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OBD2 Scan Tools and Code Readers

June 17th, 2015 · No Comments

OBDII (On Board Diagnostics – second implementation) is a system installed in all modern vehicles whereby you can connect a code reader to the vehicle and get diagnostic information.  Sometimes it will identify a faulty part exactly, sometimes it will identify a problem and you will need to trace it back to the cause, it […]

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Repairing Leaking Polybutylene Pipe with PEX Pipe and Sharkbite PEX Fittings

September 25th, 2013 · No Comments

I came across a mobile home that had a bad leak under a sink from some old polybutylene (PB) plumbing.  The plastic plumbing had deteriorated and it was leaking from its connections  I tried fixing the leaks with rubber washers I had on hand and teflon thread tape, but it wasn’t working as well as I had hoped.  After reasearching the […]

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How to fix a Leaking Fuel Injector and Gas Smell inside your Car

September 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

I noticed a gas smell in my 1998 Honda Accord not too long after working with the fuel injectors when I was having an oxygen sensor problem with the car.  I thought it might be a leaking fuel injector because I had removed and cleaned the injectors. Gas Smell Inside The Car The gasoline smell seemed to be both […]

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Failing Oxygen Sensor Causing 98 Honda Accord to Stumble

July 24th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Oxygen Sensor Causing Hesitation on Acceleration I started experiencing some odd behavior with my 98 Honda Accord some time ago which was related to a failing oxygen sensor.  The engine stumbled and bogged down as if it wasn’t getting any fuel when under load approximately one to two minutes after starting the car from a cold start.  Acceleration […]

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Using my Craftsman Bolt-Out Damaged Bolt and Nut Removers

March 10th, 2012 · No Comments

Another Rounded Off Nut I recently got the chance to use one of my Craftsman Bolt-Out damaged bolt and nut removers.  I bought them when they went on sale a while back after seeing a mechanic use a similar set to remove a bolt for me after I had spent an entire evening cutting another nut […]

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93 Honda Accord Leaking Coolant Behind the Engine Block

March 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Honda Accord Leaking Coolant While driving home from work one day I stopped to get some gas.  While pumping the gas, I noticed a pool of what appeared to be Radiator fluid under my car.  I wondered if my car was leaking coolant;  I bent down to look and did not see any antifreeze leaking from […]

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Simple Automotive Tune Up Work You Can Do Yourself

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments

When attempting to improve a cars performance and to avoid problems occurring over time, regular vehicle maintenance should be performed. Auto maintenance doesn’t always necessary mean you have to take your car to the mechanic. This article provides information on how to perform many of these basic maintenance tasks which can be performed by most owners with only a few hand tools and their owners manual as a guide.

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Replacing a Torn CV Boot on a 98 Honda Accord

September 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I noticed I had a torn CV Booton my car and decided to replace it. In this post I discuss the steps we went throught to remove the old boot and install a new one and a few things we could have done to have made the job easier.

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How I Fixed My AC When it Stopped Working

August 18th, 2010 · No Comments

My AC, Heater and Thermostat stopped working one day. This is how I tracked down the problem and fixed it.

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Transmission Problems with my 93 Honda Accord

August 14th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Some time ago I began noticing some erratic behavior with my 93 Honda Accord transmission. The problem turned out to be related to the transmission computer and I was able to fix it myself with a few hand tools and a few dollars worth of parts from radio shack

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