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.

Review Diy Floor Jack Safety Tips at

Review floor jack safety tips before you break out the floor jack and lift your car. It is a dangerous operation and your personal safety is at stake.

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See a New Auto Scanner Review from

Auto scanner review of the Innova 3160B ABS and OBD II scan tool. Mechanic reviews problems with code connect and other issues with this scanner.

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Transmission Valve Body Shift Kits on

The transmission valve body is responsible for timing the automatic up shifting. See how shift kits can affect shift quality and performance.

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Front End Tools for Car and Truck Repair at

Specialized front end tools are a must have for mechanics. Find individual tools for car and truck repair plus resources for suspension and steering.

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Electrical Circuit Malfunctions Explained on

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

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Automotive Special Tools for Car Repairs on

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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Set Up and Use Android Car Scanners at

See how easy it is to set up an android car scanner using Bluetooth. This can be an inexpensive way to diagnose or fix check engine lights.

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Repairing ABS Problems on Older Cars at

Learn about Diy ABS repair on older cars. Bulletin reviewed about abs lights and diagnostic tips that can be applied to many vehicles.

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Feature Packed Car Code Scanners Under $100 Reviewed

When looking for car code scanners you are faced with lots of options. Car mechanic reviews one of the newer scan tools the Innova Equus 3040.

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Chevrolet Fuel Pump Failures Explained on

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.

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Automotive Electrical Magnetism and Sensors at

Automotive electrical magnetism theories explained. Learn how electricity and magnets come together in magnetic crank sensors and auto technology.

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See Common Disc Brake Caliper Problems on

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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How to Handle Blown Fuses on Automobiles at

Blown fuses are a sign of a short circuit or electrical problem. Mechanic explains how to diagnose and repair automotive electrical circuits.

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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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Auto Scanner Reviews for DIY Car Repair on

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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