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1991 Chevrolet Sonoma Remove the Ignition Lock Tumbler

In 1991, General Motors produced the S-10 and Sonoma under the Chevrolet and GMC brands, with minimal differences between the two models other than the exterior. These trucks use an ignition lock tumbler to activate the starter motor which then start...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jul 16, 2016

How to Remove a Steering Column

When buying a used car, you may not get all the options you want. A tilt steering column is option that isn’t often available, which is a matter of convenience and safety. Swapping out the steering column for a different model seems difficult,...

Dodge Durango Heater Core Removal

The heater core is the most important part of the Dodge Durango’s heating system, as it acts like a miniature radiator for the engine coolant/antifreeze. If you need to remove the heater core for replacement or inspection, you will need to remo...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Mar 28, 2015

How to Remove a Door Panel on a Chevrolet Tahoe

There can be any number of reasons why you may need to remove the inner door trim panel on your Chevy Tahoe. You’ll need to remove it if you have to work on components like the window or the door handle, which are contained within the door behi...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Feb 21, 2015

How to Remove the Fender on a Ford F-250

The fender is mounted to the engine compartment and fender well – There can be a number of reasons to disconnect one of the front fenders on your Ford F250 pickup truck. The fender may have been damaged in a collision and needs repair or replac...

How to Replace a Honda CRV Side Mirror

Driver’s side mirror – The side mirror of a Honda CRV is bolted in place within the door, as opposed to some models that may use screws. You need to replace the mirror if it is broken, but you also can replace a current mirror with an aft...

Ford Taurus Bumper Replacement Instructions

The bumper should have different fasteners at all ends – The bumper covers at the front and rear ends of the Ford Taurus are both fastened onto the body with multiple fasteners, but there are slight differences in how to disconnect each–e...

How to Replace the Door Lock on a Chevy Silverado

Replacing the door locks on your Silverado truck can increase the security of the truck, especially since it should leave you needing one key for the doors and one for the ignition. You need to replace the locks on both doors to avoid getting really...

1968 Chevy C10 Step-by-Step Tilt Column Upgrades

The stock steering column in a 1968 Chevrolet C-10 pickup did not have options like tilt, and as a result, the cabin of these trucks are a little cramped for space, particularly for people who are a bit larger than average. As an added bonus, it also...

How to Install a Window Regulator on a Chrysler Town & Country

A faulty window regulator on your Town & Country van will throw the window glass out of alignment, risking possible damage to the glass and other parts within the door. If you can’t properly fit the glass back within the window, you must re...

How to Install a Car Window

A car’s window consists of two main components. There is the window glass itself, but the glass is held into place by a regulator that controls the window as it is rolled up and down. To install a window into a car door, you need to get inside...

How to Replace the Door Glass on a Chevy Camaro

Replacing the door glass on a Chevrolet Camaro is necessary if the glass is chipped or broken. You can expect this project to take the better part of a day. When you replace the door glass, it is a good idea to prop the door open using a cinder block...

How to Replace the Driver Side Window on a Toyota Corolla

If the window glass in your Toyota Corolla’s driver side door is even slightly cracked or damaged, you need to replace it immediately. A cracked window becomes more fragile and has a higher risk of shattering; this poses a greater danger for th...

How to Replace Rear Window

Replacing rear windows is not much different than replacing front ones. It also might not happen as often since most damage often occurs to the front windows. More than anything, make sure that any replacement window glass is not just for your make a...

How to Replace a Window in a Jeep Cherokee

Sometimes, accidents will happen. Having a broken window on your Jeep Cherokee is usually an unexpected and unwelcome surprise. Broken windows are the No. 1 claim for most insurance companies, leading to higher premiums. But replacing a broken window...

How to Replace a Broken Side View Mirror

You will need a number of specialty tools that are readily available at most auto parts stores. There you are walking to your car, parked on the side of the street, when you notice that your side-view mirror is inexplicably cracked. Your insurance ma...

2015 Honda Fit Cargo Liner Installation Instructions

Download 2015 Honda Fit Cargo Liner Installation Instructions – 1. Pull the levers and fold each rear seat-back forward. 2. Position the left cargo liner on the cargo area left side trim panel. Secure the left cargo liner to the cargo area left...

How to Replace a Heater Core on a 2000 Ford F150

Removal and replacement of the heater core in a 2001 Ford F-150 is a straightforward project that can be accomplished by any do-it-yourself mechanic. This procedure requires no special tools. You should be able to complete the project in less than ei...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 21, 2015

1997 Mercury Grand Marquis Heater Core Replacement

The Mercury Grand Marquis is one of many vehicles in which the heater unit is located behind the instrument panel on the passenger side. Replacing the heater core in the vehicle means removing the heater plenum. You will need to open up the instrumen...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 21, 2015

How to Install a Head Unit for a 04 Chevrolet Aveo

Compact hatchbacks and sedans like the Aveo have long been a part of Chevrolet’s lineup. Ranging from the Vega hatchback of the 1970s to the Chevrolet Metro and Aveo of the 2000s, these small city cars made maneuvering through heavy traffic a l...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 19, 2015


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