Take Out a Car Engine

How To : Understand the inner workings of an RC car engine

Are you a radio control car enthusiast who's never moved beyond the store-bought toy models from Radio Shack? Then this nine-part series of videos is what you've been waiting for. It breaks down how RC engines work in exhaustive detail, including whole sections on carbs, pipe ...more

How To : Rebuild your car engine

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

How To : Maintain the rubber hoses in your car's engine

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

How To : Fix oil leaks and clean your car engine

Ballin' on a budget? Mad Mike demonstrates how to get a clean engine with no oil leaks with this car tutorial video. Watch as Mad Mike guides you along the process with step by step instructions. Also covered is how to use an oil gun, which makes it easier to put the oil in th ...more

How To : Wash your car's engine bay

This video tutorial in Autos, Motorcycles & Planes category will show you how to wash your car's engine bay. Open the hood and check the temperature by touching with your hand and a thermometer. If it is cool enough you can proceed. Look over the engine bay to see if there is ...more

How To : Degrease your car engine

This video shows how to degrease your engine. I guess if you wash the body of your car you should take the time to clean the engine to. After all a clean engine is a happy engine.

How To : Winterize your car engine & fuel system

In this video, Ed Kriston from AAA-Midatlantic explains how to winterize your car. He first talks about the fuel systems. The fuel pump and fuel filter are inside the tank, and lines and hoses run from the tank to the engine. He points out the fuel lines and injectors in the e ...more

News : Cook freeway pig on your car engine

Sunday morning. Don't cook at home. Been there, done that. Use the heat of the engine. Bake your meat. Put those 8 cylinders to work. Gas prices across the country average out at $2 to $2.50 a gallon, so you might as well get your money's worth. Hint. No surprise. The older, ...more

How To : Change the engine oil in your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to change the engine oil in 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

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 : Start a nitro engine on a remote control car

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.

How To : Check and add engine coolant in your car

Coolant doesn't get used up during a vehicle's normal operation. If the coolant level is consistently low, your car has a coolant leak. Your mechanic can pressure-check the cooling system to find any leaks or you can check the situation out yourself. Watch this video tutorial ...more

How To : Change the oil in your car to help its engine last

Changing your engine's oil yourself isn't just great for your car, it's great for your pocket book. This DIY auto maintenance guide presents an overview of the standard method for changing a car's oil, a method which applies for most modern automobiles. For a detailed walkthro ...more

How To : Change the engine and oil filter on a Mercedes car

In this tutorial, we learn how to change the engine and oil filter on a Mercedes car. First, find the oil drain plug underneath the car. Remove this, then let it drain into a pan until it's finished leaking out. From here, you will place the drain plug back on, then fill up th ...more

How To : Remove the engine from 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 : Break in a new nitro engine on an RC toy car

Chris Chianelli gives you some tips on breaking in your nitro engine. RC cars require maintenance, just like a real car, and also need to be broken in, just like a real car. Watch this video tutorial and learn the proper steps and precautions to be taken when playing with a ne ...more

How To : Stop a nitro engine on a remote control car

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Kevin shows you how to stop a nitro engine. Just bump the flywheel with a screwdriver or pinch the fuel line. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to stop a nitro engine on an RC vehicle.

How To : Hack Crazy Cabbie with Cheat Engine 5.5 (01/06/10)

Have a need for speed? And high scores? Look no further than this cheater's guide, which demonstrates a method for hacking Crazy Cabbie for high speeds and maximum points. Learn how to hack Crazy Cabbie on Facebook! This video tutorial shows you how to hack Crazy Cabbie (01/0 ...more

How To : Tune the ACME Attacker 1/8 scale RC Nitro engine

This video shows you how to tune the ACME attacker 1/8th scale nitro engine buggy. Use the high end valve and the idle speed screw as show in the film. Turn the engine and get it to the operating temperature and drive round to the see how the car performs. If the acceleration ...more

How To : Change a valve cover gasket in your engine

If smoke is coming from your car's engine you definitely have problems. It might not be too bad though, you may just need to replace the valve cover gasket. In this video you'll learn how to do just that with Emmy-winning TV mechanic Scotty Kilmer.

How To : Test a possible bad coil on your car for cheap

The coils in your car's engine can cause a lot of misfires if they aren't working properly. If you want to test them and don't have any expensive professional equipment like a labscope, watch this video to learn an easy way to test coils.

How To : Remove a throttle body from a car

The throttle body forms part of the air intake system that controls the amount of air flowing into the car's engine. Watch this how to video to learn how to remove the "air pedal" or throttle body from your vehicle.

HowTo : Build a Poor Man's Chevy Volt

Wish you could make the shift to electric or hybrid, but you can't afford it? If you've got more than a few free weekends on your hands, you may want to consider undertaking Benjamin Nelson's ambitious (to say the very least) car conversion project. First, Nelson outlines in ...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

News : Unlock Your Car with a Slim Jim or Coat Hanger

"After driving onto frozen river, man locks keys in car, engine melts ice." - Detroit Free Press. Avoid such a fate. Here is the secret on getting back into your car. All you need is a police-issue slim jim or a wire clothes hanger. The former takes little finagling. It's mad ...more

News : Hack a popcorn popper from a soda can

This is a wonderfully simple method of kernel popping. Our pal Loup226 came up with this Coke can mod. It's a perfect anti-kitchen appliance. Pop corn anywhere there's flame: candle-top, campfire or car engine! Oh yeah. October is in fact Popcorn Popping Month... officially. ...more

How To : Scan your automobile for diagnostic trouble codes

Watch this automotive video tutorial to see how to scan your automobile for diagnostic trouble codes. If you see a "check engine" or a "service engine soon" light in your instrument cluster; your car has stored a diagnostic trouble code. This means the computer system on your ...more

How To : Replace a car radiator

Keep your car engine running cool in the summertime. Learn how to replace a car radiator in this free auto repair video from a master mechanic. Part 1 of 15 - How to Replace a car radiator. Replace a car radiator - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvilla ...more

How To : Use jumper cables to jump start a car

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

How To : Jump Start a Car

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

How To : Stop sudden unintended acceleration by your Toyota

Popular Mechanics' Senior Auto Editor Mike Allen shows you how to safely stop your car if you become the victim of sudden unintended acceleration. DO • Brake. Brake once, don't pump or ride the brakes. This will only heat up the brake pads, potentially overheating them and ma ...more

How To : Check car fluids properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check car fluids properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. When working ...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 : Identify the cause of a noise coming from your car

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

How To : Drive a manual transmission (stick shift) car

This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car. This lesson is assuming that you already know how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle before attempting to drive a stick. Having made this assumption, it will mak ...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 : 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 : Fix error codes P0340 & P0341 on a Saturn S-Series

IF you have a Saturn S-Series and it's thrown a P0340 or P0341 error code at your on the scanner after the check engine light has come on, you might be wondering how your cam position sensor can be off if you don't actually have one in your car. Watch this video to learn exact ...more

How To : Find out why your car is overheating and fix it

The internal combustion engine is hot by it's very nature, and keeping it cool is vital to keeping your car running. In this video you'll learn how to figure out why your car is overheating and fix some common causes of the problem.

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.

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