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Can I drive my car with a blown head gasket? Here's why you cannot.
By Maeve Rich
A bad throttle position sensor can be dangerous, but there are a number of signs to look out for.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Find out when to perform a transmission fluid change and how to do it on your own.
By Cheryl Bowman
Ignition module troubleshooting is something better left to professionals, but you can narrow down the culprits in advance.
By Don Bowman
If you turn the key of your car and nothing happens, you can easily troubleshoot the issue by diagnosing starter problems.
By Rebecca Frank
Head gasket repair is not a job to be tackled lightly. Here's why.
By Maeve Rich
Need some help with clutch troubleshooting? Learn the potential causes of noise, a soft clutch pedal and gears that slip.
By Cheryl Bowman
Here's a guide to help you as you're replacing radiator hoses.
By Maeve Rich
Catalytic converter problems can have a big impact on the health of the environment and the width of your wallet.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
There's no such thing as common ignition coil problems because the ignition coil itself is extremely reliable. The culprit is usually the mechanism that controls the coil.
By Don Bowman
Removing your brake rotors is a relatively simple car repair.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Learning how to remove a steering wheel is harder than it used to be because there is a new danger involved. The airbag.
By Don Bowman
Wondering how does a clutch work? In manual and automatic transmissions, the clutch uses pressure to engage or disengage the transmission from the engine.
By Cheryl Bowman
Changing spark plug wires is something you can easily handle on your own. Learn how.
By Don Bowman
A oil leak may not be as costly as you think.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Ignition coil troubleshoorting begins when you can't find the culprit for your no start situation.
By Don Bowman
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
If your brake light is stuck on, it may be an easy and relatively inexpensive switch fix. Brake lights stuck on my also indicate a short in your wiring system.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Cruise control can fail for a number of reasons. Some simple fixes could save on a bill from your mechanic.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Wondering how does a manual transmission work? Find out what happens when you shift gears.
By Cheryl Bowman
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