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How to Replace the Air Filter in a Grand Caravan

How to Replace the Air Filter in a Grand Caravan

Dodge recommends changing the engine air filter every 15,000 miles to ensure the engine runs smoothly and properly. The engine air filter is a very important component in the longevity of your engine, as it filters the air that passes through the engine. The filter catches dirt, dust and other parti
Job Description for a Motor Garage Mechanic

Job Description for a Motor Garage Mechanic

An auto mechanic's main responsibility is to fix problems associated with passenger and commercial vehicles. The secondary responsibility is to perform preventive maintenance on vehicles, such as oil changes, tire rotation and other tasks to prevent premature wear and tear.
How to Adjust the Translucency of Windows

How to Adjust the Translucency of Windows

Access to a computer and the Internet can be an essential part of work and school activities in the modern world, and many homeowners choose to situate home computers in highly trafficked areas such as family rooms, TV rooms or kitchens. Computer monitors can be a noticeable feature of the overall l
Become a Pearl Waterless Car Wash International Importer

Become a Pearl Waterless Car Wash International Importer

Are you into car detailing business? Have you been informed about not so new craze in industry which is waterless car washing? I bet your existing clients would be happy to try new way to ...
How to Replace the Disc Pads on a 2000 Toyota Camry

How to Replace the Disc Pads on a 2000 Toyota Camry

The braking system on the 2000 Toyota Camry is designed to stop the car by applying the brake pads to the flat portions of the brake rotor. When the driver pushes in on the brake pedal, the brake fluid travels down through the brake fluid lines and into the brake caliper. The brake caliper then comp
Corvette Seat Covers: How to Find the Best Seat Covers

Corvette Seat Covers: How to Find the Best Seat Covers

Getting quality corvette seat covers determines the quality of driving experience you will get from your hot wheels. When it comes to get reliable seat covers for your Corvette, there are certain aspects you need ...
How to Change an O2 Sensor on a Saturn Ion

How to Change an O2 Sensor on a Saturn Ion

The Saturn Ion uses multiple oxygen sensors to transmit information gleaned from the exhaust system to the engine control unit, to ensure that the engine runs properly and well. These sensors go out eventually, and when they do, it typically turns on the check engine light
How to Repair Clearcoat on Camaro Wheels

How to Repair Clearcoat on Camaro Wheels

The clearcoat on Camaro wheels can sometimes flake off or turn yellow and dull. Not only does this make your Camaro look old or used, it exposes the wheel metal material to the elements. Once the clearcoat is gone, the metal surface of the wheel can rust or become pitted. The clearcoat can be repair
How to Paint a Fiero

How to Paint a Fiero

The General Motors Pontiac Fiero is a sports car that came out between 1984-1988. The company made less than 400,000 Fieros, and today the car enjoys something of a cult status. Painting the car yourself requires skill with a spray gun and a suitable place to perform the task.
How to Make Mufflers

How to Make Mufflers

Making a muffler is a rewarding, yet simple process. A lightweight muffler for smaller engines can be manufactured using only a few pipes and a hairspray can. Using a hairspray can allows for easier manipulation of the aluminum and the correct shape for constructing a muffler. In addition, the light
How to Check a Delphi Car Battery

How to Check a Delphi Car Battery

Delphi is one of three major automotive battery manufactures. Delphi not only sells batteries under its own label, but also ACDelco and EverStart. It's smart to check your Delphi battery's voltage output regularly to be sure it's strong. You can't rely on the alternator to continue charging a batter
How to Compare Car Polish

How to Compare Car Polish

Car polishes remove imperfections from vehicle paintwork and assist in providing a shiny finish that can be sealed with a protective wax. There are many types of car polish from which to choose and use at different stages of a detailing project.
How to Remove Ford Trim

How to Remove Ford Trim

Ford vehicles have both interior and exterior trim components. Their purpose is to enhance the vehicle aesthetically. The trim often hides fasteners and seams of other components, which give the vehicle a rough appearance. Often, when performing mechanical repairs of body work, you will find it nece
About Hydraulic Clutches

About Hydraulic Clutches

A car clutch is the component that engages and disengages the rotation of the wheels. Without a clutch, your vehicle's wheels would either spin continuously or not at all. Cars with a manual clutch require drivers to engage the clutch through the use of the clutch pedal. What happens in between the
ZZ3 Camshaft Specs

ZZ3 Camshaft Specs

The ZZ3 is one of the most popular crate engines in the hot-rod community.chrome engine image by Thomas Czeizinger from Fotolia.comCrate engines like the GM ZZ3 350 came about largely as a result of fuel injection and emissions compliance laws. Gone were the days when the average,...
How to Disconnect the VRO on a Fuel Pump on a 1988 Johnson 60

How to Disconnect the VRO on a Fuel Pump on a 1988 Johnson 60

When you disconnect the VRO -- the variable ratio oil system -- from the fuel pump of the 1988 Johnson 60-horsepower two-stroke outboard, you eventually have to reinstall it. The reinstallation process includes a test of the oil pickup line's ability to deliver oil and verifying the height of the oi
How to Troubleshoot a 1995 Plymouth Neon

How to Troubleshoot a 1995 Plymouth Neon

The base model 1995 Plymouth Neon is equipped with a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine. This model includes many different standard features including bucket seats, power brakes, 13-inch wheels, cloth seating, driver and passenger front air bags and a 5-speed manual transmission. Because the Neon has s
How Do I Change the Rear Brakes on a 2006 Ford Focus ZX4 SE?

How Do I Change the Rear Brakes on a 2006 Ford Focus ZX4 SE?

The Ford Focus has won numerous races in the World Rally Championship and it is known for its great handling. The brakes on the Focus will wear out with time and in order to maintain the car's performance, the brakes must be replaced with new ones. This is a task that takes less than an hour to com
How to Replace the Car Battery in a Cadillac DeVille

How to Replace the Car Battery in a Cadillac DeVille

The battery of a vehicle controls certain components that are not fueled by gas, such as the lights, ignition and radio. As the battery becomes drained, these components will fail to work properly. When the battery is completely dead, the components will cease to work. The ignition will not turn ove
How to Mount a Steering Damper

How to Mount a Steering Damper

Motorcycle steering dampers are useful devices that help stabilize a motorcycle's steering and are particularly popular on modern sport bikes. Not only do they make the motorcycle's steering feel more stable, particularly during cornering, but they also play a vital safety role. If the rider begins