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How To: Repair a windshield wiper arm on a Saturn S-Series car

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: Repair a car

In this auto body repair tutorial, learn from insurance adjuster Lyndon Graves how professional mechanics fix wrecked cars. Lyndon will show you how the pros evaluate the cost of auto body repair, how bent car frames are straightened, how to replace the inner panel of a wrecked car, how to pull dents out of a wrecked car, how car paint is matched to repaint a car, how a car is prepped for painting, and how the pros repair a car paint job.

How To: Diagnose and repair a cracked cylinder head

Doug Jenkins tells you what signs to look for if you think you might have a cracked head. Does the antifreeze level go down too fast? Notice anything unusual about the oil color or hose pressure? Check all of the warning signs first, because actually getting to the cylinder head is a very complicated process, which involves removing everything from the v-belt and ac compressor to the intake manifold and headers.

How To: Repair a bad paint spot on your automobile

Performing spot repair on an automobile can be a complicated business for the non-expert, but this video describes all the steps necessary to accomplish it including pre-polishing, wetstanding, all the way through to the final polishing. Take a look at this simple guide on paint spot repair for vehicles and see how they manage to repair the paint on this Cavalier using 3M products and more.

How To: Repair motorcycles

In this do-it-yourself motorcycle maintenance course on video, learn how to fix and repair your hog, so that you can ride cross country without having to stop in at a mechanic. The ultimate riding experience is characterized by freedom and independence: to be in charge of your ride and in control of your bike. So get tips on tire and brake care, how to change motorcycle spark plugs, replace the air filter and change the oil, adjust the primary chain, and other common bike repairs you’ll need ...

How To: Repair motorcycle brakes

In this video series, our expert will show you how to replace, repair and maintain your motorcycle brakes. You will get step-by-step instructions on disassembling your wheel, and brake components, cleaning the brake caliper and master cylinder, repairing broken parts, and finally, reassembling your motorcycle when you are finished. Our experts instruction will give you the knowledge to fix and maintain your own motorcycle brakes, as well as enhance the general understanding of your motorcycle...

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: Use Fiberglass Filler For Auto Body Repair

Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the back side of the welded area, etc. In this article we are going to discuss why fiberglass is required for auto body repair.

How To: Repair concrete cracks

While concrete driveways look nice when they are new, over time the concrete can chip, crack and crumble. Cracks and potholes form due to the freezing and thawing of water that has seeped under the driveway through smaller cracks, weed or grass growth in small cracks, and general wear and tear. Regular maintenance will prevent the need to replace the existing driveway. This is usually easy to do and requires up to a half day to complete depending on the condition and size of your repairs. For...

How To: Sweat solder copper water tubing for plumbing repair

This is an instructional video to help demonstrate how to sweat solder copper water tubing in plumbing repair. If you can't be bothered to hire a professional plumber for all plumbing repairs, this video guide shows you how to do the work yourself. You will need a gas or propane torch, copper or brass fittings, copper tubing, gloves, solder paste, solder, pipe cleaner, and a pipe cutter. Learn how to sweat solder copper water tubing for plumbing repair.

How To: Repair a crashed 3D helicopter

In this video, we learned how to repair a crashed 3D helicopter. If you have a crashed helicopter that isn't flying or is flying off center, repair it. You will have to have some knowledge of how to repair helicopters, and know which part is broken. Repair the parts that are broken and when you are done you will need to replace all the parts that you previously removed. After you are done with this, you will be able to turn the helicopter back on and test its flying abilities. If the helicopt...

How To: Stock a bike repair kit

Ever wonder what basic tools you should have for all your bicycling needs? This how-to video covers some basic gear that will help you with frequent bike repairs. Tire levers will help change any flats. A multi-tool will keep you from needing to buy several different Allen keys. A bike pump will keep the tires inflated. A spare tube and a puncture repair kits can fix emergency flats. Oil will keep the chain running smoothly. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to stock a bike repa...

How To: Repair car paint damage

In this how-to video series, learn how to repair car paint damage from Doug Jenkins and his crew of mechanics and car restoration experts. They will teach you all the steps you need to know to repair paint damage such as paint chips. They will demonstrate how to sand out car paint damage, how to mix body filler, how to apply body filler to paint chips, how to scuff old clear coat to apply new clear coat, how to apply clear coat to a car, how to match touch up paint to original paint, how to c...

How To: Repair concrete cracks in you driveway

While concrete driveways look nice when they are new, over time the concrete can chip, crack and crumble. Cracks and potholes form due to the freezing and thawing of water that has seeped under the driveway through smaller cracks, weed or grass growth in small cracks, and general wear and tear. Regular maintenance will prevent the need to replace the existing driveway. This is usually easy to do and requires up to a half day to complete depending on the condition and size of your repairs. Rep...

How To: Repair a wooden kitchen chair spindle

The handyman in this video teaches viewers how to repair a broken leg of a kitchen table chair. To make these repairs all that is needed, other than the chair, is a liquid nail, a small nail screw, turpentine and screw driver. The handy man in the video makes this repair look easy and in expensive, which is a great alternative to having to purchase a new kitchen chair. He not only explains how to make the repair but how the repair works and why it is effective.