Fix Dents in Car

How To : Fix a Car Dent with a Hair Dryer and a Freezer

See how easy it is to fix a dent in the body panel of a car with a hair dryer, a freezer (e.g. canned air, dry ice, etc.), and patience. Watch both videos to see the before and after. Don't Miss: 8 Easy Ways to Remove Dents Without Ruining the Paint Video: . Video: .

How To : Fix Your Car Dent with a Hair Dryer

If you've ever dinged your car—or worse, a friend's or parent's car—and caused a dent, you know how expensive it can be to fix. A two-second mistake can end up costing hundreds of dollars, but you can save yourself repairs costs and a headache with just a couple of household i ...more

How To : Fix a Car Dent with Dry Ice

After seeing many posts online about dry ice removing car dents, we put it to the test. It worked pretty well. The heat versus cold forces the panel of the car to constrict and suck out the dent. This is great for avoiding ridiculous costs of auto paint and auto body repair co ...more

How To : Fill holes or dents in car bodywork

Don't pay bodyshop charges to fix small holes or dents in your car's bodywork. Haynes gives you some tips on getting good results with fibreglass and filler. Fill holes or dents in car bodywork. Click through to watch this video on youtube.com

How To : Remove a Car Dent with a Lighter

This instructional video shows how to remove a dent from your car using only a cigarette lighter and some aluminum foil. This quick fix can save a lot of money on expensive auto repairs. Watch this video how-to video and learn how to fix a dinged car with a lighter. Don't Mis ...more

How To : Remove car dents with a reusable electrode

In order to remove car dents with reusable electrode, you will need to remove all of the paint first. For this project, you will need a sander, an electrode, and a hammer or mallet. Make sure that you are wearing your protective gear (i.e. goggles, respiratory mask while remo ...more

How To : Fix a car that cranks but won't start

If your car cranks but won't start, there are one of two main things that could be wrong: the fuel system or the spark plugs. In this video you'll learn how to figure out which problem your have and how to fix it.

How To : Fix Plastic Car Bumpers

If you are wanting to learn how to perform small repairs to your car, then plastic repair is something you need to learn how to do. Cars are using more plastic now than ever before. With car required to increase fuel mileage, I don't see the use of plastic going away. In this ...more

How To : Inspect your car alternator and fix it if it's bad

The alternator in your car is a vital part of your electrical system. If your battery is draining quickly or your battery light comes on for no reason, you probably have a bad alternator. Watch this video to learn how to assess problems with the alternator and fix them yourself.

How To : Figure out what's draining your car battery and fix it

Figuring out what was causing your old car battery to drain power was easy, but on modern cars it's more complicated due to their large number of electrical devices. In this video you'll learn how to find out what's draining the battery on your new car and fix it.

How To : Remove dents from your car with dry ice

Save yourself a trip to the body shop to have small dents removed from your car. Watch this instructional video and learn how you can remove dents and dings from your exterior with dry ice - and without damaging your paint. Hide those dings before anyone notices. Follow along ...more

How To : Find out why your car is overheating and fix it

The internal combustion engine is hot by it's very nature, and keeping it cool is vital to keeping your car running. In this video you'll learn how to figure out why your car is overheating and fix some common causes of the problem.

How To : Fix a scratch on your car

Fix those little scratches before they become big rust marks. Learn how to fix a scratch on your car. Howcast prevents all the necessary steps for ridding your car of that ugly scratch. You Will Need: * Your car’s VIN number * Car-wash liquid * Clean cotton cloth * 1,500- to ...more

How To : Fix oil leaks and clean your car engine

Ballin' on a budget? Mad Mike demonstrates how to get a clean engine with no oil leaks with this car tutorial video. Watch as Mad Mike guides you along the process with step by step instructions. Also covered is how to use an oil gun, which makes it easier to put the oil in th ...more

How To : Fix a flat tire on a car or truck

Every driver should be able to repair a flat tire. Flats can come at any time, but you don't want to let one ruin your trip. Take charge of the situation by patching your own tire when you have a nail or some other puncture.

