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  • 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 [...]

  • 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.

  • Defective Fuel Pump

Defective Fuel Pump

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Hi Everyone: Here is the new fuel pump Ford sent to me today, when you compare the two pumps side by side you can clearly see the difference. Sometimes it take more time to do [...]

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How To Fix Misfire Detection Monitor CODE P0316

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How To Restore Your Vehicle’s Engine Performance

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How To Clean Clogged Up Or Restricted Fuel Injectors

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Auto Tips

  • 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 [...]

  • Defective Fuel Pump

Defective Fuel Pump

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Hi Everyone: Here is the new fuel pump Ford sent to me today, when you compare the two pumps side by side you can clearly see the difference. Sometimes it take more time to do [...]

  • 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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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

  • 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 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 [...]

  • Ford fuel pump 2005 Sport Trac 002

Ford fuel pump 2005 Sport Trac 002

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Hi Everyone: On the previous fuel pump video you can't see the screens on the test equipment, this video clearly shows the screens.

  • Ford Explore Sport Trac 4.0L

Ford Explore Sport Trac 4.0L

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Hi Everyone: The customer complaint is loss of power, running rough and the check engine light came on. Towed in this morning, no codes stored in the computer, starts ok, has a rough idle, just [...]

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Mercury 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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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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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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