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How to Replace an Intake Manifold Gasket in a 3.0 Ford Engine

How to Replace an Intake Manifold Gasket in a 3.0 Ford Engine – Ford Motor Company manufactures and distributes several models of 3.0-liter engines. The Vulcan 3.0-liter was introduced in 1986 for the Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable, while the Du...

How to Stop a Leaking Intake Manifold on a Ford 360

The Ford 360 V8 is a 5.9L powerhouse that came equipped in the American motor company’s F-series of trucks from 1968 through 1976. With a similar block, heads and other design features as the bigger 390 cubic-inch engine, the 360 had a power ra...

How to Remove Bucket Seats

While bucket seats may be easier to remove from a vehicle than full-size seats, it can still be a challenge. Removing the seats is sometimes required to clean areas beneath them or to replace the seats’ upholstery. The seats are bolted to the f...

How to Replace a Control Module

How to Replace a Control Module – Most ignition control modules are attached to the distributor on the engine. The control module on your vehicle’s ignition is an electronic device that controls the ignition spark sequence. The device res...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Mar 30, 2015

How to Locate the Spark Plugs on a 04 Dodge Stratus SXT

The 2004 Dodge Stratus SXT was available as a two-door coupe or a four-door sedan. The vehicle was equipped with a 2.4-liter in-line four-cylinder engine that produced 147 horsepower and 158 foot-pounds of torque. The Stratus SXT engine utilized a &#...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Mar 26, 2015

Super-precise artificial hand uses smart wires as muscles

As a rule, bionic hands are clunky contraptions made of motors, pneumatics and other machinery that just can't be as elegant as the real thing. Germany's Saarland University might just change that, however. Its researchers have developed an artificia...
by engadget on Mar 25, 2015

How to Change Spark Plugs on a 02 Chevy Silverado 1500

by Auto Service and Repair Review on Feb 21, 2015

How to Replace the Starter in a ’95 Chevy Truck

How to Replace the Starter in a 1995 Chevy Truck – When you turn the engine on and engage the starter, an electrical current is sent to the starter solenoid which activates the starter. An armature shoots out of the starter and the gear, then e...

How to Install a Spark Plug Boot on a Vehicle

Spark plugs emit a spark to ignite fuel in a combustion chamber. Spark plug wires transfer electrical current from the vehicle’s ignition system to the spark plug sitting in the combustion chamber. Installing new plug wires while performing a t...

How to Locate the Main Relay on a ’94 Honda Civic

Find the fuse panel in your 1994 Honda Civic and then find the main relay. Cars are relying more on electrical components. Wires, harnesses and relays are frustrating to differentiate because of their physical likeness (despite their disparate functi...

Do Spark Plug Wires Make a Difference?

Spark plug wires carry high-voltage elctrical current to the spark plugs. The condition of your plug wires can make a definite difference in how your vehicle runs. Worn or damaged spark plug wires can cause engine sputter or misfiring. A bad plug wir...

How to Set the Points on a 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle

Adjusting the points is an important part of tuning-up the engine. Whereas modern cars are equipped with a pointless electronic ignition system, the 1973 VW Supper Beetle was equipped with a single set of ignition points located underneath the distri...

How to Install an Electrical Grounding Kit

A rechet set is a do-it-yourself mechanics best friend. In a car the normal pattern of electric current flows from positive to negative through the body of the vehicle. There are three areas where resistance to this flow of electric current occurs: c...

How to Replace the Distributor on a 99 Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac introduced the Escalade in 1999, to respond to the Lincoln Navigator and other luxury SUVs. The Escalade came with a 5.7-liter-Vortec V-8 and the Autotrac selectable four-wheel-drive system. The distributor is located behind the intake manif...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 19, 2015

What Color Is the Intake Air Sensor Wire on a 02 Chevy Tahoe?

With seating for up to nine, yes nine, the 2002 Tahoe can carry most entire families. Your Tahoe came with one of two V-8 engines — the 4.8-liter or the 5.3-liter. Both of these engines use the same mass air flow sensor setup. Intake Air Sensor...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 19, 2015

How to Change the Starter in a ’05 Chevy Impala

Chevrolet first introduced the Impala in the 1958 model year and the nameplate continued through 1985. Chevrolet then brought the model back in 1994, only to discontinue it once again in 1996. The 2000 model year saw its comeback yet again and it has...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 17, 2015

How to Remove Starter Motor on Your Automobile

The starter motor of your automobile is designed to turn the flywheel and get the engine firing to get your engine to run. The starter motor was invented to replace the hand cranks of the original combustion engines. Removing the starter motor of you...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 16, 2015

How to Replace the Starter for a Toyota Matrix and the Cost of Labor

Replacing the starter in your Toyota Matrix is not a complicated undertaking, and doing it yourself can save you the high costs of labor typically associated with auto repair. Otherwise, you may find yourself paying several hundred dollars for simple...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 16, 2015

How to Tune Up a Volkswagen Passat

Over time normal usage eventually causes a motor vehicle’s efficiency to decrease in response to engine buildup, aging mechanical fluids and old components. A tuneup is a replacement of the Passat’s parts which wear relatively quickly com...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 10, 2015

How to Tune Up a 1998 Saturn SL2

In the 1991 model year, General Motors released the Saturn brand and its first line of vehicles, the S Series. The SL lineup included all sedan models, whereas the SC lineup were all sports coupes, and the two models were nearly identical except for...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 10, 2015


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