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Discover how fix assist or code connect equipped scan tools work. See if they can really help with repair of complex check engine light problems.
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.
Chevrolet fuel pump failures on 1996 and up GM cars and trucks are common repeat problems. Mechanic shares a bulletin to help solve the issue.
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.
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.
Review common problems with Dodge and Chrysler blower motors. Learn about repair kits that solve known issues with blower speed and operation.
Torque converter clutch problems can cause stalling and bucking conditions on older GM vehicles. Get torque converter clutch repair kits.
See how car AC airflow problems can reduce driver comfort. Learn what directs air flow inside and how to fix common blower motor problems.
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.
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.