If your car cranks and won't start, you may need to put some fresh fuel in it. Rather than push the car inside, why not construct an external fuel tank and pump system for fixing the car in the field? This video will show you how to do it.
Tesla has confirmed the EV carmaker has begun to upload videos from models equipped with its latest flavor of Autopilot, as Tesla seeks to "fleet source" data to help improve its cars' machine learning capabilities. Tesla has informed owners of Model S and Model X models prod ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to jump start a car using another car's battery. First, you will need to position the two cars in front of each other. Turn off both of the cars completely, then attach the jumper cables. You need to connect the positive post of the dead battery ...more
If you're just starting out learning to drive, get the lowdown on some of the basic car controls with this video tutorial. Even though all cars have the same basic functions, they won't necessarily be in the same place, so it's worth checking the manual. This driving tutorial ...more
If your car won't start you have problems, finding the cause is the most important and immediate task. In this video you'll learn about three things that can make your car not start and how to fix them: a dead battery, a faulty starter motor, and a low gas tank with a potentia ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to prevent the car from starting to test out the starter. The most simple way to do this is to open the hood of the car up and find the fuse locations from the owner's manual. Pull the fuses out and when you try to start the car, it will crank bu ...more
You left your lights on and now your battery is dead. Watch and learn how to jump start your car with this informative tutorial from the experts at Edmunds. Jump start your car correctly. Click through to watch this video on edmunds.com
Being able to read an electrical diagram will greatly aide your ability to correctly diagnose car problems. If you need some help with it, watch this video for a detailed explanation of how to read an example map for the clutch start switch on a Toyota.
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.
Lost in the wilderness? Did you forget your emergency personal beacon (EPERB)? Learn from the BBC how to start a signal fire using your car battery and a piece of wire wool. Let's just hope you have a car . . .
What happens when you need to build a fire, but you forgot your matches and lighter? What if you don't know the fire-plow method, the bow and drill method, or even the flint and steel method (not that you would have flint, because you forgot your lighter)? Watch this survival ...more
This video is a Hobby Estore Video Tutorial that will show you how to repair or replace the ACME remote start system in your radio control cars. You will know you need to take this step when your RC car doesn't start or when you push the start button and all you hear is a clic ...more
We've all been there before: We're in a hurry to get somewhere (often in bad weather), so we get in the car, turn the key in the ignition and.....WHUH! WHUH! WHUH! The darned battery is dead! After a stream of choice expletives (that is, if you're anything like me....;o)), we ...more
This video shows how easy it is to jump start a car properly. Locating the car manual is the first thing to do. It will help for that particular car. Inspect the dead battery. If the battery is cracked or if the liquid inside of it is frozen, don't jump the cars. The battery c ...more
This video explains how to use jumper cables to jump start a car. First, determine that a dead battery is the reason your car is not starting. If the engine cranks when you turn the key, the problem is not the battery and jump-starting won't help. If the windshield wipers, lig ...more
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Kevin Hetmanski shows us how to properly start a nitro engine. The engine needs to be primed and then started, but be careful not to flood the engine. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to start a nitro engine on an RC car.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to jump start a car correctly with jumper cables. Begin by applying the jumper cables to the dead battery. Make sure that the ends of the cable do not touch in any way. Put the negative clip onto the body ground of the car and connect ...more
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
This tutorial explains how to drive a stick shift (manual) car and also goes over how to start the car and start driving on an uphill.
There’s nothing more frustrating than getting into your car, turning the key, and—nothing. The good news is that a quick jump-start is just a jumper cable away. Jump start a car with a jumper cable. Click through to watch this video on howcast.com
Car won't start? Watch this video to make sure you jump start your car properly.
Opps! Left my lights on again. Luckily watching this video by Eric the Car Guy will help you learn how to jump start you car and get you ready to get back on the road without waiting for AAA. This video with clear instructions show you the safe way to jump start a car from ano ...more
You don't want to get stuck on the side of the road when your car's battery dies. Learn how to charge your car's battery off of someone else's using jumper cables. Don't let a dead battery leave you stranded! Every driver should know how to jump start a car.
Please only use the information in this video if you have lost your own car key or you are helping out a friend who has lost theirs! If you need to start a car without the key, this tutorial shows you how to find the wires in the steering column to find the eight cables undern ...more
If you've ever left the lights on in your car for a long time or just have a bad alternator, then you know all too well the pain of a dead battery. This video will teach you how to push start a dead battery car, which can often restore it for long enough to get you to the shop.
Kennedy from Viper demonstrates the SmartStart iPhone application. It allows you to lock and unlock as well as start the ignition on your car from across the country. It's like a remote control for your car.
The battery in your car is more important now than ever before. If yours is dead, not much of your car will work. Watch this video to learn some easy way to inspect and maintain your battery to make sure it works great for as long as possible.
If your car battery is nearly dead, you run the risk of being stranded on the road in the middle of nowhere. To prevent being a victim of a drained car battery, always have a set of jumper cables on hand. Store them in your trunk for emergencies, because you never know when it ...more
A car that needs to be jump started is going to make a clicking noise but things such as the lights and radio will not turn on. To jump start the car first you need to line the cars up so that the batteries are in line with each other. You will need a working car to jump the c ...more
Learn how to start a stick shift car, in this short video.
