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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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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How to Find Automotive Electrical Shorts on YouFixCars.com

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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Security Light and Starting Problems on GM Cars

Solve the security light issue on GM cars from 1997 through 2007. Find out what's causing the problem, how to bypass it and how to fix the issue for good.

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Solving Air Conditioning Electrical Problems on youfixcars.com

Common automotive air conditioning electrical problems discussed. Mechanic explains why some AC problems can be solved without new parts.

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Procedures for Oil Pressure Testing at YouFixCars.com

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.

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Common Car AC Airflow Problems and Diy Repair Help

See how car AC airflow problems can reduce driver comfort. Learn what directs air flow inside and how to fix common blower motor problems.

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How to Replace a Car AC Compressor on YouFixCars.com

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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Ford Triton Spark Plug Replacement Problems at YouFixCars.com

Why the ford triton spark plug breaks during maintenance services. What you can do to increase the chances of getting the plug out in one piece.

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Automotive Multimeter Golden Rules on YouFixCars.com

Multimeter reviews from DIY car mechanics. How to use auto meters to fix cars. Stop replacing non-returnable electrical parts that are good.

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Training Material to Learn Auto Repair from YouFixCars.com

Learn auto repair with a Master Technicians proven resources. Perfect for the do it yourself car mechanic or automotive student in training.

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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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The Gas Cap Code and DIY Check Engine Light Car Repair

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.

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Ford ABS Light Problems Solved on You Fix Cars.com

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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