Archive for February, 2010

Buying A Used Car

Buying A Used Car

Buying a used car New or used car?  What is a good used car? Should i buy it privately or  to the dealer? Buying a used car is not an easy process. In this post I will show you some steps to be considered before buying a used car.  Here is a good list with tips on how to buy a used car: 1. Make

02.20.2010 | Featured, General |

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How To Get A Free Carfax History Report

How To Get A Free Carfax History Report

Buying a second hand vehicle is a practical and cheap way of  getting  the car you like. Using the correct info,help potential buyers to have a clear understanding  while purchasing a used car rather than a new one. The best way to track a car history is by using a free Carfax history report . B

02.17.2010 | Featured, General |

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Volkswagen Door Control Module

Volkswagen Door Control Module

First remove the door panel. The module is attached to the power windows motor and I had no power on this door, nothing was working. First I checked all the wires and found that power and ground were present at the module but no power was coming out of it . That made me think the module was the pro

02.16.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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VolksWagen Door Panel Removal

VolksWagen Door Panel Removal

Start by unclipping the cover on the door handle. Remove two Philips screws on the handle. At the bottom of the door panel there are 3 more screws,Volkswagen thought is funny to use Torx 25 there. There is another Phillips screw just below the small speaker. Now, with a flat screwdriver

02.16.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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How To Repair A Flat Tire

How To Repair A Flat Tire

Getting nails or screws in the tires is a pain in the .... but at least there is easy fix for that. All you need is a repair kit sold at most automotive stores. It has two tools inside and few plugs. First you have to find that nail, screw or whatever got stuck in there, I found a nice screw in mine

02.9.2010 | Videos |

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Hard Shifting On Manual Transmissions

Hard Shifting On Manual Transmissions

Sometimes the linkages on a manual transmission get rusted out and make the shifter lever hard to move. This is a 2002 Mazda Protege 5 and I have seen this thing happen a lot on Mazdas. Lift the car and support it on jack stands, never go under the car supported only by a jack.  All you need to fix

02.9.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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Car Buffing

Car Buffing

As you can see on this car here the clear coat tends to get oxidized from the sun and the pollution. However, there is simple and easy solution to this. All it requires is an orbital polisher and a polishing compound. First start by washing the car. When the car is completely dry you can start by a

02.8.2010 | Videos |

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