Unless the windshield is obviously cracked, there are only two other possible causes to a leaky windshield. One is from the seal around the whole glass, because it's broken or worn by age, and the other is the more common culprit on LLV postal trucks, and that's where the side ...more
In this automotive repair video you will learn how to fix the ABS and speed sensor in a Dodge Dakota truck. Learn how to read diagnostic trouble code to evaluate trouble indicators and fix broken sensors. So if your speed sensor or ABS brake system are on the fritz in your Dod ...more
It happens more times than it should— negligent oil changes. This happens most often with aluminum oil pans on cars and trucks, because aluminum is fragile and should be treated with care and a gentle hand, not a torque power wrench. Using an air-impact gun will only cause dam ...more
Full-size pickups are more difficult than cars when or smaller trucks when it comes to repairs. Even something as simple as replacing the brake pads can become daunting. But if you're changing the brake pads on your Ford F-250 truck, this video will give you some much needed h ...more
Replacing a thermostat on a car or truck can be a taunting task. Let this guide be your repair manual as you are walked through the process of clearing the radiator hoses, adjusting clamps, sanding off grit, and more. Soon your Ford will have a brand new thermostat installed a ...more
A worn spark plug on your vehicle can cost you big time. Avoid these expensive repairs by replacing them every 30,000 miles. Watch this video to see how to change your car's spark plugs. So, open your auto's hood, find the row of spark plugs, and change them, one by one. Then ...more
Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the ...more
A frequent repair on the Grumman Long Life Vehicle (LLV) is changing out the window regulator on the side door of the postal truck. The United States Postal Service (USPS) uses these trucks for mail delivery, so the window regulator goes through a lot of use. The first thing t ...more
Unlike other automobiles, the LLV (Long Life Vehicle) postal truck is driven on the right side of the vehicle, not the left. This can complicate repairs for any mechanic if they're not familiar with these trucks which carry mail across the country by the United States Postal S ...more
Brake repair bills from a mechanic can be unmanageable, so learn how to do this auto repair yourself by watching this video. Using a 2000-07 Chevy Silverado as the example, this video demonstrates how to remove and replace a truck's rear brakes.
Replace your front door panel yourself following these step by step instructions. You will learn how to remove and install a front door panel on any 2002-08 Dodge Ram truck. This simple procedure is the first step to a number of other repairs.
The video begins with a guy saying that his Ford F-150 is making a weird sound. He turns the truck on and lets us hear the sound. The truck is then taken into a workshop and we find out that the engine has blown the spark plug. He says to get a cylinder head repair kit and so ...more
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.
This video will show you how to install a replacement side rear-view mirror on a 2002-2008 Dodge Ram truck. For this auto repair, you will use a T40 Torx driver, a Phillips screwdriver, a flat blade screwdriver and a 10mm wrench. This video also contains instructions for the e ...more
A common problem for an LLV postal truck is a transmission fluid leak at the speedometer drive gear on the side of the transmission. This video will show you how to repair this transmission leak at the seal. LLV stands for the Grumman Long Life Vehicle, which the United States ...more
If one of the tubeless tires on your hand truck or wheelbarrow has gone flat, sure, you could take it to a gas station and pay someone to fix it — or you could repair it yourself. For complete instructions on how to patch and inflate a flat tubeless tire, watch this free DIY g ...more
Don't pay tons of money for an expensive mechanic to work on your 1st Generation Ford Expedition. Learn how to repair it yourself! In this video tutorial, learn how to replace brake pads on a 2000 Ford Expedition truck. See the whole process of the brake pad changing. Just fol ...more
In this automotive repair tutorial you will learn how to do your own body work on rusted door panels. This particular tutorial shows you how to remove rust, fix dents and repaint the door skins on a 1999 Dodge Ram 4x4 but you can apply these body work principles to any similar ...more
This automotive repair video series shows you how to replace the water pump, water pump gasket, timing chain gasket, and oil seal on a 1998 Dodge Dakota Sport 4X4. If you have any or all of these problems in your Dodge Dakota truck, watch this video and learn how to fix the ti ...more