How To : Fix the low oil pressure light in your car

Does the Low Oil Pressure light in your car always come on? Experienced mechanic Scotty Kilmer shows you a few strategies on how to make this light shut off. Make sure your oil is not too low before trying anything else.

How To : Fix error code P0300 for random misfires on your car

Error code P0300 is one of the most infamous in auto maintenance, indicating random misfires in the engine. This can mean several different things, and in this video mechanic Scotty Kilmer will teach you how to figure out where the problem is and fix it.

How To : Give a car a custom paint job

This how-to video shows viewers how to create their own custom paint job at home by yourself. The segment is a continuous video in fast forward. The video explains how to do everything from taking molding off, sanding the old paint, fixing the dents with bondo, to the actual s ...more

How To : Repair a car

In this auto body repair tutorial, learn from insurance adjuster Lyndon Graves how professional mechanics fix wrecked cars. Lyndon will show you how the pros evaluate the cost of auto body repair, how bent car frames are straightened, how to replace the inner panel of a wrecke ...more

How To : 9 DIY Tricks for Cleaning Your Car

Ever see those cars so covered in dirt, dust, and grime that someone writes "Wash me" on it using their finger? Well, for those cars' sakes, as well as cases less extreme, a word of advice: procrastination is not a solution — it can only compound the problem. Self-cleaning car ...more

How To : Find evidence of low oil pressure in your car

If the oil pressure gauge on your car is acting erratic, you might think that the fuel pump or filter on your car is bad. Assuming is not the way to fix your car, and in this video you'll learn how to figure out what is causing your low oil pressure, possibly saving you having ...more

How To : Fix error codes P0340 & P0341 on a Saturn S-Series

IF you have a Saturn S-Series and it's thrown a P0340 or P0341 error code at your on the scanner after the check engine light has come on, you might be wondering how your cam position sensor can be off if you don't actually have one in your car. Watch this video to learn exact ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Fix error code P0500 on a Nissan Quest

If the speedometer on your car isn't working and the check engine light is on, get your scanner out and look for code P0500. If you get that code, watch this video to learn a quick easy fix for the problem.

How To : Jack up a car safely

Everyone should know how to use the jack that comes with his or her car. Try this at home so if you ever get a flat, you'll know where the jack is and how to use it to fix that tire. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to jack up a car safely. Park the car on level grou ...more

How To : Make a quick-fix pantyhose alternator belt

You're driving down the road and all of a sudden SNAP—your alternator belt just snapped. You're losing power fast and need a quick fix, but there's no mechanic in sight. If you have a woman in the car, you may have a simple quick belt replacement—pantyhose. That's right, some ...more

How To : Repair air conditioning leaks in your car

If the air conditioner in your car has stopped pumping cold air out, you probably have a refrigerant leak somewhere in the system. In this video you will learn how to find the leak in your A/C and fix it, keeping yourself cool and comfortable.

How To : Change an automobile tire

No one wants or needs a flat tire. If you do get one, however, don't get all flustered — changing a tire is as easy as buying groceries or going to the gym. How do you know you’re losing precious air pressure or if the tire’s already gone?! 1. Your car’s computer system info ...more

How To : Fix your own drive shaft with new U-joints

If the drive shaft on your car is making clunking noises as you drive, it may be time for a new set of U-joints. In this video Emmy-winning TV mechanic Scotty Kilmer will teach you how to install U-joints in your own car and fix your drive shaft.

How To : Pimp my ride even with dents and scratches

This was a cool video to watch because you get to see how a car is repaired after minor scratches and dents without having to get a new paint job on the whole car. It's not a how to do it yourself video but shows you can pimp your ride at a resonable price. It also gives out h ...more

How To : Replace the electric fuel pump in a Chevy Tahoe

Don't let an overpriced mechanic take control of your Chevy Tahoe repairs, learn to fix your car yourself. Learn from an ASE certified Master Automobile Technician with over 14 years of experience. He'll teach you how to replace the electric fuel pump in a Chevy Tahoe. This st ...more

How To : Repair thermostat housing

Learn how to fix a car's thermostat housing with expert automotive tips in this free online car maintenance and repair video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Repair thermostat housing. Repair thermostat housing - Part 2 of 7. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com ...more

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