Replace Electrical Plugs

How To : Replace the plug-in of an electrical receptacle

This video home improvement tutorial is a basic explanation of the wiring in a plug-in electrical receptacle, so you'll know what to do when replacing one. Learn how to change the plug-in without short-circuiting or hurting yourself by watching this instructional wiring video.

How To : Replace an outdoor electrical plug and cover

If you're interested in replacing your existing outdoor outlet and cover because of cosmetic reasons or safety reasons, this tutorial should help. In the video, you'll be taken through the process of replacing an old existing outlet with a new one that is better suited to be ...more

How To : Replace electrical switches

Replacing a switch is a project almost anyone can tackle. In this how-to video, discover the right questions to ask to ensure you purchase the right switch for your needs. Then, learn the simple steps for installing your electrical switch or dimmer. Watch this video home impro ...more

How To : Replace an electrical socket step by step

Electrical sockets are often taken for granted. It's not until one of them breaks or stops working and our laptops won't turn on that we truly have a crisis (mostly over lost internet time). If your socket is broken, or if you just want to install a new electrical socket, che ...more

How To : Replace spark plugs in a car

This video shows how to replace spark plugs. This quick and easy job can help prevent major problems down the road. Replace spark plugs in a car. Click through to watch this video on helpfulvideo.com

How To : Replace spark plugs in a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace spark plugs in a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. First, prop your hood up and leave it open. Next, remove the hoses around the spark plugs and use a wrench to remove the casing around the plugs. After this, squeeze the top of the connector a ...more

How To : Replace an electrical light switch

In this video we learn how to replace an electrical light switch. First, turn the power off in your home. Then, remove the screws around the switch exposing the wires. Confirm that they are dead with a tester, then you can get started removing. Wrap electrical tape around the ...more

How To : Replace an electrical outlet

If your old outlet has become so loose that a cord barely stays in place, it's time to change it. It's not just an annoyance—it's a hazard. Learn how to replace an electrical outlet with this instructional video from Howcast. You Will Need: * A flathead screwdriver * A digita ...more

How To : Replace the spark plugs in a Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Replace the spark plugs on a 2006 Ford Escape SUV

Most do-it-yourself mechanics are afraid to touch newer model cars and trucks, even when it comes to changing spark plugs. This video will show you the process of replacing the spark plugs on a 2006 Ford Escape. The front three spark plugs are easy to get to, but the back thre ...more

How To : Replace a split circuit electrical outlet

Learn step-by-step how to replace a split circuit electrical outlet including safety tips and what to watch for to make sure an outlet is installed correctly. Replace a split circuit electrical outlet. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Replace breakers in an electrical panel

If for any reason you need to replace or add a circuit breaker to your electrical panel, you'll need to know how to do so. Luckily for you, this tutorial is here to help. In the video, you'll be taken through the process of removing a breaker from your electrical panel withou ...more

How To : Replace the burned out headlights in your car

In this Autos, Motorcycles & Planes video tutorial Tool Dude Tony will show you how to replace the burned out headlights in your car. It’s pretty simple. Open the hood. Then pull out the electrical connector by pressing down on the locking mechanism and pulling it straight bac ...more

How To : Remove a broken light bulb from the socket

Use this safe and easy technique next time you need to replace a shattered light bulb. You Will Need * Needle-nose pliers * Work gloves * Safety glasses * Electrical tape (optional) WARNING Working with electricity is dangerous. Be extremely careful and, if you have any dou ...more

How To : Fix bObi's Left or Right Wheel

With just a Phillips head screwdriver and this walk-through, you can open and close any bObi robot vacuum. So long as you have a replacement wheel, follow these steps to install it yourself. Video: . Step 1: Unscrew the Appropriate Wheel The left and right wheels are held on ...more

How To : Wire an electrical plug in the United Kingdom

Here's how to remember what wires go where when wiring a plug in the United Kingdom. UK plugs have two or three wires going into them: brown, blue and yellow-green. L in the blue tells you it goes on the left. The R on the brown tells you it goes on the right. If there's a yel ...more

How To : Change the spark plugs on a modern car

Spark plugs are some of the most important parts of your car. Engines flatly don't work without them. If you're having misfires or other engine issues, watch this video to learn how to check your spark plugs and replace them if need be.

How To : Change spark plugs in a Cobalt

This video shows you how to replace the spark plugs in your vehicle. This video is using a Chevy Cobalt but the procedure is similar on most cars -just make SURE you check your manual and buy the right kind of spark plugs and get them gapped.

