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How to Replace the Starter on a '95 Nissan Maxima
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How to Replace the Starter on a '95 Nissan Maxima

In a vehicle that fails to start, the common culprits to look for are the starter solenoid and the starter motor. The starter assembly can be quickly pulled from a 1995 Nissan Maxima, and then can be further separated to replace one part of the starter assembly. The process does not require any spec
How to Wash Steelies
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How to Wash Steelies

Washing the steel wheels (called steelies) that come equipped on vehicles that do not have alloy wheels is a simple process. Most steelies come equipped with a hubcap cover, and you can easily remove it to gain access to the steel wheel underneath. A big plus of steel wheels is that since they are n
13B Engine Specs
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13B Engine Specs

Creatas/Creatas/Getty ImagesThe 13B designation refers to a rotary engine made by Mazda. The rotary engine differs radically from the familiar piston engine. Instead of heavy pieces of metal which travel at high speed in one direction, stop, and move in the opposite direction causing...
Symptoms of a Bad Oxygen Sensor on a Corolla
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Symptoms of a Bad Oxygen Sensor on a Corolla

When the oxygen sensor is failing, your Corolla will present tell-tale signs of the problem.car problem image by forca from Fotolia.comThe oxygen sensor in your Toyota Corolla is a electronic component that senses the amount of oxygen entering your car's engine and sends this data to the...
Holley 7448 Tuning Tips
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Holley 7448 Tuning Tips

Carburetors mix air and fuel in an automobile engine.car engine image by itsallgood from Fotolia.comHolley Performance Products, known as Holley, has been manufacturing fuel systems and supplying automobile makers such as Ford, since 1903. Holley is known for its carburetors, having...
How to Turn Up Boost on a 1.8T
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How to Turn Up Boost on a 1.8T

Volkswagen 1.8T turbocharged four-cylinder engine has been called the German equivalent to Mitsubishi's legendary 4G63--and for good reason. The 1.8T has a tremendously strong block and rotating assembly, is capable of making 1000+ horsepower on race gas and its ease of modification has few rivals o
How to Repair a Chevy Silverado 1500 Cabin Air Filter
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How to Repair a Chevy Silverado 1500 Cabin Air Filter

The cabin air filter on the Chevy Silverado 1500 was featured in the late 1990s. This filter helped prevent pollen, other allergens and even pollutants from entering the passenger cab of the full-size 1/2-ton pickup. As part of a regular maintenance schedule interval, the dual cabin air filters in t
What to Check After Installing a New Front Hub Assembly
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What to Check After Installing a New Front Hub Assembly

Vehicles driven for many miles, require periodic maintenance to avoid costly breakdowns. On occasion the front hub assembly may need to be replaced. After installing a new hub, there are key portions to verify before the final test drive.
The Function of a Slave Cylinder
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The Function of a Slave Cylinder

All manual transmissions come fitted with a clutch, which is a disc covered in a friction-resistant material. This disc contacts the metal flywheel on the rear of the engine and transfers the rotation energy from the engine to the transmission. In early years, a cable engaged and disengaged the clut
How to Replace a Timing Belt on a Mitsubishi
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How to Replace a Timing Belt on a Mitsubishi

The manufacturer recommends that the timing belt be replaced every 60,000 miles. From results on the history of this engine, it's important not to exceed this limit. This is an interference engine in which a failure of the timing belt would cause catastrophic damage. The pistons would contact the va
Each Can Renovate Own Garage Door With Perfectly and Safely
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Each Can Renovate Own Garage Door With Perfectly and Safely

If any malfunction in your garage system you have found, then no to worry and afraid from the issue. Actually, various parts of garage would be repaired by own self that means its clear that ...
How to Remove the Tape Line After Painting an Automobile
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How to Remove the Tape Line After Painting an Automobile

Although it may not truly affect anything, a raised transition line between colors on a new paint job can ruin the overall appearance of a custom car or truck. These lines or ridges are created as a second layer of paint gathers and dries at the edge of a masked-off area. When the masking tape is re
How to Remove Flat Tires From Rims
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How to Remove Flat Tires From Rims

Tires are a mixture of metal straps encased in hardened rubber. The bead on a tire is a circle of metal rope surrounded by rubber whose diameter is less than that of the tire's rim, making the removal of a tire from its rim difficult. The process is best done using a tire-mounting machine that appli
The Largest Tire Sizes
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The Largest Tire Sizes

Very large tires are produced for industrial purposes.Andy Sotiriou/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesRubber tires are used on vehicles the world over, ranging from small tractors to massive pieces of industrial equipment. For very large machines, there are incredibly large tires, which are...
How to Remove an Ignition Key
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How to Remove an Ignition Key

Removing a key from the ignition is the best way to ensure that your vehicle is completely turned off. Sometimes having the key in the ignition, but in the off position, triggers electronic systems in a vehicle to turn on. By removing the key, you can be assured that your car will not waste battery
How to Change a Tie Rod in a 2001 Tahoe
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How to Change a Tie Rod in a 2001 Tahoe

If your Chevy Tahoe exhibits irregular tire wear, or if the steering feels loose and pulls to one side, you may have worn tie rod ends. Tie rod ends are a critical component of your truck's steering assembly, and if they are worn or defective they can create a serious safety hazard. Worn tie rod end
The Performance of the Honda CBR600RR
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The Performance of the Honda CBR600RR

The Honda CBR600RR is an extreme sports bike, emphasizing speed over comfort. With its compact dimensions and midsize engine spinning at mind-boggling speeds, this motorcycle can reach extreme velocities with ease.
Internal Components of a Turbocharger
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Internal Components of a Turbocharger

A turbocharger increases the amount of the fuel/air mixture inside the combustion chamber to increase the size of the detonation when the fuel is ignited. It takes its power from the exhaust gases rushing out of the combustion chamber. The energy within the exhaust gases is wasted...
MOT Tire Wear Rules
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MOT Tire Wear Rules

In the U.K., tires are governed by the Ministry of Transportation.tower of tires image by Lario Tus from Fotolia.comIn the United Kingdom, tire wear rules are administered by the Ministry of Transportation, or MOT. Understanding that driving around on bad tires is a safety hazard, the MOT...
How to Replace the Right Side CV Joint on a 1999 Nissan
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How to Replace the Right Side CV Joint on a 1999 Nissan

Replacing your 1999 Nissan Maxima's right side CV joint requires a high degree of competence in automotive mechanic processes. If you hear a metallic clicking sound coming from the right side of your wheel hub when you are turning, it may be an indication of impending CV joint failure. You may con