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Unregistered Vehicle Checks(Blue Slips)

Brake is one of the most important parts in a car. If it is not working at peak of its optimal capability, then your life may be in great danger. So, it is important for ...

How to Set Time on a JVC Stereo

After having your JVC stereo deck initially installed, after daylight savings time or when traveling to a different time zone, you will need to set the clock on your JVC stereo unit. You can rely on the car audio technicians at your local dealership or aftermarket stereo retail outlet, or you can do

How to Replace the Starter in a GMC Sierra

When the 6.5L or 6.6L engine in your GMC Sierra 1500 fails to start, check the starter motor. While it might turn, the starter motor might not be outputting the amps to start a 2001 to 2005 GMC Sierra 1500. The correct amps are necessary in order for a starter to ignite the fuel, and maintain the co

Drive Belt Installation on a 1994 Mercurcy Tracer 1.9

All Mercury Tracers manufactured from 1991 through 2002, including the 1994 1.9-liter model, utilize a serpentine belt as the drive belt for running engine accessories, such as the alternator, water pump and AC compressor. You need to replace the drive belt on your 1994 Mercury Tracer if you hear th

How to Choose the Correct Torque Converter

Choosing a torque converter is like choosing a camshaft, but far more complicated. There's a lot of science behind torque converter selection, and there are far more ways to choose the wrong one than the right one. Your safest bet is to call your chosen converter manufacturer and give them your info

How Do I Install a 1995 Oldsmobile Aurora Thermostat?

The thermostat on a 1995 Oldsmobile Aurora can be replaced in a matter of minutes. The Aurora is unique among Oldsmobiles, as the thermostat is located on the bottom of the engine as opposed to the top. The coolant system still works on the same principle as in other Oldsmobiles. The thermostat open

What Is a Drive Belt?

Drive belts operate the accessories of a vehicle by riding along a track of pulleys. The belts are driven directly by the engine's crankshaft. Drive belts operate the water pump, alternator, power-steering pump and air-conditioner compressor. An idler may also be present to aid belt tension.


The beauty of every car is not only on the outside but also the inside of the car. It is the general knowledge that you determine the user of the car and the standard of ...

How to Remove Pests From a Pasture

Pests in farmland pastures can range from the tiniest parasites to large groundhogs. Farmland pastures are used for livestock to graze, to exercise and to get fresh air. Crowded pastures lead to an increase in the amount of pests. With good sanitation, seeding and pesticide practices management of p

Chemical Dumping Penalties in Minnesota

Many chemicals, especially those generated as a result of manufacturing processes, are considered hazardous wastes. Many state and federal regulations govern the generation and disposal of such waste, and in particular the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Age

How to Troubleshoot Automobile Engines

The engine in your automobile is a very complicated piece of equipment. However, there are three essential things that every engine needs in order to run. Every engine needs: fuel, spark and compression. Fuel, refers to the air and gasoline mixture that is sprayed into the combustion chambers. Spark

How to Remove a LT1 EGR Valve

The LT1 was a high-performance small-block engine designed and manufactured by General Motors. It is not to be confused with the "LT-1," a high-output GM engine from the 1970s. Produced from 1992 to 1997, the LT1 was used in many GM vehicles ranging from the Chevrolet Corvette, Camaro and Caprice to

How to Replace the Fuel Filter in a Duramax 2500HD

The Duramax diesel engines come inside of the medium size GM model trucks. The Duramax fuel filter on of the GM 2500 truck is responsible for keeping fuel impurities from getting into the fuel injectors. The diesel flows through the inside of the fuel filter and strains the impurities from the diese

How to Replace Front Wheel Bearings in a Dodge Pickup

Worn out wheel bearings in a Dodge pickup can be recognized by either a grinding noise from the front of the vehicle while in motion or by a freeplay felt in a lateral and vertical movement of the tire and wheel assembly when jacked up. Greasing the bearings during regular maintenance considerably l

Signs of a Bad Sway Bar

A broken sway bar will affect your vehicle's performance.Sami Sarkis/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesA sway bar helps limit the body roll or lean a vehicle experiences while it corners. The sway bar, also called an anti-roll bar, is a piece of metal bolted to the suspension on each side of the...

66 Chevelle Windshield Trim Installation Hints

The Chevelle is a muscle car manufactured by General Motors.Black Sedan Limosine image by Ron-Heidelberg from Fotolia.comThe 1966 Chevelle is a muscle car designed by General Motors. It was produced in two-door and four-door trims with the option of a six- or eight-cylinder engine. The...

How to Tune a Holley Double Pumper

Holley double pumpers carry two accelerator pumps, one for the primary and one for the secondary metering block. The accelerator pump comprises a pump cam, pump diaphragm and pump nozzle. Under acceleration, or "off idle" carburetor demand, the accelerator pump injects fuel into the throttle bores f

Tools For Mechanics

There are 100's of specialised automotive tools available and they are needed if tackling specific tasks. However there are some basic tools that every mechanic will need and we will aim to give you a brief description of what they are.

How to Remove a Vinyl Decal From a Car

When you want to personalize your car window with vinyl decals, it lets the world know a little about you. However, when it comes time to sell your car, you should present it to prospective buyers in a clean and pristine condition. Remove all vinyl decals from your car windows using these steps.