How To : Service a Peugeot 206 Compact Car

This video gives a step by step tutorial how to service a Peugeot 206 with the 1.4 liter engine. Please note that the video is not in English, but you can follow along by watching the video and following the written instructions below. Work under the car. Change the oil and r ...more

How To : Make a sword out of foam

Poke, jab, and stab your opponent without taking out an eye. You Will Need * 1/2-inch PVC pipe * A hacksaw * Measuring tape * Sandpaper * Gray duct tape * A swim noodle * A razor blade * 100% silicon caulk * A caulk gun * Open cell foam * Electrical tape * Cellophane (optional ...more

How To : Wire a Type G electrical plug

The Type G plug is the standard plug in the United Kingdom, usually 230V and 50Hz, and is referred to as the BS1363 (British Standards 1363). It's most commonly referred to as the "13-amp plug" because it has a 13-amp fuse inside. The wires consist of a hot (or live) wire, neu ...more

How To : Maintain your home electrical wiring and fixtures

Jon Olson shows us how to replace an electrical outlet and how to replace a wall switch as well as some other electrical tips you can use around the home. Part 1 of 15 - How to Maintain your home electrical wiring and fixtures. Maintain your home electrical wiring and fixtures ...more

How To : Design a safe kitchen

Home accidents. It's up to you to protect your family… your children… from accidents in the home. And there's one place that seems to get the most attention when dealing with safety concerns… The kitchen is one of the busiest, most accident-prone rooms in the house. Design a k ...more

How To : Replace the camshaft sensor on a Nissan Altima

In this video, Richpin demonstrates how to replace the camshaft sensor in a Nissan Altima. The cam sensor is located by the cylinder box. First, remove the electrical connector off of the sensor. Push up on the lock on the bottom of the sensor to pull back and remove the conne ...more

How To : Replace a distributor cap

A distributor cap sends electricity to spark plugs in a car engine. Learn how to replace a distributor cap from a professional mechanic in this free automotive video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Replace a distributor cap. Replace a distributor cap - Part 2 of 7. Click through ...more

How To : Replace a standard switch with a dimmer switch

This video demonstrates how to replace a standard switch with a dimmer switch. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to replace a standard switch ...more

How To : Change the spark plugs on a 4.7L V8 Jeep engine

A spark plug is a device that fits into the cylinder head of an engine and ignites compressed fuel with an electrical spark. This video tutorial demonstrates how to change the spark plugs on a 4.7L V8 Jeep engine. When changing spark plugs, wait until the engine has cooled dow ...more

How To : Do basic home electrical repairs

Expert electrician Danny Herb demonstrates in easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions how to replace a light switch and how to replace a wall socket. He begins by showing you how to turn off the circuit breaker, an essential first step to any electrical repair, and offers sa ...more

How To : Replace a light switch

Faulty switches are easy to fix; you just have to exercise caution. You will need a screwdriver, a new switch, and a circuit tester. Electrical repairs don't need to be dangerous, just be careful. Watch this video home repair tutorial and learn how to replace a light switch.

How To : Replace a distributor in an Acura Integra

There are so many pieces that make up a car nowadays and it's important to know how it works and how to replace it. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to replace a distributor in an Acura Integra. If you don't know, a distributor is a device in the ignition system that rout ...more

How To : Change out the spark plugs on your car

1. First remove the Electrical connections by release the button to unlock them without pull them harshly. Gently remove the Bolts to make loose and take out the spark plug coil. 2. Remove the coil assembly and set outside. Now remove the existing spark plug and be careful to ...more

How To : Replace a brake light

You can get an expensive ticket for driving with a busted tail light. But that's not all. Driving with a faulty brake light can be dangerous. Replacing the bulb is a simple task that takes only a few minutes. You Will Need *A screwdriver *A replacement bulb *A friend’s help ...more

How To : Install track lighting

This video shows how to install track lighting where you want to add or direct light. The first thing to do is to turn off the power to the circuit. If you don't have an electrical box where you want the lighting, you can purchase one at any home improvement store. If you have ...more

How To : Hang ceiling drywall

Drywall is a great way to easily cover the studs, electrical, and piping that hide inside your ceiling. You can even use drywall to replace cracked plastered ceilings without the technical expertise needed to smoothly cover a ceiling with plaster. Drywall is commonly availabl ...more

