The CV axles (halfshafts) on your front-wheel drive car can develop a rip or leak pretty easily, leading to noisy driving and eventually axle unreliability. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to remove and install a CV halfshaft.
Cylinder heads are tough pieces of metal, and determining whether one is bad if it isn't snapped in half isn't as easy as it sounds. Watch this video to learn a fast and accurate way of assessing whether a cylinder head is bad.
Power steering is one of the nicest and least-appreciated amenities of the modern car, and if yours stops working you'll know it fast. In this video you'll learn how to check if your power steering hose is leaking and how to replace it if it is.
This tutorial is only for those who need it! Please don't be stupid and try to commit a crime. Anyway, in this tutorial you'll find out how to hotwire a Nissan Patrol in the likely event that you lose your keys. Messing with a cars wiring can be bad news if you don't have any idea of what you're doing, so be careful. Good luck and enjoy!
This educational video shows you how you can mount your own tires. It may take you longer than the tire shop to mount your own tires, but it can still be done. See how to use your own muscle and a few simple tools to mount a tire on a rim.
A complete step by step automotive installation video on how to change a '79 F150 truck from drums to rear disc brakes. Disc brakes are newer technology that provide more stopping power and easier maintenance than older drum brakes. If you have a Dana 70 (1979 F150), bring it up to date and replace those old drum brakes with newer, better disc brakes. The guys at Redneck TV will make it easy for you.
Are your rear brake shows worn out and making noise? Well, then today's you lucky day, because Scotty Kilmer is going to show you how to change brake shoes on a car. First, you'll need to jack up the car a few inches from the ground. Take of the wheel, then get a big hammer and whack the drum a few times to loosen it up. Take it off. For the rest of the repair instructions, watch the full video!
In order to change a flat tire on a motor scooter, you will need the following: the wrench that came with your scooter, a tire tube, a socket wrench, an allen wrench, a standard wrench, and a Phillips head screwdriver.
Some of you out there actually own a Honda Odyssey, and if you do, you may be in desperate need of some new drum brake shoes. In this video, Eric shows you how easy it is to remove and replace drum brake shoes on a 2001 Odyssey. There's some good info on drum brake servicing, plus more!
One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple maintenance on your automobile, but you may need a few tools. Invest in the basic tools and you'll be prepared for just about any car malfunction you can think of. This tutorial will help get you on your way, as long as...
This is a step-by-step guide to removing and installing the front wheel bearing hub on a 1993-2004 Dodge Intrepid. The tools you will need are a jack and jack stands, wrenches, sockets, ratchets, a screwdriver, a hammer, a C-clamp, a torque wrench, and a breaker bar.
There are several ways you can remove window tinting. This video will show you how you can use a steamer and razor blade to peel and scrape of the tinting of a back window in a car. The steam heater will get the tint coat to separate from the glass. Depending on how old and the quality of the tint will determine how easy this process is. Hopefully you have a good tint job which will allow for easier removal. You can use Windex to finish removing any residue left when you are done. You may nee...
Here's my video tutorial on how to completely disassemble a diesel pump.
The video gives a step by step tutorial on how to replace the water pump, all belts and the shaft seals on a Porsche 944 S2.
Electrical diagrams are hard to read for all but the most mechanically-inclined, and the ones for the power windows on cars are notoriously complicated. This three-part video will teach you how to read these diagrams and make sense of what you see.
Jeeps, for all their rugged charm, are not very well-made cars. They are rife with mechanical issues, and the '02 Jeep Liberty is no different. In this video you'll learn how to fix the A/C draining issues in these cars that leads to the passenger side carpet getting wet.
Suspension struts are vital parts of ensuring your car's ride quality and handling. If yours are old and worn-out, you probably know it. Watch this video for easy step-by-step instructions that will help you replace your suspensions struts yourself at home on nearly any type of suspension.
In this tutorial, we learn how to replace the stock air filter on a Ninja motorcycle. Start off by opening up the air box using an Allen wrench. After this, take the bolts out of this and set the air box cover down. Now, remove the air filter to see how dirty it is. If the air filter is full of residue, then you need to change it! Now, clean the inside of the air filter area with a wash cloth . After this, replace your new air filter back into the right spot. Next, apply the filter cover back...
