Replace Timing Belt in a Car

How To : Replace a serpentine belt on your car

Like a timing belt, a serpentine belt is an important tool that helps make sure that various tools are working. A/C, alternator, and power steering pump are just a small set of examples. Finding the right one for your car is easy, but adding it to your car can be a very diffic ...more

How To : Replace a timing belt on a 1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT

Before you begin, take note that this Mitsubishi engine is an interference engine, so damage will occur if this procedure is not done correctly. In this two-part tutorial, you'll see the process for replacing the timing belt on a 1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT with a 3.0L quad cam eng ...more

How To : Change the timing belt on an engine

The timing belt is one of the vital belts in your engine, ensuring that the valves work in sync with the engine. If your is worn out your car will lose performance and your engine might even be ruined! Watch this video to learn how you can replace your timing belt at home.

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 : Inspect and replace the fan belts on a car

The days of the fan belt in cars are no more. Most modern cars have a very similar drive belt, but changing them is a bit of a different process. In this video you will learn how to inspect a drive / fan belt and replace it if it's worn or broken.

How To : Use a vacuum gauge to diagnose a broken timing belt

There are several areas of your car that should contain a vacuum, and a vacuum gauge is a cheap easy way to identify all sorts of car problems. In this video you'll learn how to diagnose a bad timing belt with a vacuum gauge more cheaply and easily than any other method.

How To : Replace a serpentine belt on a Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L

In this video, we learn how to replace a serpentine belt on a Chevrolet Aveo. Start off by turning the passengers side wheel to the right and raising your car so you can get underneath it. Now, remove the nuts and bolts that are underneath the belt so you can get to it. When y ...more

How To : Replace the drive belt in an Infiniti G35

Infiniti is like no other car, it has emotion, it has soul, it inspires. There's a difference between being physically transported and emotionally moved, and you can tell them apart when you sit inside this magnificent automobile. Although the Infiniti is like a dream car, it ...more

How To : Replace the deck belt on your lawn tractor

Owning a lawn tractor is a big responsibility. Just like a car, there are many areas that need constant care and attention. One area that needs to be checked regularly is the law tractor's deck belt. This is needed to help spin the blad that is located underneath the machine. ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...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 : Check and replace belts in your automobile

Many of your cars engines critical components are driven by belts. Belts operate in tough conditions, such as high heat, high speed, and are under considerable tension. Since rubber is an unpredictable material, even under ideal conditions, belt failure is one of the most comm ...more

How To : Service a Porsche 944

This video gives a step by step tutorial how to service a Porsche 944. The service is demonstrated on an S2, but most steps are very similar for other versions. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are available at YouTube. Working under the car Remove engi ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Pass a California DMV Driving Test

If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more

How To : Replace your vehicles struts completely

If you need to replace the front struts on your car, but don't know how, this video should help. In this tutorial, you'll find out what tools you'll need and how to do it exactly. It can be a difficult job so make sure you have the time needed for this task. Good luck and enj ...more

How To : Pull a noisy car ignition SpongeBob toy prank

If you just happen to have one of those SpongeBob SquarePants chatterbox toys that were distributed at fast food restaurants a while back, then you just might be able to pull of this "Evil SpongeBob Toy Prank" from mastermind Kipkay. With this SpongeBob SquarePants prank, you ...more

How To : Replace your car's rear brake pad rotor

If you've been driving a car and constantly hear squeaking all the time, you would be wise to change your brakes. Not doing so can result in more damage to your car's brake pad rotor. If you have damaged it, then you're going to have to replace it as soon as possible. In this ...more

How To : Check and change the engine air filter in a car

Kim the in-house mechanic for Driverside shows you how to quickly and easily replace your cars air filter. The reason you would need to change your air filter is that over time the flow is reduced which consequently reduces your car's gas mileage. To change your air filter you ...more

How To : Change your automobile motor oil

With a few simple steps, you can change your motor oil yourself -- no need for an expensive mechanic to do it for you. So, watch this video to see the step-by-step instructions on how to change your vehicle's motor oil, saving you time and money. Change it every 6,000 miles f ...more

How To : Change your automobile spark plugs

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

How To : Check the brakes and brake pads on your car

The mechanic highlights about, when and how to check your car brakes. The usual indications that denote the time to check your brakes are when there is a: sound emitted in your brake, feel in the brake, vibration effect while applying brakes, or may even hear squealer tab whic ...more

How To : Make your UPS battery last a long time

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Set the ignition timing in an Acura Integra

If you recently have replaced the distributor in your car or plan on doing so, prepare to set the ignition timing in your car. This is a process that can take some time and requires the right tools for the job. Trying to start and use your car before you set the ignition timin ...more

How To : Remove and replace motorcycle handlebars

Is your old motorcycle's handlebar looking sadder than Mischa Barton's acting career? Then perhaps it is time to get them replaced. But don't waste your time and money on getting them fixed at a car shop. Instead, just check out this video to find out how to remove and replac ...more

How To : Choose the safest possible parking space

Cars are expensive to buy, replace or repair. Check out this video and learn how to avoid the most statistically dangerous parking areas. There is no guarantee that no one will touch your vehicle, but by take precautions you are much less likely to be targeted. You Will Need * ...more

News : Kick Ass at Pinball (Telekinetically)

At Germany's 2010 ceBIT Technology Fair, a company called Berlin Brain-Computer Interface demoed technology for mind controlled pinball. The game is controlled solely with brain impulses. Australia News reports, "'He thinks: left-hand or right-hand and the electrodes monitor ...more

How To : Take a Car Trip with Children

Planning the Trip Get lots of brochures Send for brochures of the places you will be visiting. Make a travel book with the brochures to get the grandchildren and their families excited. The best place to contact for these brochures are the Visitors Bureaus or the Chamber of ...more

How To : Safely drive a manual car

Before driving your car make sure that you put your seat belt on. There are three peddles in a car with a manual transmission. The first one on the left is the clutch. The next peddle is the brake. The peddle to the right is the gas peddle. The next thing you need to understan ...more

How To : Winterize your car heaters, defrosters, and wipers

This how-to video is about how to winterize the car windshield washer and windshield wiper. First winterizing a wiper is shown in this video, it includes both windshield wipers as well as windshield washers, every car has a windshield fluid reservoir which may be located in d ...more

How To : Fix a door that sticks

Instead of pushing, pulling, and cursing, why not fix that door that sticks? You Will Need * A screwdriver * Some cardboard * Screws that are larger than those in the hinges * A pencil * A belt sander or sanding block * A book or piece of wood * A solid wooden block Step 1. ...more

How To : Fit a washing machine belt

Washing machine belts can snap, or work loose, over time and reduce the effectiveness or even break your machine. This home appliance tutorial will get your machine running again. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on replacing a washing machine belt, watch this DIY video ...more

Sweatshop : A Bizarre Tower Defense Game with a Message

Tower defense games have taught us little. We already knew that defending castles from baddies was fun and that legions of weenies are the key to success in most real-time strategy situations. What other insights have they to offer? How about a lesson in sweatshop economics? ...more

How To : Avoid buying a “Lemon”

When it comes to used cars, it’s hard to make lemonade out of a lemon. So don’t get stuck with a piece of junk in the first place. You Will Need * A keen eye * A mechanic Step 1: Look inside Start with the interior. If there’s lots of wear-and-tear on what you can plainly see ...more

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