Repair & Troubleshooting

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If your car suddenly becomes hard to steer, stay calm and slowly get your car off the road. You will be able to steer enough to get your car to safety.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Need some help with clutch troubleshooting? Learn the potential causes of noise, a soft clutch pedal and gears that slip.
By Cheryl 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
A quick tutorial on how to repair a radiator. It's a difficult job for beginners, but you may be able to pull it off.
By Maeve Rich
Fixing EGR valve problems means getting to know your EGR valve really well.
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
How often should I change my transmission fluid? The answer might surprise you.
By Don Bowman
Car battery voltages aren't all created equal. To protect your battery and extend the life of your car, know your car's battery volts.
By Jen Adams
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
"Check engine" codes are your car's way of telling you what is wrong. In today's digital environment, these codes might be the only way to diagnose some engine problems.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
You might just need to tighten up the gas cap.
By Philip Lop
Learn how to remove an ignition key cylinder from several makes of car.
By Don Bowman
Oil in your spark plug wells is a potentially serious sign and indicates mechanical work that must be fixed.
By Rebecca Mikulin
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
Learn the basics about spark plug gap and begin to optimize your own vehicle.
By Don Bowman
You pull up to a stop sign, and as you depress your brake pedal, the most horrible, shrill noise sounds out. What could have cause it?
By Minnie Chatterfield
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
Though not the easiest DIY car repair, with patience and persistence, you can install a new clutch.
By Minnie Chatterfield
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
Symptoms of a bad catalytic converter should never be ignored. Learn how to spot them.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
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