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. These tutorials will help get you on your way, as long as your willing.
This video will show you how to check disc brake pad thickness on a Saturn S-Series car. To check the thickness of the front brake pads on the Saturn, you'll need to jack the vehicle up. Remove the wheel, turn the wheel to one side for better leverage, find the caliper and measure away. You'll figure out the brake pad thickness in not time.