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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
Remote starters are a great safety and convenience feature, and are surprisingly easy to install.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Learn how to change transmission fluid. It's a skill that absolutely every driver should master.
By Don Bowman
If you know how to change brake fluid, you have a head start in maintaining your car's brakes for years to come.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
How do I replace an EGR valve? The EGR valve needs to be replaced relatively frequently. Learn how.
By Don Bowman
When your ABS warning light comes on in your vehicle, it might be time to get down and dirty. With a few tools and some patience, you can usually take care of this situation at home.
By Lindsey Renuard
Chances are slim that you'll be able to fix a slipping transmission on your own, especially an automatic transmission in a newer car. Learn what causes slipping and what you may need to do to fix the problem.
By Cheryl Bowman
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
A bad throttle position sensor can be dangerous, but there are a number of signs to look out for.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Learn some of the reasons why your car may be idling rough.
By Philip Lop
Common symptoms of a bad starter should be attended to without delay. A bad starter might mean that your car won't even turn on, let alone drive anywhere safely.
By Rebecca Frank
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
Finding the EGR valve location is actually quite simple. Just look for the flying saucer on a pedestal. 
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
A oil leak may not be as costly as you think.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Knowing how to bleed brakes will increase your stopping power, extend the life of brake components and allow you to inspect brake parts.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
If you have oil in your radiator, it could indicate a serious problem with your coolant lines or cylinder heads.
By Rebecca Mikulin
The drum brake consists of a number of different parts, creating a reliable stopping device for most vehicles.
By Rebecca Mikulin
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
Symptoms of ignition coil failure are the same, no matter which kind of coil your engine uses. The diagnosis can be very different, however.
By Don Bowman
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