If you're driving down the road in your vehicle (manual transmission), and you step on the gas, but aren't accelerating as fast as you should, even though the RPMs are solidly rising, you may have a slipping clutch. If you think that you clutch may be the problem in your stand ...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
If your tailgate won't stay up you may need to replace the tailgate support cables. This video shows how to replace the tailgate support cables for any 2002-2008 Dodge Ram Truck. Replacing the support cables is a very simple procedure.
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to replace the clutch shoes in RC Nitro Trucks or cars. First, stick a screwdriver through the back of the clutch and remove the bolt from the back. Now, you will see the clutch and a spring that is on the side of it. Take this out, then you will ...more
An important part of routine auto maintenance is replacing your engine's air filter. This video shows how to remove the old air filter and install a new one on a 2002-2008 Dodge Ram truck. A clean air filter improves your truck's fuel efficiency.
Headlights are one of the most important safety features in any car or truck. This video shows you how to replace the headlights and bulbs in a 2002-2008 Dodge Ram truck, so that you won't be slowed down by a broken or burnt out headlight.
The rear door track is a must-have for postal workers on their LLV postal trucks. If they can't open the back cargo door, how would they get us our mail? So, when dealing with a broken cargo door track, this video will help you replace the roller track, which is actually quite ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to replace a broken axle on a Volcano SV. First, take off the wheel. Next, remove the axle piece out with a hex wrench. To get it entirely out, use your hex wrench to move out the long screws. Make sure you take them out at about the sa ...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
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
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
The control arm on a Grumman Long Life Vehicle, or LLV, postal truck (used by the United States Postal Service (USPS)) is exactly the same as the control arm on the Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck, so the replacement procedure is almost identical. This video will show you that pro ...more
If your car overheats in traffic but not on the highway, you may have a broken radiator fan clutch. In this video you'll learn how to find and fix this problem on a truck, with special consideration for the massive size of such vehicles.
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
If you're fond of remote-controlled vehicles, you might appreciate this video tutorial on how to assemble a Traxxas high-current connector. To add a high-current connector to your Traxxas R/C model vehicle, you're going to need some pliers, wire strippers, flathead screwdriver ...more
Your "check gauges" light comes on inside your vehicle, which prompts you to notice your oil pressure gauge, which is reading pretty low. What do you do to resolve this car problem? In this video, Scotty Kilmer shows you what you can do to shut that low engine oil light off fo ...more
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
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
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
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
If the windows on your truck are stuck, you may need to replace the window regulator on your 2002-08 Dodge Ram. This video will show you how to remove and install a window regulator for the front power windows on any 02-08 Dodge Ram truck.
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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to change the engine oil in a Chevy truck. To start, you will want to place your car up on a secure jack so you can get underneath it with ease. Next, find the oil can and drain plug underneath the truck and use a wrench to remove the bolts aroun ...more
Still got stock? Many factory installed exhaust systems not only sound anemic, they actually are because they scrub power. The designers who are given the task of producing these pipes are often handcuffed by several different requirements that add up to one big compromise. Ex ...more
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
When replacing flywheels on an LLV (Long Life Vehicle), which is a postal truck used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) and made by Grumman, always look for the quality of the new flywheels ordered. Just because they're new doesn't mean they're good. The ring gear can ...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
Your skateboard takes a lot of abuse. A quick check of your board before each ride will keep it in top condition so it doesn’t send you into a “slam.” You Will Need * A skateboard * A damp towel * An electric sander or sandpaper * Grip tape * A plastic or metal bristle brush * ...more
Changing a diesel fuel filter is just like changing oil or any other fluid in a vehicle. If you own a diesel powered car or truck, watch and see how to remove your old fuel filter, drain the diesel fuel and replace the filter with a new one. Now, be careful not to spill fuel e ...more
A complete step by step automotive installation video on how to change a '79 F150 truck from drums to rear disc brakes. Disc brakes are newer technology that provide more stopping power and easier maintenance than older drum brakes. If you have a Dana 70 (1979 F150), bring it ...more
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
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
Replacing brake discs can vary depending on the make and model of car, two wheel or four wheel drive. Always replace brake rotors with top quality or OEM (original equipment manufacturer) brake rotors; some less expensive brake rotors can squeak and not dissipate heat as well ...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
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.