Error code P0300 is one of the most infamous in auto maintenance, indicating random misfires in the engine. This can mean several different things, and in this video mechanic Scotty Kilmer will teach you how to figure out where the problem is and fix it.
Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the back side of the welded area, etc. In this article we are going to discuss why fiberglass is required for auto body repair.
If you pull the spark plugs out of your engine and they are covered in oil, that might seem terrible, but the problem really isn't that bad in all likelihood. Your probably have a spark plug tube leak, and this video will show you how to find and fix just such a problem.
In this tutorial, we learn how to bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle. If you have broke your kickstand switch, you can easily bypass it while you are on the road so you can set your bike. All you need to do this is a piece of electric tape. If you don't have this on your bike, the vehicle will completely turn off while it's in use. To do this, unplug the switch that is the kickstand safety switch. There will be two electrical tabs in this, stick a screwdriver in them to remove...
Knowing how fast you're going is an important part of safe, legal driving. If you own a Chrysler and your speedometer has stopped working, there is hope. Watch this video for the procedure you need to reset the speedometer on a newish Chrysler.
To determine what is causing your windshield wipers to malfunction and not work, it is important to investigate the wiper motor and switch to determine if either is causing the problem.
Figuring out exactly where a small leak is in a solid black car tube is tough. That's where the smoke machine comes in. In this video you'll learn how the party staple can help you test an evap line for leaks.
Just because your car shows an error code doesn't mean you should pull any parts. This video will show you how to confirm error code P 0340 on a Nissan (Bad Cam Sensor) by using a lab scope to check the cam sensor.
If your Astro van is performing poorly (or perhaps not at all), one solution is to replace the hydroboost. Fix your power brakes and power steering with a new hydroboost. You'll need some moderate familiarity with auto mechanics to do this.
In this automotive repair video you will learn how to fix the ABS and speed sensor in a Dodge Dakota truck. Learn how to read diagnostic trouble code to evaluate trouble indicators and fix broken sensors. So if your speed sensor or ABS brake system are on the fritz in your Dodge Dakota truck, watch this video and learn how to check and fix them.
If you've got oil leaking into the spark plug wells on your Honda Accord, you're not alone. This a pretty common problem, and fortunately for you this video is here to show you how to fix it, assuming you're decent at auto maintenance already. Make sure you line everything up when you reinstall the rock assembly!
Find out how to patch up your radiator hose long enough to drive to the auto parts store or your local mechanic and replace it with a new one.
The Mercury Mariner, Ford Escape, and Mazda Tribute are the exact same car with different skins, so what works on one works exactly the same on the others. Watch this video to learn how to replace the rack and pinion steering gears on any of these cars.
Want to replace the lower ball joint on your two-wheel Ford F150? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this repair video can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about 13 minutes. For all of the details, and to get started yourself, take a look!
Gaskets are the bane of most complex vehicles, but that doesn't mean that every time the coolant is leaking from the Chevy 3.8 motor the intake gasket is leaking. The problem can also be a leaking coolant bypass tube, and this video will show you how to diagnose and fix that problem.
By trial and error, I have found a good way to remove the door panel from a 2002 Ford Explorer (and other similar years).
This automotive repair tutorial shows you how to fix a broken power window on a 1998 Dodge Dakota Sport 4x4 when it won't go up or down. Even if you don't know exactly what is causing your power window not to work, this video will show you how to diagnose and fix the problem in your Dodge Dakota 4x4 truck.
Does your car engine blow white or blue smoke when your first start it up and then stop? That usually means that your engine valve seals aren't working correctly. Watch this video to learn how to find and fix the problem.
In this video, learn a great performance upgrade for your vehicle that costs nothing! Eric talks about his old Honda Integra and his irritation at its throttle response. But cars like this have cables that run to the throttle and sometimes they get loose. All you need to do is tighten the cables!
If your engine is leaking oil from under the pulley in the front of the engine, you probably need to replace the oil pump seal. In this video Emmy Award-winning mechanic Scotty Kilmer will teach you how to do just that at home.
In this four part video demonstration, learn how to build your own HID projector headlights. The four parts cover the following:
It happens more times than it should— negligent oil changes. This happens most often with aluminum oil pans on cars and trucks, because aluminum is fragile and should be treated with care and a gentle hand, not a torque power wrench. Using an air-impact gun will only cause damage when installing the bolts, causing the oil to leak from the pan.