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Popular Articles
Changing spark plug wires is something you can easily handle on your own. Learn how.
By Don Bowman
Learn how anti-lock brake systems may save your life.
By Jamie Douglas
Changing disc brakes gets easier each time you do it. But you can skip to the advanced class just by following a few basic tips.
By Don Bowman
Learn about the different types of automatic transmission fluids. There are more than you are probably expecting there to be.
By Rebecca Frank
If you have a vehicle with battery issues, never leave home without jumper cables.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Symptoms of a bad catalytic converter should never be ignored. Learn how to spot them.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Fuel gauge troubleshooting comes down to checking out a few basic components in the fuel gauge.
By Don Bowman
Do not overworry about how your car idles, because the problem might be easily fixed.
By Diane Quinn
If your car shakes when you apply the brakes, it generally indicates an issue that must be addressed immediately.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Diagnosing automatic transmission problems on your own is virtually impossible with newer cars, which have on-board computers to control the transmission's operation. In this case, you'll need to find a dealer or specialty shop that can communicate with your car.
By Cheryl Bowman
Wondering how does a manual transmission work? Find out what happens when you shift gears.
By Cheryl Bowman
Removing your brake rotors is a relatively simple car repair.
By Minnie Chatterfield
How often should I change my transmission fluid? The answer might surprise you.
By Don Bowman
Catalytic converter problems can have a big impact on the health of the environment and the width of your wallet.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Alternator charging problems come in about five flavors. Find out which one is causing your trouble.
By Don Bowman
How much is transmission fluid? It's pricey, but taking your car in for transmission work is much more expensive.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
If you know how to hook up an alternator, you can save yourself some serious cash at the repair shop. The good news is that it's easy to do.
By Don Bowman
Ignition module troubleshooting is something better left to professionals, but you can narrow down the culprits in advance.
By Don Bowman
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
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
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