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Fuel Filter Installed - typical fuel injected vehicle
Recently in our forums, user tomcat4343 reported problems with a PowerStroke engine after having changed the oil and fuel filters and done the usual e...
Fuel Filter Installed - typical fuel injected vehicle
Recently in our forums, user tomcat4343 reported problems with a PowerStroke engine after having changed the oil and fuel filters and done the usual e...
Wheel torque specs
Seemingly random vibrations in your car can be very tough to diagnose. If you've ruled out the basics such as tire balance, brake issues, transmission...
Emergency Brake Handle
Emergency brake systems on a vehicle are relatively simple affairs with a physical handle or pedal pulling a cable which runs the length of the vehicl...
Windshield Wiper System
In our forums, user nrob02 has issues with his 2005 Buick Envoy and its windshield washer system. He's assuming it's the pump that's bad, but there co...
Wheel Bearing
Diagnosing wheel bearing problems is relatively simple. In most cases, lifting the car and spinning the free tire(s) to watch for wobbling or shudderi...
Vacuum gauge
When the engine's computer throws a P0171 code, this OBD-II refers to the oxygen level in the exhaust. Specifically, it is the "System Too Lean" code,...
Lifters
That dreaded engine knock. It can be several things, but for most people, it is a definite sign of lifters that have gone bad. Valve lifters are the...
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Wiring stereos can be tricky, especially when extra components that the stereo itself or sound system setup may not be specifically made for. Adding s...
Transmission Fluid Flush
Most automatic transmissions on passenger vehicles today are electronically controlled, often referred to as "electronically-controlled automatic tran...