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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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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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Lexus Es 300 Egr Insufficient Flow

Lexus Es 300 Egr Insufficient Flow

Getting a check engine light with a P0401 code on the Es 300 it's not unusual. I had this code come up on my 1994 Es300 few weeks back. Scanner shows P0401 Egr Insufficient Flow. While some people pointed the finger to Egr itself, i decided to search the other (easier) options first, starting with t

02.1.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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Volvo V70-S70 Instrument Cluster Removal

Volvo V70-S70 Instrument Cluster Removal

Tools needed: One Flat and one 25T torx screwdriver. It will be much easier to have somebody help you during the removal of instrument cluster. First remove the center air vent by prying it out from the bottom using the flat screwdriver . Remove the left air vent. Remove the side air vent by p

01.20.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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Exhaust and Muffler Pipe Repair

Exhaust and Muffler Pipe Repair

This is a simple and relatively short term repair. I did this around 7 months ago and it's still holding. It requires only 2 things: muffler cement and aluminum foil which is used to seal air ducts, you can find it at any Home Depot or hardware store. First, lift the car and support it on Jack Stand

01.16.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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W123 Mercedes Benz 300D Tachometer

W123 Mercedes Benz 300D Tachometer

This procedure will be performed on a 1982 Mercedes 300D w123. Tachometer on this car is not working. While there are a lot of other components that might cause this I am going to try something that is simple and we might get lucky . There is a junction connection located on the left side of engi

01.16.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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Lexus Es 300 Exhaust Manifold

Lexus Es 300 Exhaust Manifold

Es 300 Exhaust Manifold Gasket Replacement This procedure is performed on a 1992 Lexus Es 300 but is similar with a few changes for models up to 1996. After getting a fat price for labour from the mechanic i decided to go ahead and do it myself. It turned out it is not to difficult for a person wit

01.15.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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