How to Replace an Electronic Ignition Pickup
The electronic ignition pickup is part of the ignition distributor. Signs of failure include intermittent misfiring or failure all at once.
How to Replace an Ignition Lock Assembly
An ignition lock assembly can fail from constant use or broken keys inside the tumbler. To replace it, all you need are some tools and a new cylinder.
How to Buy a Car After Bankruptcy
Though bankruptcy can greatly impact your life financially, there are still ways to buy a car by managing your payments and having a good cosigner.
How to Replace a Power Steering Input Shaft Seal
A faulty power steering input shaft seal can cause hydraulic fluid to leak from the power steering input shaft and cause the system to overheat.
How to Replace a Power Seat Switch
The power seat switch in your car lets you adjust your seat to your preferences. If broken, especially for the driver seat, it should be replaced.
How to Replace a Car Combination Valve
The combination valve balances your brake system. If broken, it should be replaced to ensure a safe driving experience.
How to Replace a CV Boot
A CV boots protect CV joints from external debris and keep grease inside the joints. A common sign of failure is a clicking sound when making turns.
How to Replace a Pinion Seal
A pinion seal keeps oil in the differential and keeps water, dirt, and debris out. A failing pinion seal will leak which can ruin the differential.
How to Replace a Power Steering Pump Pulley
A power steering pump pulley helps you turn the steering wheel with ease. If broken, it should be replaced to ensure a seamless drive on the road.
How to Repair a Car Bumper
Learn how you can repair cracks and dents on your car bumper. Use a plastic or fiberglass bumper repair kit to fix the damage on your own.
How to Replace a Car Kickdown Cable
A car kickdown cable controls what gear the transmission is in. If worn out, it should be replaced to ensure a smooth and efficient drive.
How to Troubleshoot a Bouncy or Unstable Car
A bouncy or unstable car can be caused by faulty struts, tie rod ends, or brakes. Test your car to avoid suspension damage and costly repairs.
How to Replace the Downshift Solenoid in Your Car
Downshift solenoids in your transmission give you a seamless experience when braking, and are important to make sure brakes always work properly.
How to Replace the Electronic Spark Control Module
The car ignition has an electronic spark control module that fails when the Check Engine Light illuminates or if the engine does not start.
How to Troubleshoot and Replace a Leaking Valve Cover Gasket
Valve cover gasket leaks usually start when not much oil leaves the engine. It should be repaired before it causes serious damage and costly repairs.
How to Replace the Glow Plugs in Your Car
Car glow plugs work hard to regulate temperatures to help diesel engines run. Glow plugs often wear out and need to be replaced.
How to Replace the Lateral Link(s) on Most Cars
The suspension system has lateral links which fail when the steering feels loose, there is a noticeable clunking, or wear on the rear tires.
How to Replace an Air Injection Pump Belt
Although some air pump injection belts can last as long as a vehicle, some may break down. Here's a guide on how to replace it when necessary.
How to Replace Oil Cooler Lines on Most Cars
Oil cooler lines fail if there are bends in the hose, low oil levels, or oil visibly puddling underneath the car.
How to Replace a Steering Gear Adjuster Plug
Maintaining reliable steering is important for every driver. A common sign of a faulty steering gear adjuster plug is a loose steering wheel.
How to Replace a License Plate Light
When a license plate light bulb goes out, it may be illegal in some states to drive in public. Here's a guide on how to replace it.
How to Understand Compression and Power Systems in Small Engines
Being familiar with basic compression and power system functions of a four-stroke engine can help you diagnose and fix issues with your car.
How to Replace a Steering Rack Bushing
You'll know when steering rack bushings are faulty when steering feels loose or bumpy, or if you hear a noise like something is falling off the car.
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