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How To: Understand factory auto maintenance schedules

In this video, viewers learn about factory maintenance schedules and how to care for a vehicle. The series explains the differences between repair and maintenance, and the difference between do-it-yourself repair and professional auto repair services. Tips address choosing an auto mechanic and following factory and maintenance schedules. Increasing your vehicle's safety, reliability and longevity through proper maintenance also is discussed. This video will benefit all viewers who own a vehic...

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: Flush the RV hot water tank

Jim Twamley, Professor of RVing, shows you how to do essential RV maintenance by cleaning out the hot water tank. It is recommended that the hot water tank is cleaned at least once a year, or more if it is more heavily used. This procedure will remove dirt and scale that can shorten the life of your tank. Follow the simple instructions outlined in this instructional RV maintenance video to learn how to flush the RV hot water tank.

How To: Remove the body work on a Kawasaki KLR650

This motorcycle maintenance tutorial will show you how to remove and then reinstall body work on a Kawasaki KLR650. It is necessary to remove the body work any time you need to do repairs or maintenance such as oil changes or fluid replacements. If you plan to work on your KLR 650 at all, you definitely want to watch this video and learn how to remove the body work first.

How To: Easily defrag your computer's hard drive

In this video, we learn how to easily defrag your computer's hard drive. First, go to the start menu on your desktop. Then, click on the control panel and then click on "system and maintenance". On the new page, click on administrative tools and then open up computer management. Then, click on disk management and then defragment for your computer. Let this defragmenter run on your computer until it is no longer loading on your screen. When it's finished you can view the results from the test ...

How To: Change cabin and air filters in a Honda Element

Changing your car's cabin filter and air filter is a really important part of its regular maintenance. Doing this simple maintenance task does not require a professional mechanic, so save your money and watch this video to start saving money today and changing your own cabin and air filters. This video specifically covers changing the cabin and air filter in a Honda Element. You can pick up the parts from your local Honda dealer. Typically, you should change your filters every two years.

How To: Perform gas-powered string trimmer (weed wacker) maintenance with Lowe's

A string trimmer is a handy tool, but you have to maintain it if you want it to work its best. Learn how to do maintenance on both a 2-cycle and 4-cycle gas-powered trimmer. Lowe's home improvement expert, Mike Kraft, gives helpful tips for string trimmer maintenance. Learn how to replace string, change the oil, clean the trimmer filter and more that will help keep your string trimmer working like new.

How To: Fix a loose bearing on Shimano Octolink bottom bracket

This video will help you perform a rather elaborate piece of bicycle maintenance, overhauling and fixing a loose bearing in a Shimano Octolink pipe spindle bottom bracket. It is a long, complicated process that requires some specialized bike maintenance tools, but if you have these and are ready to increase the amount of maintenance that you are performing on your bike yourself, this video will walk you through the process in great detail and at a manageable pace.

How To: Solve outdoor lighting problems

Installing security lights outside of your home can make for a great addition, but they also create new problems with regards to maintenance and cleaning. Having lights outside exposes them to all of the elements that mother nature can throw at them. This video will show not only how to install security lights, it will also show the proper measures to take so they will keep working with minimal maintenance and care.

How To: Change your winter tires to summer tires

In this automotive maintenance video you will learn how to change tires. You don't need a flat tire to need to change them. If you live anywhere with changing weather you should learn how to change your tires from winter to summer and back. Make sure you read your owner's manual before attempting any maintenance on your own. Once you have the specifics for your car, watch this video and learn how to change the tires on your vehicle from winter to summer.

How To: Adjust the brakes on a 1931 Model A Ford

The 1931 Model A Ford is a classic, but like many classic cars owning one means investing substantial time and money into maintenance and repairs. If the brakes are giving you a lot of trouble in your Model A (and when are they not?) it may be time to adjust them. This video will show you how to do just that.

How To: Change Automatic Maintenance Settings in Windows 8

In this Windows 8 Tutorial I will show you how to adjust the automatic maintenance settings. The automatic maintenance settings deals with thing such as software updates, security scans and system diagnostics. If the settings in your automatic maintenance settings panel in Windows 8 are not set at a time your computer is on it want run the maintenance unless you set the option that to wake up your computer up at the scheduled maintenance time.

How To: Flush your radiator and cooling panel

Learn how to flush your engine coolant and install a radiator cooling panel to help divert more air through your radiator with the help of this automotive maintenance guide. The process, though it might sound difficult, is actually so simple that this video can present a complete overview in just over four minutes' time.

How To: Perform RV air conditioning maintenance

Jim Twamley teaches us how to perform RV air conditioning maintenance in this tutorial. It can be expensive to replace an air conditioner, cleaning it will help give it a longer life. First, remove the top of the unit by removing the screws from the front and back. After this, blow out the inside to make sure everything is nice and clean with air pressure. Next, clean the inside of the top of the unit with household cleaner and a clean rag. After this, replace the top to the unit and insert t...

How To: Install or remove an Octalink-ISIS cartridge

This bike maintenance video features an experienced bicycle mechanic removing and installing an Octolink-ISIS cartridge from the bottom bracket of his mountain bike. You need some specialized tools if you're going to try this bit of mountain bike maintenance yourself, but doing so will save you time and money on going to the shop, so try it!

How To: Line a Baseball Field

Every type of athletic field or court requires maintenance to preserve the quality of the playing surface. Baseball might be the most labor-intensive field maintenance sport of all, with its mixture of surfaces and the very exacting lines chalked from home plate to the outfield wall. This video explains some tips and techniques for lining a baseball field properly with an old-fashioned lining machine. It works for football too!

How To: Wash a car showcar style

Learn how to wash a car in flawless condition and keep it that way. It's all in the technique. Anyone can do this with any car to keep it looking its best! See how to wash your car like the pros in this automotive maintenance video.

How To: Install RRM brake rotors & pads on a 08/09 Lancer

This automotive maintenance tutorial shows you how to replace worn stock pads and rotors on a 2008 or 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer with Road/Race Motorsports Lancer GTS brake pads and rotors. Whenever you change or upgrade your rotors, you should change your pads at the same time. This video shows how to replace the pads and rotors with RRM pads and rotors but the process will be the same for any brand parts you choose.

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: Build your own guitar maintenance stand

This video explains how to build your own guitar maintenance jack. This helps when you change a lot of strings and do other maintenance work. It starts with an old roller stand and uses the bracket to apply just a piece of wood. It is adjustable, which makes it very handy to adjust the height of your guitar. On top of the block of wood, attach a vice with corked pads and a layer of glued leather to get a grip on the guitar. This allows you to put your guitar at any angle by bracing either the...

How To: Find and replace a bad wheel bearing

Wheel bearings are a very important piece of a car that helps minimize friction when the car rotates. So obviouslly having a bad or non-working one can be bad for your car and cause unnecessary damage. So in this next maintenance tutorial, you'll find out how to find and replace a bad wheel bearing that is on your car. So good luck, pay attention, and enjoy!

How To: Replace a BMW control arm bushing

When it comes to performing routine maintenance on your car, you need to know how to do it and what tools will be needed. This helps make life a bit simpler and can make the job go by much faster. In this video tutorial, you'll be finding out how to replace a BMW cotrol arm bushing easily. So sit back, take notes, and enjoy!

How To: Remove a stripped out brake rotor locator bolt

When performing maintenance on your car, you may run across old bolts that have become worn out and possibly stuck. This can be a pain for anybody, especially those who on a tight schedule. So in this next tutorial, you'll learn some easy tricks for removing a stripped out brake rotor locator bolt. Good luck and enjoy!

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