In this Autos, Motorcycles & Planes video tutorial you will learn how to check your brake fluid. There are two things that you need to check; the quantity and the quality of the brake fluid. Locate the reservoir for the brake fluid and check the level of the brake fluid inside the reservoir. The level should not be low. If it is low, fill in more fluid to bring it up to the max level. It also has a sensor that will tell you when the fluid level is getting low. To check the quality of the flui...
In order to repair a damaged spark plug, you will need the following: pliers, newspaper, brake cleaner, a mallet, a block of wood, a screwdriver, a valve cover gasket set, Lock Tight, and a high impact socket.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to correct the tire pressure on a classic Volkswagen Beetle Bug. This car should use radial tires. It is recommended to use the 165R15 tires on this car. The tire pressure for the front tires are about 18 pounds and the rear tires are about 23-25 pounds. If you over pressure the tires, the car will end up swaying and bouncing. Don't put more pressure than the amount of weight that is specified in the car manual. This video will benefit those viewers w...
In this tutorial, we learn how to check the fuses in a Cadillac. First, open the hood of the car and look for the fuse box that is left to the engine. Now, open the clips on the fuse box and take the top off. You will now see a diagram of what all the different fuses of the car are and what they do. The big gray boxes are relays, which you most likely won't need to touch. The fuses are small little boxes that you can take out with a pair of pliers. If a fuse needs replaced, you will be able t...
When working on a car, there are so many different tools out on the market designed to help make fixing a car easy. One of those tools is a remote starter. This comes in handy when you might want to perform a compression test on the car.
If it starts to get dark and you notice your headlights are facing different directions, you may need to adjust them. It's important that you have your lights facing the same direction to avoid any damage or injury to anyone else that may be driving.
If, for any reason, the window on your car door becomes damaged, you're going to need to replace it. Instead of heading to a mechanic or professional, you can easily do it yourself and save some money.
If you're having a hard time removing pressed-on bearings on a certain part of your car, have you tried using a saw? It may sound a bit unorthodox, but in this next tutorial, you'll find out how you can easily remove pressed-on bearings using nothing more than a saw. It's easy to follow, but can be dangerous for those who are unexperienced. So check out the video to find out more and good luck!
If you're running into problems with your fuel pump, there are many possible causes with various solutions.
When working on your car, it's always important to know how things work and what can be removed. If you can remove a certain part easily, in order to get to another part, it makes the day much easier.
In this tutorial, we learn how to find an oil leak using florescent dye. First, you want to pour the dye into the oil canister and let the car run for about 10 minutes. After this, turn the lights off in the garage and grab a florescent light, and bring it into your engine. You should now be able to see where the oil is leaking from inside the engine, so you can fix the problem quickly. The accuracy of this method is 100%, and you won't have to second guess yourself that you have the wrong so...
When it comes to maintaining your car, it's always important to check certain areas to make sure they are properly lubed and not causing any damage at all. One area to check is the chassis on your car. Making sure that it's properly lubed is important.
The battery is one of the most important pieces when it comes to your car. Not only does it help provide energy to certain areas of your car, but it's also a life force for it as well. No battery, no starting your car. So it's important to make sure that you always check your battery to see if it's charged and working. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to load a testing battery in your car. It's easy to follow and you'll be glad you did. Good luck!
If you recently have replaced the distributor in your car or plan on doing so, prepare to set the ignition timing in your car. This is a process that can take some time and requires the right tools for the job. Trying to start and use your car before you set the ignition timing can be a bad idea since it can mess up your car in the long haul. This tutorial will tell you what tools you'll need and how to find the area in which to test.
If you're cooling and heating system isn't working like it should, you should probably check the blower motor. If you're not getting a good amount of air from your car, you may have to replace it. But what if you don't know how to remove it, in the first place? That's where this tutorial comes in handy. In this video, you'll see how to remove the blower motor for a Saturn S-series vehicle. It's easy to do and will make sure that you have a working A/C or heater when it's time for it. So good ...
