The 2006 Dodge Durango is a powerful and good-looking sport utility vehicle that stands shoulder-to-shoulder with other SUVs, especially when it's loaded with all the features. When you're checking over the Durango before a purchase, at first glance you may be concerned about cargo space. The Durang
The rims on a car are the metal plates between the rubber tire and the wheel. Many automobile owners will customize rims, using them to give the car added prestige and a personalized feel.
If the front axle in your Jeep Cherokee becomes damaged and requires replacement, it can be removed from the Jeep as one unit. The axle is heavy and does require more time than some basic tasks, but it can be removed with basic tools and a little patience. Replacement axles can be purchased new from
Camaro fenders are located on the side of the engine compartment on each side of the Camaro. The fenders on the Camaro are held in place on the body with 7 to 12 bolts, depending on the year of the Camaro. You will need a standard wrench set to remove the bolt and the fender. Removing the fenders fr
Perform custom automotive painting in fully enclosed paint booths. The booth features complete environmental controls in order to create the atmosphere for a perfect paint job. The incoming air is heated and filtered as part of a high-volume regulated air supply. By controlling the environment in th
Fuel filters keep contaminants from entering fuel injectors and causing poor performance. You should change your fuel filter every 25,000 to 35,0000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. Fuel filters will be on the fuel line under your vehicle between the fuel tank and the engine. The exact loca
I won't lie to you. Removing the rear quarter-window on a 1992 Ford Mustang is not for the average car owner. However, if you're an automotive enthusiast who's handy with the tools and that discolored or even decaying rubber molding is driving you crazy, it is possible to get the window out of the c
Keeping a spare tire handy can be the difference between getting where you need to go and being stranded on the side of the road. Changing a tire changes on a BMW Z4 is a straightforward process that should have you back up and running in little time. You can change to a spare if your tire tread is
The 1982 Datsun 720 pickup, released as a Nissan for markets outside North America, is a compact utility truck with available four-wheel drive. Customers who opted for four-wheel drive received a truck with some key upgrades over the two-wheel drive model.
The LT1 is an engine made by General Motors primarily for high-end sports cars. The LT1 engine was fairly reliable but did have several known issues. If you own a vehicle fitted with one of these engines and are experiencing problems with it, you'll want to troubleshoot the issue to confirm what the
As a business format, the SMART Repair industry started to take off around fifteen years ago.Dealing almost exclusively with the motor trade dealer network.The following article gives a brief history of how this new Industry is evolving.
The automotive air conditioning system consists of several components, including a compressor, evaporator, condenser, expansion valve, orifice and receiver-drier. Any one of the components can fail, or several can be affected by the same problem, such as leaks or blockages. Blockages in the air cond
Replacing the fuel pump on a 2002 Pontiac Grand AM can be done with a set of hand tools, a vehicle jack and a set of jack stands. Doing the repair yourself can save hundreds of dollars in repair bills. Having previous automotive repair experience aids greatly in this process, however, it
Although not essential for operating your Harley motorcycle, the odometer is nevertheless a helpful instrument, allowing you to determine how far the bike has gone. This can be especially useful when you need to change the oil or perform other maintenance tasks. If the odometer isn't working, the is
Some Sea-Doo personal watercraft are equipped with a second, smaller fuel tank. These fuel tanks come in handy if you happen to run out of fuel while on the open water. The flow between these two fuel tanks is controlled by a switch known as the fuel selector switch. The fuel selector switch is a ty
An after-market in-line transmission filter for the 2005 Dodge diesel truck is sold in most major automotive stores. These filters are not produced by Dodge but are made specifically to fit the transmission, and are installed beneath the transmission drain pan. Installing the filter is a relatively
With attention to winter maintenance, a 1996 4-horse Johnson may last well into the 21st century, propelling more than one generation of boaters. This means your preparations for storing your boat for the winter season need to include preparations for storing your outboard. The Johnson 4-horsepower
The Galaxie, Ford's premier offering for the 1959 model year, was originally equipped with a 223 cubic inch, six-cylinder engine as standard equipment. In addition, three eight-cylinder engines were offered as optional equipment (the 292, the 332 and the 352). The reliability and...
The BMW 528i model vehicles come equipped with four-wheel disc brakes. The braking system is designed to stop the car by applying pressure from the brake pads to the brake rotors. When the brake pedal is pushed in, the brake caliper cylinder compresses the pads against the inner and outer sides of t