For most vehicles, the only way to replace the fuel pump is by dropping the tank, which could take a long time. But on most flatbed pickup trucks, there's a simpler way to access the troublesome fuel pump. Simply unbolt the bed and lift that sucker up! See the trick to avoidin ...more
Your fingerboard is a temple, treat is as such by keeping it tuned. Know how to tune the trucks, change stock axles, replace or customize all parts. Watch this video fingerboarding tutorial and learn how to tune your deck.
In order to replace a headlight in a Cadillac, you will need the following: a screwdriver and the appropriate type of bulb. There are several different types of bulbs in your car. If you touch the halogen bulb, the oils from your hands will be transferred. Therefore, you'll ne ...more
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
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
You don't have to pay a mechanic half a fortune when it's so easy to do yourself. This video can be a tutorial for changing the valve cover gasket on nearly any model of truck or van, but is specifically aimed at those who drive a Dodge Caravan. You'll have to get at the back ...more
In this video, we learn how to clean an RC Nitro Truck or car. First, remove the wheels from the truck, then take an old toothbrush and brush the dirt and dust off. Don't force the brush into small places, just thoroughly brush all the dirty and clogged spots like your filter. ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to measure the long-board clearance to determine the correct trucks to use. Users will need a measuring tape. The board clearance is a term used to describe the width of the deck, over top of the trucks. There will be 4 holes that make ...more
Probably the most important hoses under your automobile's hood are the ones that transfer coolant. Since coolant is very hot, about 200 degrees and under pressure, these engine hoses are prone to failure. A failure in one of these hoses will definitely ruin your day, and maybe ...more
In this video series, our expert Mark Blocker will show you how to replace the interior lights in your car or truck. He will teach you all about the tool you will need, and talk a bit about the differences between cars. Part 1 of 18 - How to Replace the interior lights on a ca ...more
Remember what life was like before your iPhone? Before there were palm-sized smartphones with seemingly endless features, there were phones like Motorola's RAZR that peaked with its embedded camera. Before that, there were simple flip phones with texting capabilities, bulky tw ...more
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
Ride-sharing firm Lyft says it will continue to rely on drivers in the near and long term even as it replaces them with driverless cars, Taggart Matthiesen, Lyft's director of product, said during a Podcast with Recode. In other words, Matthiesen says Lyft plans to offer oppo ...more
Waymo just received approval on a patent for a push-button console that replaces not only a steering wheel in a car but the brake and gas pedals, too. This reflects Alphabet's driverless arm could remain true to its original mantra of developing cars that pilot themselves with ...more
This quick video will show you how to replace the broken tailgate handle on your Ford F150, F250, or F350 pickup truck (1987-1996). Video: .
This quick video will show you how to replace the broken inside door handle in your Ford F150, F250, or F350 pickup truck (1992-1996). Video: .
This quick video will show you how to replace the broken taillight in your Ford F150, F250, or F350 pickup truck (1992-1996). 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: .
This quick video will show you how to replace the engine serpentine belt idler pulley in your Ford F150, F250, or F350 pickup truck (1992-1996). Video: .
This quick video will show you how to change a loose serpentine belt tensioner in your Ford F150, F250, or F350 pickup truck (1992-1996). Video: .
This quick video will show you how to change the air filter in your Ford F150, F250, or F350 pickup truck (1987-1996). Video: .
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk offered some insight into how hackers might seek to turn driverless cars into zombie fleets, but remained upbeat about what can be done about it. Speaking at the National Governors Association this weekend, Musk covered a lot of ground when ask ...more