DIY Honda Auto Repair and Maintenance

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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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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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How to read OBD1 Diagnostic Codes on a 1993 Honda Accord

April 24th, 2010 · 3 Comments

After experiencing some car trouble on the way to work one morning in my 1993 Honda Accord, I decided I needed to read my OBD2 diagnostic codes. This article explains how I read the OBD2 diagnostic codes.

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Rekeying a Schlage Deadbolt Lock

December 24th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This is part 3 of a three part series on rekeying locks. In this article I will relate my experience rekeying a Schlage deadbolt lock.

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Tools and Parts Commonly Found in Lock Rekeying Kits

December 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Continuation of article series on rekeying locks. This article identifies many tools and parts commonly found in lock rekeying kits.

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Getting Your Locks Rekeyed

December 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

This post describes how you can rekey your own locks and provides links to resources for getting the materials for and further information on rekeying locks.

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