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  • How to fix shoulder pain for Mechanics

How to fix shoulder pain for Mechanics

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Hi Everyone: Here are some tips on how to help fix shoulder pain, the pectoralis major is responsible for internally rotating the shoulder. When this muscle becomes to tight it will cause quite alot of [...]

  • Chevy Trail Blazer Loss of Power

Chevy Trail Blazer Loss of Power

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Hi Everyone: Working on a 2004 Chevy Trail Blazer with a 4.2L engine. Customer complaint is a loss of power especially at low speeds, has 117,000 miles on it. Spark plugs, fuel and air filters [...]

  • How to check brake rotor lateral runout

How to check brake rotor lateral runout

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Hi Everyone: Checking to lateral run out on some 2002 Ford F150 brake rotors, new ones were .005 th. of an inch, the spec is .003 th. of an inch for this vehicle. Ordered another [...]

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  • How to check brake rotor lateral runout

How to check brake rotor lateral runout

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Hi Everyone: Checking to lateral run out on some 2002 Ford F150 brake rotors, new ones were .005 th. of an inch, the spec is .003 th. of an inch for this vehicle. Ordered another [...]

  • How to check brake hoses before installing them

How to check brake hoses before installing them

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Hi Everyone: Installing new front brake hoses on a 1997 4Runner, blew thru them to make sure there is no restriction. One hose is good and the other one is restricted, this is a simple [...]

  • Normal Alternator Scope Pattern Part 2

Normal Alternator Scope Pattern Part 2

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Here is the scope pattern with a rebuilt alternator installed, this is how it should look. So if you think there is a problem with your alternator you can ask your auto technician to do [...]

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Chevrolet Video Tutorials

  • Chevy Trail Blazer Loss of Power

Chevy Trail Blazer Loss of Power

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Hi Everyone: Working on a 2004 Chevy Trail Blazer with a 4.2L engine. Customer complaint is a loss of power especially at low speeds, has 117,000 miles on it. Spark plugs, fuel and air filters [...]

  • 1962 Chevy 11 Rear Shocks

1962 Chevy 11 Rear Shocks

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Bilstein rear shocks for a 1962 Chevy 2. Special thanks to Paul at RCD in El Cajon, Ca. for finding us the rear shocks.

  • How to Steering adjustment for a Chevy Blazer

How to: Steering adjustment for a Chevy Blazer

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Diagnosis front suspension on a 2004 Chevy Blazer 4x4, this consumer came to my shop for a second opinion.

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Infiniti Video Tutorials

  • 2005 Infiniti QX56 Part 2

2005 Infiniti QX56 Service Part II

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This video shows the cracks at the rear of both exhaust manifolds and the cleaned up area on the steering rack.

  • 2005 Infiniti QX56 Service

2005 Infiniti QX56 Service

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Vehicle is here for overall inspection with a focus on the suspension, exhaust and abnormal noises when driving over speed bumps.

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Ford Video Tutorials

  • How To Find Wheel Bearing Noise

How To Find Wheel Bearing Noise

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Worn out differential bearings due to lack of fluid service. Customer stated all the fluids had been serviced by his mechanic that he has used for a long period of time.

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Mitsubishi Video Tutorials

  • How To Check Aftermarket Parts To See If They Will Work On Your Car

How To Check Aftermarket Parts To See If They Will Work On Your Car

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This video is to show that before you install any parts or modify any parts prior to speaking with that company your warranty will be void.

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Toyota Video Tutorials

  • How to check brake hoses before installing them

How to check brake hoses before installing them

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Hi Everyone: Installing new front brake hoses on a 1997 4Runner, blew thru them to make sure there is no restriction. One hose is good and the other one is restricted, this is a simple [...]

  • Toyota 4Runner pt2

Toyota 4Runner Part II

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This video shows a summary of the diagnostics and repairs from the first video.

  • How To Find A Toyota 4 Runner Driveability Problem

How To Find A Toyota 4 Runner Driveability Problem

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Customer complaint is loss of power, stalls after several minutes of driving. Will not restart, the starter stops functioning.

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Volvo Video Tutorials

  • Volvo No Start - Starts And Dies

Volvo No Start, Starts And Dies

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Air Charge Cooler Hose on 06 Volvo

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  • How to fix shoulder pain for Mechanics

How to fix shoulder pain for Mechanics

Categories: Healthy Mechanic Tips, Videos|Tags: , , , , |

Hi Everyone: Here are some tips on how to help fix shoulder pain, the pectoralis major is responsible for internally rotating the shoulder. When this muscle becomes to tight it will cause quite alot of [...]

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