Repair & Troubleshooting

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When a car overheats, it can not only damage your engine, but also ruin a well-planned trip.
By Connie Earl Robertson
The signs of a blown head gasket are hard to miss, but you want to be completely sure that you are diagnosing the right problem.
By Maeve Rich
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
How often should I change my transmission fluid? The answer might surprise you.
By Don Bowman
Learn to notice bad ignition coil symptoms before they cause serious damage to your engine.
By Don Bowman
The cold season is upon us and people who drive in colder climates need to pay especially close attention to their vehicle's battery. Being stranded during the winter can be a scary experience!
By John Of All Trades
The basics of throttle bodies, and their uses in a vehicle.
By Rebecca Mikulin
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 drum brake consists of a number of different parts, creating a reliable stopping device for most vehicles.
By Rebecca Mikulin
The device we know as a jet engine, which makes air travel and rapid cargo delivery possible, also creates electricity.
By Jamie Douglas
Understanding how to disconnect a car battery can save your life. Electricity is not something to be treated lightly.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Catalytic converter replacement is a simple operation, but parts can be pricey.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Stalling in a vehicle is usually a symptom of neglecting to maintain your car properly.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Learn how to test a voltage regulator to help diagnose potential alternator issues.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Removing your brake rotors is a relatively simple car repair.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Learn the signs of a bad oxygen sensor so that you can replace yours as soon as you need to.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
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
Learning how to locate a car thermostat is an important first step in replacing this vital part of your car's engine cooling system. The thermostat regulates the flow of coolant through your car's engine based on the internal temperature of the engine itself.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
How does an automatic transmission work? Learn about the history and mechanics behind automatic transmission.
By Rebecca Frank
Need some help with clutch troubleshooting? Learn the potential causes of noise, a soft clutch pedal and gears that slip.
By Cheryl Bowman
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