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Auto Body Estimate Tools

When it comes to having work done on the body of your car, you want to know what the cost is going to be. There are a lot of tools out there that can help you get estimates for your auto body repair. If you are making an insurance claim or attempting to find out what your repair bill...

How to Check Air Pressure in a Tire in a Pontiac Grand Prix

The Grand Prix was first produced by Pontiac in 1962. Its longevity is in no small part thanks to the care its owners put into it. While checking oil and getting tune-ups may be second nature, Grand Prix owners may sometimes put safety and performance at risk by not checking the tire pressure. This

How to Replace the Serpentine Belt on a 2001 Ford Escort

The 2001 Ford Escort has one complete serpentine belt instead of three different belts. The serpentine belt controls all of the main accessories on the front of the engine. The serpentine belt has ribs in the inside of it that travel inside of the grooves on each pulley. Once the serpentine belt sta

Things You Should Consider Before You Restore a Car

I know that I have done articles like this in the past, and this one may or may not be different from them. My goal here is you help you with the questions that you have as you restore your classic or antique car.

How to Put on Nokia 6085 Faceplates

The Nokia 6085 is a standard cellular flip phone that comes equipped with a front faceplate that protects the inside screen. If you are bored with the look of your 6085, you can remove the faceplate and replace it with one of a different design. The best part about this process is that it doesn't in

How to Replace Pairs of Audi Tires

Changing out pairs of tires on your Audi is an easy procedure that you can do yourself to save some money compared to bringing it to a mechanic. Performing the change to replace pairs of tires can be necessary if your front tires have accumulated more wear than the rear tires. It's important to have

A Boat Graphics Buying Guide For The Uninitiated

Usually, people who enjoy sailing or speeding on motorboats over oceans, seas and rivers like to distinguish their boats from everything else that may be found on the water. This is one of the reasons why most boats carry a unique name which is usually chosen by the owner. In addition to naming the

How to Remove the Rear Disk Brakes on a Yukon

The anti-lock braking system of the GMC Yukon is designed to exceed the strictest safety standards of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To ensure that the brakes perform to those standards throughout the life of the vehicle, proper maintenance of the brake pads is required. Break p

How to Replace Oil in a Car

Your car needs regular maintenance, which means replacing the oil every 3,000 miles or so to keep engine parts properly lubricated. If you enjoy getting your hands dirty and like to tinker with cars, you can save a lot of money by replacing your own oil, so long as you dispose of your dirty oil prop

Instructions for Changing Pricing on a Speed Queen Micro Display Control

In a world where inflation is a common experience, prices increase on everything from staple goods to luxury items, and the cost of doing laundry is no exception. For coin operated laundry owners, rising costs of electricity and maintenance repairs can dramatically increase overhead costs of operati

How to Replace a GE Thermistor

The thermistor on your General Electric refrigerator is connected to the air damper assembly on the rear of the fresh food compartment. The thermistor reports the internal temperature of the compartment to the control board, which then opens or closes the damper and turns on the refrigerator's compr

How to Use Auto Ratchet Straps

Ratchet straps are handy tools when you need to secure something in a truck bed, trailer or roof rack. They are also useful in the interior of the vehicle to hold large objects in place. In order to get the most out of auto ratchet straps, it's important to understand how they work and how to use th

How to Idle a Boat Engine

It is important to prepare your boat properly to idle, whether you are in the water, or your boat is on a trailer in the driveway. You can idle the engine on the water to warm it up before heading out or on a trailer to get it ready for maintenance. It is a simple procedure, but requires some very p

Mechanical Seals - The Mechanism of Trust

In the construction business, usage of rotating and interconnected shafts has been gradually increasing over the years. In the competitive market, each construction wants to stay healthy and strong. Construction specialists and qualified Engineers have ...

How to Paint Burnout Cars

Painting a burnout car is no different than painting a regular car. Burnout cars typically need a lot of work to bring them back to what they once were. A new paint job is a great way to begin this process. A new paint job can be completed for minimal costs and can go a long way toward improving the

How to Remove the Heater Coil From a Kenmore Elite HE3

Accessing the heater coil for removal on a Kenmore Elite HE3 is different than many older dryers. The access for the heater assembly is through the front of the dryer, instead of the rear of the unit. This allows for quicker access to the heater without having to disconnect the rear of the dryer fro

Get Lots Of Good Tips Here About Auto Repair

When it comes to getting your car repaired, you may feel at a loss as to what steps you need to take. If that's how you feel, you can change it! Continue to read to ...

How to Adjust the Headlights in a Ford F-Series

Whether you see your headlights illuminating an oncoming driver or the trees off to the side of the road, you can bet it's time to adjust the headlights in your Ford F-Series. The way you adjust your headlights depends on the type of headlight assembly you have on your Ford F-Series truck.

How to Replace a Paseo Alternator Belt

The alternator belt on the Toyota Paseo model vehicle is a single belt that also controls the power steering pump, air conditioner compressor and the water pump. The belt is also called a serpentine belt. The serpentine belt is designed to fit around each of the engine accessories at the same time.

How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Blade Motor

Windshield wiper blade motors are the small box-shaped devices that operate the windshield wiper blades. The wiper motor is typically concealed underneath the wiper blades on the firewall, which helps to protect it from the elements. However, over time, these motors do burn out, so you'll need to kn