How To : Replace the windshield washer pump in a Saturn car

This video demonstrates how to replace the windshield washer pump in a Saturn S series car. Remove the reservoir by unscrewing the bolt and lift the reservoir and slide it back to take it off the mount. Disconnect the electrical connector by squeezing the clips and pull the co ...more

How To : Install a car alarm on a Viper 5900

In this tutorial, we learn how to install a car alarm on a Viper 5900. First, read your manual and figure out which wires go where, then label them so you don't confuse them. Next, grab all the tools you will need and have them prepared and ready. After this, find the electric ...more

How To : Replace the knock sensor in a Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Replace a GFI outlet & how it works

GFI stands for Ground Fault Interrupter and is used in areas that have water. The first thing you should do before replacing anything electrical is shut off the power in the area you are working. When you remove the old outlet, you will notice a series of wires going into the ...more

How To : Install a thermostat

Getting a pro to replace a broken thermostat can be costly, but if you pay close attention, you can learn how to replace it yourself. You Will Need * A Phillips screwdriver * Masking tape * A pen * A new thermostat * A level * A drill with a 3/16-inch bit * Drywall anchors * A ...more

How To : Repair motorcycles

In this do-it-yourself motorcycle maintenance course on video, learn how to fix and repair your hog, so that you can ride cross country without having to stop in at a mechanic. The ultimate riding experience is characterized by freedom and independence: to be in charge of your ...more

How To : Change spark plugs

In this series John explains how to read spark plugs, how to diagnose when they are bad or need replacing and then how to replace and test them. It's a pretty simple task, and it'll save you money if you learn to do it yourself. Please make sure to check your car's repair manu ...more

How To : Tune up your car

In this video series, learn from expert mechanic Nathan McCullough as he teaches and demonstrates how to tune-up a car and do a complete vehicle overhaul. Learn how to check your transmission fluid, air filter, power steering fluid, clutch fluid, brake fluid, radiator and cool ...more

How To : Use a finishing sander

In this online video series, learn how to use a finishing sander and how to maintain it, from woodworking instructor Jon Olson. He will teach you the parts of a finishing sander, and general safety and electrical safety for using a finishing sander. Jon will demonstrate how to ...more

How To : Replace the hose on a Dyson DC07 vacuum cleaner

Watch to learn how to replace the hose on a Dyson DC07 vacuum cleaner. This Dyson spare parts video we show how to remove and replace the Dyson DC07 Hose Assembly. A broken vacuum hose will cause poor suction. eSpares videos show you how to fit common spare parts and accessor ...more

How To : Replace the door seal on a Neff refrigerator

Watch to learn how to replace the door seal on a Neff refrigerator. You'll remove and replace the fridge door seal on a Neff fridge. Replacing the fridge seal is an energy saving tip: If there is a fridge door seal gap, you will not create the correct fridge temperature to sto ...more

How To : Replace the wave guide cover in a Neff microwave

Watch to learn how to replace the wave guide cover in a Neff microwave. You'll remove and replace the waveguide cover on a Neff microwave. Microwave sparks, or arcing in the microwave, could be the result of a damaged waveguide cover. As part of this microwave maintenance vide ...more

How To : Replace basket wheels in an Electrolux dishwasher

Watch to learn how to replace basket wheels in an Electrolux dishwasher. You'll remove and replace upper basket wheels and lower basket wheels on an Electrolux dishwasher. Broken dishwasher basket? Perhaps you have a missing basket wheel. As part of dishwasher maintenance we r ...more

How To : Replace spray arms in an Electrolux dishwasher

Watch to learn how to replace spray arms in an Electrolux dishwasher. You'll remove and replace spray arms on an Electrolux dishwasher. Dishwasher not working properly? You may have a broken upper spray arm or blocked lower spray arm. As part of dishwasher maintenance we also ...more

How To : Use a random orbit sander

In this series of instructional videos, expert Jon Olson demonstrates how to use a random orbit sander, including tips on how to create bevels, replace discs and brushes, empty the dust bag and general cleaning, care and basic maintenance of the tool. He also covers tool safet ...more

News : Hack hard drives into working speakers

Old Hard Drive + MP3 player = Music This equation just doesn't make sense. If you're an iPod addict, the HD element is redundant! Well, take a second look at what constitutes a speaker and what a hard drive is made of. They are more alike than you'd think. Rip apart a junked ...more

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