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The basics of throttle bodies, and their uses in a vehicle.
By Rebecca Mikulin
How does a car thermostat work? All of the parts of your car's cooling system work in concert to carry away waste heat, but the thermostat is in charge of regulating all of the action.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Generally speaking, troubleshooting ABS brakes should be left to the professoinals, but there are a few things you can do in your driveway with ease.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
If you don't know how to change rear brake shoes, don't worry. Rear brakes rarely wear out, especially when compared to front brakes, so changing them isn't something that you will have to do that often. Here's how to get started.
By Don Bowman
Do you know how to bleed ABS brakes? You can't bleed the entire system without specialized equipment, but you can take care of some minor bleeding on your own.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
You can learn how to remove scratches from a windshield, but depending on their severity, you may be better off replacing the glass.
By Cheryl Bowman
How much does it cost to replace a car windshield? The good news is that the replacement may be fully covered by your car insurance.
By Cheryl Bowman
Installing oxygen sensors is not much more difficult than replacing sparkplugs. Here's how to get started.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Does your car engine overheat on a regular basis? Familiarize yourself with the most common causes of this problem.
By Rose Clearfield
Replacing the intake manifold gasket is a simple, straightforward process with due precautions.
By Rebecca Mikulin
You might just need to tighten up the gas cap.
By Philip Lop
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
Understanding how to disconnect a car battery can save your life. Electricity is not something to be treated lightly.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
The device we know as a jet engine, which makes air travel and rapid cargo delivery possible, also creates electricity.
By Jamie Douglas
Full transmission troubleshooting requires a computer to read the sensors and computer chips on newer cars, but there are still some things you can diagnose and repair yourself.
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
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
A blown head gasket is one of the absolute worst things that can happen to your car. Learn the signs.
By Maeve Rich
Do you suspect that your vehicle has a bad water pump? Familiarize yourself the signs of this problem.
By Rose Clearfield
Fixing EGR valve problems means getting to know your EGR valve really well.
By Don Bowman
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