Engine Oil Change

Engine Oil Change

Changing the oil is relatively easy to do and it gives you the choice to get the best oil and filter for your engine at a cheaper price. Start by lifting the car and supporting it on jack stands. Never get under the car supported only with one jack, it's very dangerous. It is better to drain the oil

01.19.2010 | Maintenance |

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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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Volvo S70-V70 Abs Module

Volvo S70-V70 Abs Module

Having a problem with Abs and Traction controlĀ  is not a rarity on a V70/S70 Volvo. It is a common and expensive problem caused mostly by the Abs Module. The right way to fix this is to get a new one put in. It does not come cheap though, it's over $400 for a new one and around $200 to rebuilt it .

01.16.2010 | Car Tips |

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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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