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Find out when to perform a transmission fluid change and how to do it on your own.
By Cheryl Bowman
Knowing how to make your car last longer is valuable. A well-maintained car holds its value longer, costs less to operate and has less of an impact on the environment.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
We all want to save a little extra money when it comes to automotive repair, but how cheap of a buy is too cheap? In this article we will explore the benefits and possible drawbacks to buying re-manufactured alternators for your vehicle.
By John Of All Trades
Catalytic converter replacement is a simple operation, but parts can be pricey.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Learning how to rebuild a power steering gear box requires some pretty advanced automotive skills. But, if you have the chops, here's how to do it.
By Don Bowman
Radiator repair goes a lot more smoothly when you know the cause of the problem. Learn to fix your radiator without getting burned.
By Maeve Rich
Learning how to replace a serpentine belt may not be particularly easy, but it can save you quite a lot in mechanic's fees.
By Don Bowman
The average cost of repairing a transmission varies, depending on the car and the nature of the problem. Learn some average costs and things you can do to save money in the long run.
By Cheryl Bowman
There are a number of reasons why your low coolant light may have come on.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Testing a neutral safety switch is a good step to take when you can't start your car. The neutral safety switch is an invaluable part of your car's safety, but it can sometimes be a troublemaker.
By Don Bowman
Ignoring signs like car vibrations may lead to serious defects, which can result in loss of control in an emergency.
By Jamie Douglas
Replacing the intake manifold gasket is a simple, straightforward process with due precautions.
By Rebecca Mikulin
If you have a vehicle with battery issues, never leave home without jumper cables.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Where is the neutral safety switch located and what does it do? The neutral safety switch plays a silent but crucial role in the safety of your vehicle.
By Don Bowman
A catalytic converter failure can mean a big headache, not to mention a gargantuan gasoline bill. Learn the signs today.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Bleeding a clutch can be a real chore for some vehicles. Get tips for bench bleeding and working air out of the transmission system.
By Cheryl Bowman
Do you suspect that your vehicle has a bad water pump? Familiarize yourself the signs of this problem.
By Rose Clearfield
The oxygen sensor location on your car is no secret, but it might be hard to find it if you are replacing it for the first time. 
By Gene Rodriguez, III
How does a car starter work? Electric currents run through the solenoid starter. Learn how.
By Rebecca Frank
Engine pistons perform an essential role in facilitating the transformation of combustion force into work that produces rotation.
By Rebecca Mikulin
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