. See what to do after a curb hit to check the level of front end damage.
Mass airflow sensor problems can turn on the check engine light. They can also cause a variety of other symptoms before the light is turned on.
Review Ford abs light common problems. See how mechanics diagnose and repair common failures that can turn on the abs light on any vehicle.
Auto scanner reviews from a mechanic that uses them. See pictures and feature comparisons of the least expensive and most popular scanners.
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.
The gas cap code explained. Review nuisance trouble codes that turn on the check engine light and see a video showing the P0440 diagnostic chart.
Engine misfire codes can do damage if not repaired. Get help diagnosing any random misfire. See a common Nissan check engine light repair.
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.
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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