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How To: Know the difference between maintenance & repair

This video explains the important difference between maintenance work and repair work when it comes to your car or automobile. The speaker in this video is the director of AAA's auto repair service; this offers a degree of authority to the video. This video is part of a series on taking care of your automobile. Maintenance is described to be a regular and scheduled event designed to keep your automobile running properly. Maintenance includes things such as changing your oil. There are two typ...

How To: Create a life-sized foam and clay automobile model

Getting bored, or need some sort of car that costs practically nothing? This three-part video tutorial will show you how to create a life-sized foam and clay automobile model. You'll learn how to build an automotive clay model. Why would you want to build an automotive clay model? Well, for the fun of it, or because you're an automotive designers or modeler and you need to design and build a prototype of a new vehicle.

How To: Read trouble codes in your automobile

You may have seen a "check engine" sign on your car's dashboard when driving your vehicle. Maybe "service engine soon," or just "check". What does this mean if the alarm won't turn off, or comes on when you're driving? Find out in this automotive video tutorial how to read those trouble codes on your automobile.

How To: Install cable style tire chains on your automobile

The Oregon Department of Transportation shows you how to install cable style tire chains in this video tutorial for the winter. These are tips and techniques for cable chain installation and removal from your auto's tires. The winter is here, and driving safely means protecting yourself against the snow and ice. Tire chains on your automobile is the perfect solution.

How To: Check and replace hoses in your automobile

Probably the most important hoses under your automobile's hood are the ones that transfer coolant. Since coolant is very hot, about 200 degrees and under pressure, these engine hoses are prone to failure. A failure in one of these hoses will definitely ruin your day, and maybe your car or other vehicle.

How To: Sand, polish and buff a paint job on an automobile for a shiny luster

It's not a new technique in the auto body industry, but cutting and polishing is a great way to smooth out your paint job. This two-part video will show you the process of sanding and polishing your auto paint. The first video shows you the steps for sanding the painted surface before buffing, which removes the imperfections after painting. The second video shows you some 3M polishes for buffing the car finish. This will polish the surface into a luster shiny paint job.

How To: Change a flat tire on your automobile

Getting a flat tire is a pain, but if you can change it yourself, it can save you a whole lot of frustration. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to change your flat tire on your automobile, once you've pulled off the side of the road. You'll need to find the spare wheel and the tools required to replace the flat, which is usually stored in your car's trunk. The replacement tools include the jack and the lug wrench. Remember, when changing your flat tire on your vehicle, make sure y...

How To: Detail an automobile headlight in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to detail an automobile headlight in Photoshop.

How To: Remove an automobile headliner

In this video, we learn how to remove an automobile headliner on a Saturn S-series. First, you need to remove the back cushion and then take the back rest on the seat, then lay it down. After this, remove the dome light and remove all the grab handles from the vehicle. Next, remove both visors and screws, then remove the mouth on the seat belt and bolts. After this, remove the cover on the back brake light, then the trim that runs along the side of the inside of the car on both sides. Once yo...

How To: Remove old car window tint

If you've decided that you want to scrape the tint off of your vehicle's windows, you're going to want to watch this video tutorial. In order to strip the tin from the windows, you'll need a single-edged razor, a cleaning rag and an all-purpose spray cleaner. Scrape at the corner of the tint film with the razor and peel it off. Spray the cleaner on the glass , then put back the film onto your automobile's window. Wait about twenty minutes and pull it of again. Now, spray off more cleaner and ...

How To: Check and replace belts in your automobile

Many of your cars engines critical components are driven by belts. Belts operate in tough conditions, such as high heat, high speed, and are under considerable tension. Since rubber is an unpredictable material, even under ideal conditions, belt failure is one of the most common causes of auto breakdowns on the road. Vehicle belts are easy to check, like serpentine, drive, and multi rib belts, and to replace them at home is relatively easy and inexpensive. This is the best way to take care of...

How To: Bleed car brakes with a one-person brake bleeder

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 maintenance on your automobile, but you may need a few tools. Invest in the basic tools and you'll be prepared for just about any car malfunction you can think of. These tutorials will help get you on your way, as long ...

How To: Report a car theft

The first thing that comes to mind when your car is stolen is: ####!! However, once calm, cover these bases when your car is stolen to notify relevant parties and help ensure vehicle recovery or replacement.

How To: Change your automobile battery

Check out this car maintenance video on how to change your car battery in the smartest and safest way. So, get out that socket wrench or crescent wrench and get to work. Take out the auto battery and clean the battery cable connectors for a nice connection to your vehicle's new battery. Then just install the battery.

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 walkthrough, and to get started changing your own car's oil, watch this home mechanic's guide.

How To: Service and maintain your K&B automotive air filters

Have a K&N Air Filter inside your automobile? Well, chances are that it's going to get damaged and dirty at some point in time, so check out this automotive video tutorial to see how to service and maintain your K&B Air Filters. You will see the necessary steps to cleaning and oiling the air filters the correct way without damaging them, making for one hell of an unhappy car or truck.

How To: Install a car seat properly

Did you know that a large number of car seats are installed incorrectly? This child safety video offers great tips on how to keep your child from getting harmed in an automobile accident. Learn how to install your car seat properly with these easy to do steps and discover some important car seat safety tips.

How To: Wire a radar detector directly into your dashboard

Radar Roy demonstrates in this video tutorial how to hard wire a dash-mounted radar detector. The advantage of direct wiring your radar detector is getting rid of that wire mess going to your cigarette lighter. So, if you don't want another speeding ticket again, install your radar detector the right way, the direct way! All it takes is a little electrical know-how, and maybe a little automobile know-how.

How To: Draw a basic car

Whether you are drawing a portrait of a car, or using it as part of the background for another scene you are drawing, you will need to master basic steps. This video will show you how to draw a basic 2-D automobile with a pencil. Once you have mastered this 2-D style, try going beyond and drawing a more realistic 3-D model. This tutorial will take you step by step through the process of drawing a cartoon vehicle.

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