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Sep
26
2018

100 Simple Car Repairs 11-15

11. Find and Replace a Blown Fuse -Cars run on electricity as well as gas, and almost all of it runs through fuses. Learn where they are, how to spot a blown fuse, and how to replace them....

Sep
22
2018

100 Simple Car Repairs 6-10

6. Repair a Dim Headlight -Simply clean the ground connection to restore the brightness of dim headlights. And apply a little dielectric grease. Or replace the bulb if you see a gray/brown...

Sep
17
2018

Top Five Red Flags of Used Car Buying

Buying a used car at a dealership can be an intimidating experience even for the most experienced car shopper. Price-gouging, title-washing, hidden mechanical problems, bogus back-end deals and...

Aug
23
2018

100 Simple Car Repairs 1-5

1. Replace Your Wiper Blades -It's easy to tell when your blades need replacing. Simply press the washer button and see if your blades wipe clean. If they streak, they're toast. The auto...

Aug
14
2018

Headlight Yellowing / Crazing

Headlights operate ordinarily without much problem but they can turn yellow and foggy without you noticing the change. Time and the environment take their toll The headlights are external...

Jul
18
2018

Buyer’s Guide to Side Mirrors

What should I keep in mind when shopping for mirrors? One of the first things you need to keep in mind when you’re shopping is whether you need a manual, manual remote, or power mirror....

Jul
10
2018

History of the Silverado / Sierra

Some History of the Silverado / Sierra Over the course of their 100 year history, Chevrolet and GMC has produced some of the toughest trucks on the road, bringing home countless awards...

Jun
13
2018

Silverado Sierra -CK Series Truck -Body Styles

GM has a habit of overlapping model year trucks, Silverado and Sierra. Which do I have? For instance model year 2007 has two totally different trucks when it comes to replacement parts. If...

May
1
2018

Ford says cars lose money, so they're gone

Ford is taking the company in the opposite direction. Not only is Ford projecting that light trucks will soon account for nearly 90 percent of its North American sales, but it's fueling that shift...

Mar
14
2018

FAQ's - OEM vs Generic / Aftermarket / DRP Replacement Auto Parts

After an accident your insurance company may recommend the use of a direct repair program (DRP) and offer the option of using generic replacement auto parts for the repair. You should know the...

Mar
7
2018

Why Don’t All States Have Vehicle Inspections?

If you drive an older car, or haven't kept up with your maintenance, a vehicle inspection can be an expensive proposition. In many states, you can't renew your car's registration or legally drive...

Mar
6
2018

Understand the claims repair process

Vehicle Insurance Claims 101 Understand the claims repair process After an automobile accident, you want to make sure that you are adequately paid for the repair or for the value of...

Feb
23
2018

What is an AC Bypass Pulley?

What is an AC Bypass Pulley? An AC bypass pulley is a free spinning pulley used to replace the AC compressor on an automotive engine. When the AC compressor goes bad in a vehicle, a consumer...

Jan
17
2018

Window Regulators and Window Lift Motors

There are Two Main Designs Of Window Regulators; Scissor Type and Cable Driven Scissor type window regulators are an older design that you'll find mostly on classic vehicles. Built with...

Sep
13
2017

Nine Cars That Never Existed, Even if You Thought They Did

Have you ever seen a 1996 Jeep Wrangler? How about a 2001 Cadillac Escalade? If you’re about to say yes, hold on and think again. A number of models through automotive history have...

Jul
22
2017

GM Reviewing Production of 6 cars

        General Motors is evaluating 6 cars to determine if they will stop production in the coming years. GM has seen slow car sales over the last couple years. Many believe...

Jul
10
2017

The Long Lost Bullitt

          A Lost American Icon Has Been Found. The 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fast Back Featured In Steve Mcqueens Bullitt, Was Found In a Mexico Junk Yard.   ...

Jun
26
2017

2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 Sets New Record

The Camaro just seems to be getting better and better. The ZL1 1LE has set a new track record at for Chevrolet At  Nurburgring Nordschleife Germany's famed Grand Prix Race Track. The...

Jun
20
2017

2000-2005 Impala / Monte Carlo Multifunction Switch Issues = Our Solution!

The multifunction switch controls many features on your car. The Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo are both notorious for this replacement part. Whether it's your headlamps that shut off while you're...

Jul
29
2013

SYNCHRONIZE PROCESS POWER FOLD MIRROR

NOTE; This procedure must be performed any time the power folding mirrors are manually folded IN or OUT, or if the position of the mirror case has been moved without using the mirror control...

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