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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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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.
See why auto repair safety has no quitting time. Veteran mechanic talks about focusing on safely performing do it yourself car repairs.
Discover what independent front suspension actually means. Mechanic explains how to diagnose steering knuckle, control arm, and ball joint problems.
Map sensor problems can turn on check engine lights and cause lack of power. See diagnostic and repair tips for common map sensor problems.
Ford rear brakes and what to check when performing a brake job. See Information from a service bulletin about premature wear of the rear shoes.
Build a model car engine from the ground up. Scale car engine is 22 inches long and weighs 3 pounds. It is the same model I built as a kid.
The rear differential can be a source of noise and vibration. See how to diagnose differential noise and positraction problems at home.
Electronic transmission controls can simplify diagnosis of problems. See how the transmission control module can tell you what failed inside.
Engine diagnosis reveals engine problems. Car mechanic explains what tests to perform and what the results indicate. Learn if your car problems are big.
Rack and pinion steering is here to stay. Discover common problems with steering racks and models affected by morning sickness. Find replacement parts.
See pictures of disc brake pads and get important brake pad maintenance tips. Find out how long brakes last for specific types of driving.
Use ear protection or hearing loss will result. Veteran mechanic tells you about his loss of hearing and how car mechanics can prevent it.
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.
Maintenance light reset procedure for a few popular vehicles. Also see how to find reset instructions for your specific automobile.
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.