Replacing your engine's air filter is a relatively simple repair that can be done in a few minutes with minor tools in most cases. Always wear protective gloves and eyewear before you begin. This automotive video tutorial will show you how to replace an engine air filter in y ...more
See how to test the ignition system of your automobile. This automotive video tutorial contains basic testing procedure using an automotive test light as the detection tool. The test light will not be harmed during this procedure do to the low amperage of the system. This is ...more
Replacing your car's air cabin filter is a relatively simple repair that can be done in a few minutes with minor tools in most cases. Always wear protective gloves and eyewear before you begin. This automotive video tutorial will show you just how to replace an air cabin filt ...more
China is a hot mess of traffic and is stereotyped for spawning some of the craziest drivers in the world. The traffic jams are known to be so bad, drivers have been gridlocked for 9 straight days. A truck driver washes himself after waiting more than two days in the jam on an ...more
This article will show you how to lift a Chevy Venture van using a floor jack and jack stands. This procedure may work on other vehicle types and models, such as cars and trucks. The key is to use the proper sized heavy duty floor jacks and jack stands to lift your vehicle, a ...more
This may just be the most in-depth guide out there for replacing ball joints on trucks, so be prepared. You'll be learning the full details on replacing both the upper and lower ball joints on a 2-wheel drive, full-sized vehicle. To begin, grab all the necessary tools below, t ...more
This truck repair video shows you how to remove the bed from a Chevrolet C1500 W/T truck. This needs to be done to fix certain problems, in this case the fuel lines. Whatever reason you need to remove the bed from your Chevy, this video shows you how to do it properly. You wil ...more
This automotive repair tutorial shows you how to fix a broken power window on a 1998 Dodge Dakota Sport 4x4 when it won't go up or down. Even if you don't know exactly what is causing your power window not to work, this video will show you how to diagnose and fix the problem i ...more
In this automotive repair video series you will learn how to rebuild the transfer case in a 1998 Dodge Dakota 4x4 truck. If you transfer case needs repair, watch and learn how to fix it yourself. Part 1 of 4 - How to Rebuild a 1998 Dodge Dakota 4x4 transfer case. Part 2 of 4 ...more
Rolf shows you how to replace the clutch on 1998 Dodge Dakota 4x4 Sport Truck in this automotive repair tutorial. Replacing a clutch can be expensive but your truck won't run without one! So watch and learn how to replace the clutch on a Dodge Dakota 4x4 truck so you can do it ...more
In this automotive repair video you will learn how to replace the front and rear brakes on a 1998 Dodge Dakota 4x4 truck. Brakes are a crucial safety element that shouldn't be neglected so if you have bad brakes, watch this video and learn how to replace them. Part 1 of 2 - Ho ...more
If there's one thing in life you should know, it's how to take care of your car. Getting around town is one of this hardest things to do unless you have a car. Automobiles transport us to work, to school, to shopping centers and they even take us to our impossible in-laws, but ...more
Learn how to use a set of wire strippers to take the coating off of a piece of wire so that you can make a repair to your boat, car,truck,snow mobile trailer, camper etc Video: .
This quick auto repair video will show you how to replace a broken manual window regulator in your Ford F150, F250, or F350 pickup truck (1980-1996). Video: .
If the exterior door handle on your vehicle has seen better days, this how-to video should help you out. It shows how to repair a broken outside door handle on a Ford F150, F250, or F350 pickup truck (1980-1996). Video: .
There are two options when it comes to a dent in your car — live with it, cringing each time it enters your view, or get rid of it. While the latter is obviously the best option, most of us will probably just live with dents and dings since spare money is better spent on the a ...more
Everyone hates to feel like they've been taken advantage of, especially when buying a used vehicle. The thought comes across every car buyer's mind... "Did I just get taken by that smooth-talking salesman?" When it comes to cars, how do you know if you're really getting a good ...more
Only three things in life are certain: death, taxes, and getting a dent in your car or truck. Even if you're as careful as possible, you can't always account for runaway shopping carts, wrongly thrown footballs, out-of-nowhere light posts, and other real-life annoyances. Howe ...more