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  • How to perform a Steering Box Adjustment on A Toyota Ford Runner Pick Up

How to perform a Steering Box Adjustment on A Toyota Ford Runner Pick Up

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HI Everyone: Received a request on how to adjust a steering box.This video shows how to properly adjust your steering box. You turn the adjusting screw clockwise to tighten the box. Always check for notes [...]

  • How to see very poor quality work on battery terminals

How to see very poor quality work on battery terminals

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This consumer went to an auto repair facility for a battery and to see how to fix a corrosion problem on the terminals. This video shows the results of going to that repair facility. The [...]

  • How to Properly Perform a Fuel Injection Service on a 2007 Toyota Avalon

How to Properly Perform a Fuel Injection Service on a 2007 Toyota Avalon

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This consumer went to the local Toyota Dealership for service. He was sold a fuel injection cleaning service and mass air flow sensor service. When he left the Dealership his car ran worse and he [...]

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General Auto Tips

  • How to see very poor quality work on battery terminals

How to see very poor quality work on battery terminals

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This consumer went to an auto repair facility for a battery and to see how to fix a corrosion problem on the terminals. This video shows the results of going to that repair facility. The [...]

  • How to find out if your Mechanic will help you!

How to find out if your Mechanic will help you!

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HI Everyone: On February 1, 2014 at 12:45 p.m. my Customer had his Volvo towed in for a no start condition. The driver towed this rear wheel drive vehicle on the freeway from the front [...]

  • How to Find Problems on Your Car

How to Find Problems on Your Car

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Hi Everyone: This video shows how to do a complete oil service, check all your fluids, make sure the proper parts are on your vehicle and how important the brake fluid level is due to [...]

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BMW Video Tutorials

  • Repairing oil leaks on a 2002 BMW 330 Ci

Repairing oil leaks on a 2002 BMW 330 Ci

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Hi Everyone: This BMW has 198,000 miles on it, has been quite some time since the vehicle was serviced. Lots of oil leaking from the valve cover gasket and oil filter housing, since it has [...]

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Chevrolet Video Tutorials

  • How to find a Coolant Leak on a 2003 Chevy Blazer 4WD

How to find a Coolant Leak on a 2003 Chevy Blazer 4WD

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Hi Everyone: There is a heater hose that connects to the manifold directly above the where the leak is. So I made sure to pressurize the cooling system to make an accurate diagnosis. The vehicle [...]

  • 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.

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Ford Video Tutorials

  • How to perform a Steering Box Adjustment on A Toyota Ford Runner Pick Up

How to perform a Steering Box Adjustment on A Toyota Ford Runner Pick Up

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HI Everyone: Received a request on how to adjust a steering box.This video shows how to properly adjust your steering box. You turn the adjusting screw clockwise to tighten the box. Always check for notes [...]

  • How to check an Oxygen Sensor on a 1996 Ford Ranger

How to check an Oxygen Sensor on a 1996 Ford Ranger

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HI Everyone: This Ford Ranger had the wrong oxygen sensor in it causing the problem. I always do a complete visual inspection of the area I'm working on to verify for this type of a [...]

  • How to check and replace your battery by using the date code on a Ford Ranger

How to check and replace your battery by using the date code on a Ford Ranger

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HI Everyone: Here is a detailed example of how to properly replace your battery. Please remember to remove the negative terminal first and install the negative terminal last to prevent voltage spikes and or sparks [...]

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Honda Video Tutorials

  • How to help your Customers when Walmart damages there vehicle, Honda CRV 1998 2.0L Engine

How to help your Customers when Walmart damages there vehicle, Honda CRV 1998 2.0L Engine

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Hi Everyone: This video is to show the world how Walmart and the Bureau of Automotive Repair has treated my Customer. We will keep you posted on the progress as we go. Currently waiting for [...]

  • Oil in the Oxygen Sensor on a 1998 Honda CRV - Code p0420

Oil in the Oxygen Sensor on a 1998 Honda CRV – Code p0420

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This video shows how an oil change turned into an expensive repair for this consumer, due to the person changing the oil was being careless and or not paying attention to what there doing.

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Infiniti Video Tutorials

  • How to test for idle speed changing and engine stalling on a Infiniti QX56

How to test for idle speed changing and engine stalling on a Infiniti QX56

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Hi Everyone: We have an Infiniti QX56 that is here for stalling and idle speed dropping low and then high. Yesterday the vehicle drove Great! Today it stalled while driving just like you turned the [...]

  • 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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Mercedes Video Tutorials

  • How to examine a New Factory Fuel Pump before installing it on a 2000 Mercury Mystic

How to examine a New Factory Fuel Pump before installing it on a 2000 Mercury Mystic

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Hi Everyone: I brought a new fuel pump for this 2000 Mercury Mystic and noticed the fuel outlet fitting is offset to one side. It was going to take another day to get a different [...]

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Mercury Video Tutorials

  • Current Ramp Testing 002 on an E420 Mercedes

Current Ramp Testing 002 on an E420 Mercedes

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Hi Everyone: This video shows what we call dynamic testing under the actual conditions the coil is used under. This is so important due to the fact you won't find this problem with an ohm [...]

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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 Properly Perform a Fuel Injection Service on a 2007 Toyota Avalon

How to Properly Perform a Fuel Injection Service on a 2007 Toyota Avalon

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This consumer went to the local Toyota Dealership for service. He was sold a fuel injection cleaning service and mass air flow sensor service. When he left the Dealership his car ran worse and he [...]

  • 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.

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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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Healthy Mechanic Video Tutorials

  • How to fix shoulder pain part 2 for Mechanics

How to fix shoulder pain part 2 for Mechanics

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Hi Everyone: The Lats are a very large muscle responsible for extension, adduction and internal rotation of the shoulder joint. As we talked about last week, when a person has tight Pec Major muscles the [...]

  • 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 [...]

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