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If you have not changed your own vehicle’s tire before, it can seem like quite a big job to do. However, with some knowledge and...
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Almost everyone has changed a tire at some point in their life. While a spare tire is acknowledged as a necessity, the second most important tool for the job is a jack. Without it there...
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If you’re putting your car in the air for any reason other than changing a spare tire, you need to use jack stands. Never, ever leave your car supported only by a...
How to Properly Use a Floor Jack and Jack Stands
Jack stands are important tools that keep a vehicle propped up after having used a floor jack, like a scissor jack or a hydraulic jack, to lift a vehicle. Once...
What Essentials Do I Need to Keep in My Car?
Many of us think of “car essentials” as those items we always keep stocked in our center consoles and door pockets, like chapstick, napkins, and phone chargers. But there are a...
What Does the Jack Mode Warning Light Mean?
The jack mode warning light lets you know when your car is suspended at a certain height, which may make it easier to perform service or repair on it.
How to Buy a Good Quality Car Jack
Whether you’re changing a spare tire on the side of the road or you’re doing your own maintenance in the garage, one thing is sure – you have to get at least...

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What tips should I follow when using the jack?
Your car has a jack and several tools that should be used when you have a flat tire. The jack has a compact, scissor-style that easily stores away in the cargo compartment, and it’s also easy to use. However, there...
Ratchet-style lock vs. pin lock car jack stands
As far as jack stands go, the pin locks are by far the safest if they have thick pins. Once you get the car up and you have that big thick metal rolling pin secured in there, nothing beats it....
Mounts for safe jacking the car up
Yes, that is what they are for. A lot of German cars have them. They are made so that you can jack them up at these safe points and not worry about anything bending or slipping. That's where you'll want...
The top motor mount is usually only used to prevent the motor from twisting under load. The side and lower mounts carry the weight of the engine. That said, I always use a floor jack and a piece of wood...
motor mount replacement at home
Hello. Depending on what engine you have, the type of transmission in the van, and which mount you are replacing will determine the mount replacement procedure. You may have to drop the subframe to remove the mount you need to...
What's involved in changing the radiator hoses?
If access is poor from above, you may get a better angle if you raise the vehicle and support it with jack stands to get to things from the bottom. I like to use a mirror to see into hard...
With new rear brakes, car still won't spin on its own
Hello. After looking into this problem, I do not see where your vehicle has rear calipers but only drum brakes. For drum brakes, if the adjuster was not retracted enough the shoes will drag too much. If your vehicle did...

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