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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.

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,

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

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.