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Top 10 Hacks for Cleaning and Organizing Your Car
Keeping your car clean and organized makes driving more enjoyable and safer. Use baking soda and household items to maintain a clean car.
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How to Remove Soda Stains from a Car
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How to Keep the Interior of a Convertible Looking Great
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How to Keep Your Car’s Acrylic Paint Looking Brand New
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How to Remove Tar from Your Car
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Should You Wax or Polish Your Car?
Polishing a car removes small damages done to the top coat of a car and wax provides a protective coating to keep paint jobs from fading.
10 Best Car Wax Products
Protect your car paint with car wax and car polish. Car waxes should be regularly applied and range from $4-40 - much less than a car paint job.
What to Check For Before Using a Drive-Through Self-Serve Car Wash
Drive-through car washes can use brushes, cloths, or are touchless. Spray-on wax or polish isn't as effective as products that are applied by hand.
How to Port and Polish Your Car Cylinder Heads
Engine performance increases when you port and polish the cylinder heads in your car. Save money by doing the job yourself instead of a shop.
How to Make a Car Trash Bag Out of Fabric
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The Best Tool to Heat Up Rusted or Seized Parts
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Cleaning with laquer thinner
Sure, I do it all the time, but in your case you don't really need to put in a strong concentration of lacquer. You could use half a gallon or two quarts to a whole tank of gasoline. I do...
Battery with white buildup
Yes, you'll need to clean the connections off because it will eventually start to corrode the metal. In order to do this, take your battery terminals off, clean it really well with a wire brush that you can get at...
The car shut off at the traffic light, difficulty accelerating
Hello there, ESP will generally not cause the vehicle to die. It sounds like you have a few issues with the lack of power, starting, and the car dying. A few items can cause all three of these. Most common...
Car has rough idling, occasionally seems it would stall
Hello. Replacing the fuel injectors will not cause this. If it only stalls at idle, I would clean the throttle body first. If it is dirty, then this will occur. If it is fine, then it may be an air...
Car stalls, rpms go up, & no power
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. I usually start by scanning the computer for codes. This will give me an indication of anything the computer is seeing. If it is not seeing anything, then it may...
Car independently drops from 70 mph to 5 mph
Hello. Unfortunately a permanent solution will be hard to reach because Land Rover continuously has problems with this particular make of transmission. In fact many Freelander owners have filed a class action lawsuit against Land Rover for such failures. In...
Trouble Starting, and sometimes doesn't start at all - Dies at idle from time to time.
Hello. Cleaning the throttle body and idle valve may have been needed, but the intermittent starting and dying symptom can be the camshaft and crankshaft sensors. These are the codes P0335 and P0340. The code P0446 can be from the...
2002 Infinity I35 oil leak/white smoke under hood
Valve cover gaskets are a common source of oil leaks. However since your engine has oil all over the block, it 's best to clean the engine of all the built up oil so the source of the leak can...
Car shuts off sporadically
There are numerous potential causes for your problem. One common issue with Volvos such as yours, is a faulty Electronic Throttle Module (ETM). It sounds like you had it cleaned, but it may need to be completely replaced. Using inputs...
Stalling issue due to engine flooding
If there was no problem and you put the cleaner in, then yes. It can create problems, because if you have a bunch of crud in your gas tank, the cleaner will soak up that crud and run it through....
Smell of gasoline during driving on a 2003 Vauxhall Corsa
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Stuttering at idle at regular intervals of about 7 seconds on a 1997 Honda Civic
Yes, it is typical on those Hondas. First, watch my video "How to Fix a Car that Idles Poorly." Take off the air intake, then duct the rubber part that goes to the intake on the top of the engine...
Throttle position ranges from 13% open to 75% closed on a '99 Eclipse
You can try that and see what happens. On those, you just bolt them on and see what happens - see what the data is. Of course, you'd want to clean the throttle too inside to make sure it is...
What do you think of the product Rislone engine treatment? It's been around for years. Have you used it?
Yes, it's a good cleaner and additive. I know people who have used it. It's very good on old junkers that have lots of problems and they clean them out. It's not a miracle. A lot of times, people say...
dirty windshield & grill after a road trip
Although bird droppings and smashed highway bugs might not seam like a big deal, it can do end up doing serious damage to the paint of the car costing hundreds of dollars in repairs. Because bugs and bird droppings do...
Advice on what to do with the car that has a tank filled with fuel and lacquer thinner
Leave it until the next day. The main thing you want to do is drive it reasonably hard. Either put a brick on the accelerator so it idles at about 2200 RPM and put a giant fan in front of...
Cleaning two-stroke and four-stroke engines
2-stroke engines don't have an oil sump. There is no actual oil in the engine to lubricate it. So you have to mix oil with gasoline. Usually, it is in a 40:1 ratio, with 40 parts gasoline and one part...
Spraying the bottom of the car during car wash
You are just spraying the bottom. The bottom itself doesn't have any delicate stuff under there. Everything under there is sealed so you go ahead and spray under there, especially the area where you get a lot of salt in...
Advice on washing a car
It depends how dirty it gets. Now as for waxing your car--it's a good idea to wax your car once every three months or sometime every season. So you might get it to a habit of, for example, waxing the...
Check engine light still on after cleaning mass airflow sensor
First check to see what codes are being set which cause the Check Engine light to illuminate. This problem may or may not be caused by the mass airflow sensor. If it is the MAF, and cleaning it was unsatisfactory,...

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