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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Fix EGR Codes and Turn Off the Engine Light

EGR codes can cause poor idle, check engine light, engine hesitation and stalling. See a list of common EGR problems and symptoms for Diy mechanics.

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Cylinder Balance Test Procedure from You Fix Cars.com

A cylinder balance test can get to the bottom of why your engine is running rough. Veteran mechanic explains the power balance engine testing procedure.

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Auto Scanner Reviews for DIY Car Repair on YouFixCars.com

Auto scanner reviews from a mechanic that uses them. See pictures and feature comparisons of the least expensive and most popular scanners.

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See Common Disc Brake Caliper Problems on YouFixCars.com

Review of common disc brake caliper problems. Pulling or red brake warning lights caused by leaking brake fluid can often be caused by caliper problems.

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Diagnose Engine Misfire Codes at YouFixCars.com

Engine misfire codes can do damage if not repaired. Get help diagnosing any random misfire. See a common Nissan check engine light repair.

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Ford Cruise Control Recall Repair Kit on YouFixCars.com

Learn about the Ford cruise control recall. The largest Recall in Ford history? This is an In-depth article with links to more information.

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Learn about Front End Car Steering Parts at YouFixCars.com

Car steering parts are often up sold at auto repair shops during an alignment special. Learn how to determine when front end car parts need replacement.

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Wheel Alignment Facts from YouFixCars.com

See why wheel alignments are often misunderstood. Learn why it's so hard to get a good alignment. Little trick for getting the best service.

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Get the Most from a Car AC Recharge at YouFixCars.com

Learn about car ac system recharging at home. How to recharge a car air conditioning system and the tools required so the repairs last.

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Find DIY Check Engine Light Fixes at YouFixCars.com

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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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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