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How Change the Fuel Filter on a Dodge 2500

The Dodge 2500 is a 4x4 truck that is built to handle the toughest tasks without failure. The Dodge 2500 comes with a six speed automatic transmission, hydroformed frame, and your choice of HEMI 5.7L V8 or 6.7L Cummins turbo diesel engines. Regardless of the type of motor that comes in your Dodge 25

How to Fix the Gas Gauge in a 1992 Ford Ranger

1992 Ford Rangers have integrated instrument clusters housing the speedometer, odometer and other gauges, including the gas gauge. While a non-functioning gas gauge isn't always symptomatic of a malfunction in the gauge itself, if troubleshooting leads to a faulty gauge, you must replace the entire

What is Car Tuning?

The car also loses its appearance of vehicle series. The personal changes are not always approved (Approval of custom orders). May compromise safety at the expense of personal taste or whim, and the need to appear vain.

How to Bleed Brakes on a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with an anti-lock braking system that requires proper maintenance throughout the life of the vehicle. Among the points of interest for proper brake maintenance, one of the most crucial tasks is the bleeding of the brakes. It is critical that the brake lines in th

How to Install Brake Pads on a Suzuki Eiger

Although the thought of replacing the front brake pads on a Suzuki Eiger ATV may seem daunting to an untrained ATV owner, the truth is that the task can be performed with basic tools and common sense. Once you remove the front wheel, you can easily unbolt the brake caliper from the Eiger's frame, al

How to Buff a Truck

Whether it's a key scratch or a door ding, nothing makes a new truck owner frown like damage to his paint. Paint damage is a problem that must be dealt with in a timely manner to prevent further peeling and rusting around the damaged area. The most effective way to correct the damage is by buffing y

How to Troubleshoot a 1992 325I BMW Transmission

The transmission on your 1992 325I BMW transfers power from the engine to the drive wheels. Most transmission problems on your 325 result from chronic low fluid levels. If your transmission has failed or is giving you problems, you should to take it to a mechanic trained in working on BMW transmissi

How to Remove a Tractor Fuel Filter

Like any vehicle, tractors need routine maintenance. Most tractors run on diesel fuel, which can be dirty when compared to gasoline. To prevent engine problems, a fuel filter stops those dirty components from entering the engine in the first place. After 100 hours of run time, the fuel filter should

Green Auto Repairs

When one thinks of recycling, thoughts often turn to separating the garbage into aluminum, glass and plastics or purchasing items made of recycled materials. Those are all excellent ways to recycle, to be sure.

How to Change Engine Mounts on a Marine Diesel

Diesel engine motor mounts support many heavy loads. The weight of the engine bears directly on the engine bed through the motor mounts. The mounts prevent the motor from moving around from the effects of torque and vibration as well as the rocking couple associated with in-line engines. Thrust gene

How to Remove Stainless Steel Rocker Panels

In 1992 the hot trend in custom cars and trucks was installing stainless steel rocker panels, which were strips of stainless steel with adhesive on the backside. These were considered to improve the look of a car back then, but today, it's just a sign of how old your car really is. If you want to re

How to Repair a Cracked Plastic Auto Bug Shield

Bug shields protect the leading edge of your vehicle's hood from bugs and stone chips. When a large object or blunt force cracks the plastic bug shield, your hood protection is lost. Regular glues will not bond to plastics. Fixing plastic cracks requires an adhesive designed for each specific type o

My 50cc Scooter Won't Start

When you want to go somewhere now, and your scooter fails to start, it can seem like a daunting mystery why. The task of troubleshooting the problem can be greatly simplified by understanding that your scooter's engine has only three requirements, barring engine damage, in order to start and run. Th

How do I Change the Shocks on a 1989 Dodge Omni?

The 1989 Dodge Omni is a sub-compact hatchback designed for economy. The Dodge Omni uses shock absorbers on the back of the vehicle to absorb imperfections in the road way. The shocks have a small amount of gas in them. As they age, the shocks lose their gas, and eventually you feel every bump in th

1999 Dodge Durango Recalls

The 1999 Dodge Durango has had five recalls.pick up truck 838583 image by Rusty McCloud from Fotolia.comThe 1999 Dodge Durango had five different recalls on the truck as of October 2010, according to These recalls ranged from the engine to the suspension as well as the...

How to Reset an Acura Tl ABS Light

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) light in an Acura TL is controlled by the ABS computer--a separate, standalone computer. The ABS computer actively monitors the ABS system to determine its functioning state. When the ABS computer senses a problem with the ABS system it stores a trouble code in its i

How to Replace an Ignition Coil on a 2000 Lincoln LS V-8

The 2000 Lincoln LS came equipped with a 3.9-liter DOHC engine that featured a COP (coil on plug) ignition system. Unlike the previous distributorless ignition system that used a coil pack to fire the spark plugs, this system uses an individual coil for each cylinder mounted directly on the spark pl

Towing Specifications for a 1999 KIA Sportage

In 1999 KIA created a mini-sport vehicle, the Sportage, designed for light hauling. The 1999 KIA Sportage is available in the Base and EX. The Base is a two-door or four-door convertible that comes in two- or four-wheel drive. The EX has four doors and also comes in two- or four-wheel...

How to Repair Boat Floor Boards

When your boat's deck (floor) boards are gouged or scarred, you don't need to replace them; you need to repair them. If they look bloated, with rounded edges, they're "paint sick"--they've been so saturated with paint that they've ceased to look like deck boards and look like some organic addition t