My grandfather's brother won this car in a lottery during 1957. He had no driver's license, but his brothers used to give him a lift in it. From 1975 to 1996, the car was parked in my grandfather's brother's garage. My grandfather moved the car on a trailer in 1996 to his gara ...more
Don't drink it all. When your battery is dead, add wine. Now, thanks to video creator Kipkay, we learn a very unconventional hack. The acid in the red wine reacts with the acid in the battery to give it just enough of a boost to start the car. Sounds like we should start pack ...more
Thanks to its open-source platform and easy-to-use hardware and software, there's literally thousands of Arduino projects detailed online for anyone to make—a magic mirror, DIY polygraph machine, and hotel-hacking dry erase marker just being a few examples. Hell, you can even ...more
If you're looking to see if you're working with a live, dead, or leaking capacitor, this video is just what you need. You'll want to have a multimeter and you need to remember: capacitors can be dangerous things. They hold and release electricity very rapidly, so you can get s ...more
A series of videos that help show just how tough it can be to install a remote car starter. Unless your an electrician or a technician, this complex job can result in a variety of electronic failures in your car including prevention of actually getting into your car as well as ...more
Udacity, the online education startup that set out to train a school of self-driving car engineers, is now spinning off into its own autonomous tech company called Voyage. Sebastian Thrun, who founded Udacity, will have a stake in the company as part of the spin-off deal led ...more
After years of false rumors and abandoned hopes, the day has finally come. Verizon Wireless is finally getting the Apple iPhone! No longer does AT&T monopolize the iPhone market. Three weeks ago, Verizon Wireless and Apple announced the iPhone 4's arrival to the nation's most ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
When cars start to get older, their many fragile moving parts start to make noises they never made before. Sometimes, when your car starts making a new noise, it can be very difficult to identify what is causing the noise and what you need to do to repair it. This video offers ...more
In this video, we practice describing solutions in English. For example, if the problem is that you have stomach problems, the solution is that you should go to the doctor. Should simply means a good idea or a recommendation. You could also say the solution is that you need to ...more
This is a presentation from WatchMojo detailing the operation of a manual/standard automobile. Explanation includes the placement of pedals listed from left to right as the clutch, the brake, and the gas. There is also an explanation on the gearshift which includes a diagram o ...more
Need to remove a bumper sticker and don't have any goo gone? No problem! Just break out the ol' olive oil and you're good to go! Things you'll need Olive oil Paper towels Scraper that won't hurt your car window (plastic spatula, etc.) Clean the area around the bumper sticke ...more
This guide walks you through the replacing of a coolant temp sensor on a Volkswagon by showing you step-by-step instructions using a 2.8L Volkswagon Passat with a 6 cylinder engine. Start by removing the plastic engine cover, disconnecting the electrical connection, and removi ...more
With the recent recall of 3.8 million vehicles from Toyota for falty acceleration pedals or the "floor mat problem", it's important to know what to do if your car gets a mind of its own and starts accelerating out of control. If you own any of the recalled car models including ...more
With gas prices soaring in the US and around the globe, the cost to drive to a vacation destination is becoming a much larger expense item in the overall travel budget. Although it's easy to see that gas prices have risen dramatically in the past several months, it's not nearl ...more
Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a strut brace on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilat ...more
If your vehicle does nothing (doesn't crank over) when you turn the key in the ignition, then you might need a new starter. In this video, Scotty shows you how to check your starter and how to replace it if it's bad. Your first reaction for a non-starting car may be to jump st ...more
Starting from a blank document, this tutorial shows you how to design a car tire using the Blender 3-D modeling program. It details mimicking the exact texture of the treads you'd find on a commercial tire, as well as a few useful animation techniques. Part 1 of 2 - How to Mod ...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
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
This video series goes over installing a stage 1 speaker package in a '00-'06 BMW X5 (E53). This consists of front and rear speakers (all 10 drivers in the car), rear mid base and rear mid range. Video one starts with the rear door panel removal, two covers front door panel re ...more
Does your car engine blow white or blue smoke when your first start it up and then stop? That usually means that your engine valve seals aren't working correctly. Watch this video to learn how to find and fix the problem.
Replacing the rear wheel bearings on a car is a great place to start for at-home mechanics, as you don't need to fully lift the car or work with any really complicated parts. This video will teach you everything you need to know to change out the rear wheel bearings on any Toy ...more
When a car gets old enough things start going wrong with it you never imagined when it was new. Watch this video to learn how to fix one common old car problem: removing broken exhaust studs that are stuck on the manifold.
Streets of willow springs instructional video goes over protocol and instructions to racing on Willow Street. He goes over all the turns and when to accelerate and turn. This discusses the surfaces and sections of the track. This is a great overview on how to start racing on t ...more
Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish aluminum alloy car rims with Simichrome and a buff ball. In this demonstration we use Simichrome Polish and a Flitz Buff Ball to clean and polish a Subaru wheel rim. The tutorial includes detailed work instruct ...more
A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to turn a car key with his body powered prosthetic hook. This adapted equipment video is helpful for handicapped, disabled or individuals whom have lost limbs due to amputation. He's using a prosthetic arm outfitted with a hook to sta ...more
Mr Zog's Sex Wax shows you how to wax a new or unwaxed board. Make sure your board and wax are cool or it will flake. Start off going across the stringer, than go parallel to the stringer to begin to get bumps. This is key to an easy ride, like tires on a car. Wax a new or unw ...more
This tutorial will walk you through how to create a car paint shader from scratch utilizing materials inside of 3D Studio Max. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you' ...more
The temperature control onto hot and the fan is turned off. A bleeder is loosened with a 12mm screwing object. A funnel attachment is placed onto the cooling system and the actual funnel placed ontop. A pre-mixed liquid is poured into the funnel. The bleeder valve is then tigh ...more