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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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How to Replace a Water Inlet Heater Hose on a 1998 Honda Accord

May 14th, 2015 · No Comments

Replacing a Heater Hose on a 1998 Honda Accord It seems to be an odd thing, but when I have some car trouble and I think I can fix, I tend to feel a little good about being able to repair my own car – not to much though, I hate having car troubles, but I like being […]

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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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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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