There are so many pieces that make up a car nowadays and it's important to know how it works and how to replace it. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to replace a distributor in an Acura Integra. If you don't know, a distributor is a device in the ignition system that routes voltage from the ignition to the spark plugs that help start the vehicle.
A timing belt or cam belt, is part of the engine and it helps control the timing of an engine's valve. So having a busted or broken one is a pretty big issue. Replacing it is also tricky because the pistons in the engine and valve, must be synchronized correctly. So check out the tutorial and see if you have what it takes replace the timing belt. Enjoy!
If you're looking for a tutorial where mistakes are made but are used to help add experience, this is it. In this three part video tutorial, you'll find out how to replace a car's rear disk crakes using the right tools and know-how. This can be tricky, so pay attention, and try not to repeat the mistake that was made in this video. So good luck and enjoy!
There are so many important pieces that make up an entire car, struts can be seen as one of them. What struts do is that they help soften movement when a car s driven on an uneven road or rough surface.It's important to replace struts when they may be leaking oil or they don't help soften movement.
Replacing the struts on your car can be an important task when owning a pretty old car. Struts help dampen movement as a vehicle driven on rough or uneven roads. It's an important part of your car and will ensure that it lasts for a long time.
If you own a Honda Accord and find out that there's a problem with your wheel bearings, then you need to pay attention to this tutorial. In the video above, you'll find out how you can easily replace the bearings with the right tools and know-how. It can be a difficult job for some, but others with more experience might have an easier time. So good luck, be safe, and enjoy!
Wheel bearings are a very important piece of a car that helps minimize friction when the car rotates. So obviouslly having a bad or non-working one can be bad for your car and cause unnecessary damage. So in this next maintenance tutorial, you'll find out how to find and replace a bad wheel bearing that is on your car. So good luck, pay attention, and enjoy!
If you own a Honda, then this may be a problem that you are fully aware of. If you don't, if you need to remove anything near your brake wheels, it's important to know how to remove the rotor screws. This can be quite difficult to take out and so a special tool is needed in order to do so. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to remove any screws that may be stuck with a special tool. So good luck and enjoy!
If you don't know, an alternator is a pretty big part when it comes to a car. If you don't know what it does, an alternator basically converts mechanical energy into electrical energy for your car to use. If you need to know how to fix it or repair it, this tutorial should help. In this video, you'll find out how to remove an alternator from a Dodge Neon. So good luck, be careful, and enjoy!
If you own a RV, you basically own a home on wheels. These huge vehicles are great for travel and can accomadate a pretty large size famly. Like with any home, there are areas where you can make improvements or additions. One being an extra air conditioner. But what if you sintall an A/C close to a sewer vent? Well if you check out this tutorial, you'll find out what happens and how to fix it. So good luck, hold your nose, and enjoy!
In this Autos, Motorcycles & Planes video tutorial you will learn how to check and inspect the radiator hose damage and installation condition on your motorcycle. Make sure that the bike is cold and then locate the coolant system. Check the hoses by pressing them with your fingers. They should not be too hard, or soft or brittle. Check the clamps are in place and properly torqued. Visually inspect all the pipes and see that there are no dents. Repeat the same steps on the other side of the bi...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean the residue out of a car using Sea-Foam. Sea-Foam is a formula that is used to clean any car's residue buildup. Begin by turning on the vehicle. Add 1/3 of Sea-Foam into the vacuum lines that is connected to the break master housing. Then return the vacuum line to it's original spot. Next, add 1/3 of Sea-Foam into the crank case. Finish by adding the remainder of the Sea-Foam into the gas tank. This video will benefit those viewers who have a...
Bleeding out your brakes is an important maintenance step, allowing you to flush out air bubbles and replace old brake fluid. There are several methods of doing this: a.) a two-person pump and hold; b.) a one-person pump and hold; c.) vacuum method; d.) pressure method; e.) reverse pressure method.
