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How to Replace a Power Mirror in a Toyota Tacoma

The replacement of the power mirror is simple in a Toyota Tacoma. However, the task requires removal of the entire door panel to access the electrical cords and that's the difficult part of the task. The process is the same for all model years of the Toyota Tacoma.

All About Pre Purchase Vehicle Inspection

Do you wish to own a car but are unable to do so because of the budget? Well, you can always settle for your dreams with a pre owned car. However, there are certain risk ...

How Do I Replace a Taillight Bulb in the Rear Door of a 2005 Lexus RX330?

Lexus produced the 2005 RX330 with a 3.3-liter engine capable of putting out 230 horsepower and 242 foot-lbs. of torque. Offered in both two- and all-wheel drive, the RX330 could achieve a combined average of 21 miles per gallon. Replacing a rear taillight bulb within the rear door hatch constitutes

How to Replace Windshield Wipers in a Honda Accord

Every couple of years, you'll notice that your Honda Accord wipers no longer remove water and debris effectively. Due to the popularity of the Honda Accord, you'll have no problem finding replacement wipers for the car. You can follow these instructions to replace your Honda Accord wipers with Anco

How to Reset the Engine Oil Life Button on a Buick Rainier

The Buick Rainier SUV made its debut as a 2004 model but was discontinued in 2007. Like the GMC Envoy it is based on, the Rainier is equipped with a DIC (Driver Information Center) system. The system alerts you when an oil change is due; however, the system will continue to alert you after the oil c

How to Change a Water Pump on a 2002 Ford Ranger

The cooling system in your 2002 Ford Ranger ensures that the engine doesn't overheat and freeze up. And the water pump is the center of the cooling system. When it is leaking or starts making noises during operation, it needs to be replaced to keep the engine cool and smoothly running. Replacing the

How to Maintain an Impact Wrench

Impact wrenches are pneumatic, socket-wrench power tools. These tools provide high-torque output without much effort expended by the user. Impact wrenches store up energy in a rotating mass and release that energy suddenly through the output shaft. Most impact wrenches are powered by an air compr

1967 to 69 Camaros

The 1967, 1968 and 1969 Camaros are first generation Camaros. The 1967 Camaro became available on Sept. 29, 1966. The Camaro was General Motors' answer to the popular Ford Mustang. The Camaro was Chevy's first "pony" car.

Western Auto Company History

George Pepperdine, founder of Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., founded Western Auto Supply Company. Although the business began as a mail-order firm, it grew to include more than 1,200 retail stores.

How to Remove the Dash on a Honda Civic

The exact process for disassembling the dash board in your Honda Civic will depend on the year of your car. The dash contains the radio, heater controls, steering column and instrument cluster, and it is made up of multiple trim panels in addition to the main panel. Complete disassembly may be neede

Odometer Rollback Fraud

Costing consumers over one billion dollars a year, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that almost half a million vehicles are sold each year that involve some form of odometer fraud. Rolling back an odometer is very profitable to an underhanded seller because each mile roll

How to Remove a Ford F-150 Water Pump

The Ford F150 has several different engine types, but the procedure for replacing the water pump is largely the same. The primary difference involves moving the air conditioner lines to get to the water pump without discharging Freon into the atmosphere. Once you notice that your truck is beginning

How to Test a 1993 Buick's Fuel Regulator

The fuel pressure regulator in your 1993 Buick is operated by engine manifold vacuum. During engine cranking, the fuel pressure regulator receives no vacuum from the engine because it is not running. As a result, maximum fuel pressure and volume is supplied to the injectors. When the engine starts,

Auto Repair Terms That Start With "A"

Be sure you know what you're reading before you start an auto repair. Car repair terminology can be confusing, but our complete dictionary should help out.

How to Replace a 97 Explorer Window Motor

Power-window motors provide the kinetic energy necessary for the 1997 Ford Explorer's window regulators to lift and lower the window glass. When you depress the window switch, an electronic charge transmits to the motor. The motor transforms that charge into kinetic energy it uses on the regulator.

Intrepid Car Problems

It is important to keep your Dodge Intrepid well maintained. Common automotive concerns involve engine, steering and suspension and electrical problems, which are made up of various components that can become defective and would need replacing.

How to Repair a Sticky Auto Dashboard

A sticky dashboard is an annoying side effect of an old and dirty dashboard. The stickiness typically is caused by gunk build-up on the surface of the dashboard but it also can be caused by peeling of the dashboard's vinyl cover, leaving an adhesive residue. Heat also can cause dyes and cleaners use

How to Replace the Ball Joints on a Nissan S13

The ball joints on a Nissan S13, also known as the Silvia, keep the suspension in check by making sure that the suspension flexes instead of snapping in half. The joints work similar to the ball joints in the human body. A ball and cup make up the joint. Grease is packed into the joint to lubricate

What Are Car Motor Mounts?

Motor mounts are key parts of a car that are often taken for granted. Over time though, motor mounts can wear out, causing excessive vibration and other issues. Motor mounts should be inspected regularly by a mechanic to make sure they are in serviceable condition.