Cars & Vehicles
Uneven tire tread can be a safety hazard. It's important to address this problem immediately to prevent any accidents. Neglecting to take care of tires that have worn-down tread can be dangerous. For example, without tread, tires can't "cut" through rain, causing the vehicle to hydroplane. Replace t
Ford's Super Duty truck series (F250 to F450) is a durable workhorse. Tail lights burn out over time, even in a tough truck like the Ford F350. Replacing the Ford Super Duty tail light is slightly different than in the standard F150 model.
Dyson is a vacuum manufacturing company that creates a series of high-performance vacuums and promises that its machines will never use suction as long as you maintain them. If you notice a ratcheting noise coming from the vacuum, stop using it as soon as possible as this is a sign the machine is no
If you have a junk car sitting in your garage or driveway, you may as well sell the vehicle to a salvage yard and free up some space. If you have never done business with a junkyard that offers cash for junk cars, you may be wondering what to expect when you sell your vehicle. If so, the answers bel
Arrow is an American company that manufactures several varieties of fastening tools such as staple guns, nail guns, hot glue guns, and rivet tools. The Arrow Rivet Tool is made from steel and has vinyl hand grips. The nose piece can be interchanged to accept different sizes of rivets. Rivets can be
The correct way to start a Mariner outboard motor doesn't begin with slapstick, where someone falls in the water. It's way more pedestrian than that, almost like starting an automobile. In fact, the biggest difference between an starting an automobile and and starting an outboard lie in the fuel-de
Consumers have many tire choices in the current marketplace, including tires manufactured by Falken Tir. You must use proper mounting procedures to attach tires to wheels. A correctly mounted tire ensures the tire's structural integrity and allows for safe driving.
The Chevrolet or GMC Suburban was manufactured with optional air conditioning, which includes a compressor pump that is driven by the engine with a belt. Older models had single-belt systems, while newer Suburbans use the serpentine design. The processes to remove both are similar, but it will only
While vehicle window tinting can be done for purely cosmetic reasons, there are also numerous reasons why it is a sound investment too. This article explains exactly why this is and goes into detail on how your window tinting saves you money.
The brakes on a Ford F-150 are of the brake rotor design. Hydraulic fluid is pushed through a brake line and into a caliper system. The caliper has a piston which pushes against the brake pad which pushes against the brake rotor to slow the vehicle down. Over time, the pad material wears down and wi
The Ford F-350 debuted in 1953, taking the place of the Ford F-3. The 1997 F-350 is available with gasoline and diesel engines. In both body styles, the headlight assembly mounts in the same manner, making the removal process consistent. If your headlight assembly sustains damage or cracks, buy a re
Thank goodness for the Internet. There are distributors all around the globe now that allow you to search through their entire inventories online and purchase products from them at the same exact price that the dealers do. So what does that mean?
The oil on a Harley Davidson motorcycle air filter is a thick, sticky oil that grabs and holds dirt and debris that pass through the air intake box. Harley owners often apply too much air filter oil to the air filter. This can damage the air intake and cause a big mess. The process for correcting th
Honda introduced its Civic line in 1973. The Edmunds website says the Civic is one of the most popular compact cars in America due to its impressive reputation for reliability and low running costs. "Cars Direct" reports that 1998 saw the Civic offered in five different models, in sedan, hatchback,
The Ford F-150 braking system is made up of various components, which must be in good condition to work together. If one of the components is in disrepair, it can compromise the entire braking system. Ford recommends that you inspect your brakes regularly, replace worn brake pads and check the rotor
Your rearview mirror is made up of two pieces---the mirror and a base to which the mirror attaches. This two-part construction allows for the easy and inexpensive installation of a new mirror in case your existing mirror cracks. When the bracket breaks, you must remove it before you can replace the
If the clutch pedal to your Ford Ranger feels spongy and bleeding the master cylinder doesn't alleviate the problem, the next logical step is to bleed the clutch slave cylinder. In some Ford Ranger models, such as the 1997 Ford Ranger, the slave clutch is located inside the transmission bell housing
Installing an electric brake on your 2005 Ford F-250 also requires the installation of a brake controller. Installing the controller is actually far easier than installing the brakes themselves. The F-250 comes factory-ready for brake controller installation. The controller connection is located und
The 1999 Volvo S70 has power windows that are controlled by switches in the door panels. The driver-side door panel has a single switch that controls all four door locks and windows. The three remaining doors have a single switch for control of the windows. The entire switch has to be replaced when