Unlock the two front bolts using a 12mm socket. Carefully remove the device holding the pads from the rotor. Check if your sockets are worn down beyond the indicated notch. If they are, they need to be replaced. Loosen the pin that is holding the pads using a medium-sized screw driver or an L-shaped driver. Once the pin has loosen enough, use a screw driver to stick between the pads and force more space between them. Remove the pin completely. Remove the old brake pads and replace them with y...
You may not realize it, but is more than one air filter attached to your car. Not only do you have the filter near your engine, but there is also one located within the vehicle itself. This is used to collect any dust or other particles that are in the vehicle. Many people don't realize it, but these need to be replaced every year or two. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to locate and replace the cabin airfilter on a 2004 Honda Civic. good luck and enjoy!
When you own a car, it's important to know how things work and how to replace it. This not only educates you with how things work, but give you an upper-hand when it comes to repairs. This can be useful for those who are on a budget and need to save some time and money. So in this next tutorial, you'll find out how to change the headlights to a 2010 Kia Rio. It's an easy task that can take less than an hour to complete. So good luck and enjoy!
This may not be a huge factor for some, but others, it's pretty important. Knowing how to change the time to a car is important for many people who rely on their car's clock more than anything. Each car works differently and can be changed using different buttons. So in this next tutorial, you'll find out how to change the time to a 2010 Hyundai Accent. Good luck and enjoy!
In this next maintenance tutorial, you'll be finding out two things on how to improve the performance of your car. One is how to check the car's tire pressure. During a time where gas is expensive, tire pressure can help you save money and time at the pump. It's easy to do and can be checked in a matter of minutes. The other bit of information is more of a question. Which is better for tires? Nitrogen or oxygen. You may be surprised by the answer. So check out the tutorial above on how to che...
Owning a convertible car is great and can be something fun for anybody to drive. But one of the biggest problems when driving a convertible, is that for people with long hair, it tends to get a bit messy. So here is a tutorial on how to not get hair in your face when driving a 2010 Ford Mustang convertible. So good luck and enjoy!
Technology nowadays, helps make life easier for people by providing them with gadgets that can be used during any time of the day. One gadget that all drivers cannot be without, is a gps or navigation system. These nifty little devices help people get to and from location that they couldn't even find on a map. They're easy to use and can even be pretty fun to program. So check out this quick tutorial on how to use the navigation system in a 2010 Ford Sport Trac. Enjoy!
If you own a BMW E46, you may have run into a problem with the control arm bushing. This is a frequent problem when dealing with this car, but it can easily be identified. What happens when a control arm bushing fails, is that the actual wheel moves two inches back. This can be dangerous and can easily damage the car. So check out the tutorial above to identify control arm bushing failure in a BMW E46. Enjoy!
When it comes to performing routine maintenance on your car, you need to know how to do it and what tools will be needed. This helps make life a bit simpler and can make the job go by much faster. In this video tutorial, you'll be finding out how to replace a BMW cotrol arm bushing easily. So sit back, take notes, and enjoy!
When getting a new or used car, it's fairly common to perform a couple of tweaks here and there. These tweaks can help with the overall look of the car or help with the performance of it as well. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to install a supersprint exhaust for a 1995 BMW 840ci. It's a fairly difficult challenge that could take up to a day or two to complete. So good luck and enjoy!
Just like with any A/C it's important that the filter be replaced every year to help make sure that it works properly. Not doing so can result in a lackluster A/C and bad air quality for you and others. The same holds true for car A/Cs as well. Not changing the air filter can be bad for the vehicle and lead to avoidable damage. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to replace an A/C cabin air filter on a BMW E60 5-series. Good luck and enjoy!
It never a good sign whenever there is any kind of bleeding ir leaking of any fluid in your car. Gas, oil, brake all lead to one thing: there is a problem with your car. So in order to fix that problem, you'll need to know how to do so. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to identify clutch bleeding in your car and what some of the possible solutions may be. Good luck and enjoy!