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Complete Diy's On Starting, Charging, Engines, Trannys, Etc.

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#1 Nitroholickid

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Posted 09 August 2009 - 05:06 PM

How's it going guys. Here are some completed DIYs that you guys might find helpful. The repair info isn't model specific but does give you a general idea of how certain parts work. Let me know if you guys see any errors.

- Anti Lock Brake Safety Information (ABS)

- Air Conditioning Troubleshooting - No cool air, noisy AC, etc

- Ball joint check

- Brake System Troubleshoot - screeching noise, dragging brakes, etc

- Break-in procedure for new engines

- Camshafts - removal, cleaning, inspection and installation

- Charging System - No start, Noisy alternator, fuses burn out quickly, battery not charged

- Clutch Troubleshoot - chattering, rattling, slipping, stiff pedal, and more

- Cooling System - overheating, low coolant, refilling, flushing, and more

- Crankshaft and Main Bearings - removal, cleaning and inspection, installation and more

- Cylinder Head Overhaul - removal, cleaning, inspection and installation

- Drive Axle - Clunk Noises, Gear noises, vibration, and more

- FF Axle Shafts and CV Joint Troubleshooting

- RWD Drive Axle Troubleshoot - clunking noises, vibration and more

- Troubleshoot hard starting, rough idle, slow acceleration, Misfire, poor gas mileage, etc.

- Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)

- Emissions Inspection - PCV, TAC, Evap, Catalytic Converter, EGR and more

- Engine Services - bead blasting, cold tank, steam cleaning,

- Engine Damage Inspection - Magnaflux, Zyglo, Dye Check, Ultrasonic, X-ray

- Engine Overhaul - cleaning, cylinder head, pistons, rods, crankshaft and more

- Engine Troubleshoot - rough idle, hesitation, backfire, detonation, low oil pressure and more

- Fuel System Troubleshooting - Hard starting or no-start, ping on acceleration and more

- Heater System Troubleshoot - Low or no heat, blower not working and more

- Troubleshoot ignition system, no-start, engine runs rough, etc.

- Proper vehicle jacking and wheel removal procedures

- Manual Transmission Repair - Troubleshooting noisy gears, gears clashing, hard shifting, etc

- OIL PUMP - Rotor and Gear type

- Parasitic Load Explanation and Test Procedures

- Pistons, Connecting Rods and Bearings - removal, cleaning, inspection

- Power Steering Troubleshooting

- Safety in the Garage

- Spark Plugs - troubleshooting, carbon deposits, electrodes, etc.

- Starter Troubleshooting - no start, no clicks from solenoid, etc.


- Suspension alignment troubleshoot - tire wear, odd suspension noises, etc.

- Tie rod test

- Timing Chain and Belts - tension adjustment, gear backlash, runout, etc.

- Undercarriage Quick test - this finds loose suspension parts that need replacement.

- Warped Rotors - this test helps determine if your rotors are warped.

- Wheel Alignment Operations - camber, caster, toe, steering axes and more

- Wheel Bearing Quick Test

#2 missouri_guy1973


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Posted 09 August 2009 - 05:40 PM

That's a pretty helpful first post... :cheers:


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#3 GatorJR


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Posted 09 August 2009 - 05:41 PM

welcome! :laugh2:

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Posted 08 November 2010 - 09:00 AM

links arnt workin

#5 CobraGuy

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:24 AM

links arnt workin

:rolleyes: :wacko: Probably because it was posted over a year ago. :shrug:
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