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How to Change a U-Joint in a GMC Sierra

Changing the U-joints in your GMC Sierra is a good project for the do-it-yourselfer or home mechanic. The U-joints are located at each end of the drive shaft and allow for vertical movement while the shaft is spinning. Worn U-joints can cause vibrations, banging sounds and fail, causing damage to th

How to Fill a Car Radiator

Car radiators contain a 50/50 mixture of engine coolant and water. The coolant mixture circulates through the car's engine, where it draws heat from the engine, allowing the engine to cool. The coolant then travels back through the radiator, where it passes between the tanks via small tubes fitted w

Clogged Fuel Line Symptoms

A fuel line is a hose placed in the engine of an automobile or other vehicle. It controls and regulate the flow of liquid fuel or fuel vapor. Typically, a fuel line, an integral part of the fuel system, consists of all the tubes that come out of the filter neck. It connects the carbon...

The Dog Days of Summer

Most of the country is experiencing very warm weather. The hot weather not only takes a toll on us, but also on our cars. However, there are some things you can do to help your car get through the dog days of summer whether you are driving a husky old waggin, a tricked out vet or a mixed breed.

How to Rotate Tires on a Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a mid-size crossover SUV, that is part car and part SUV that Hyundai introduced in 2001. Hyundai has been working on the model, making it easier to handle and more attractive to cost-conscious buyers. Keep your ride smooth and in the best condition by rotating the tires about

How to Rejuvenate SLA Batteries

Sealed lead acid (SLA) batteries are the most common type used in today's automobiles. A SLA battery (also called low or zero maintenance) is essentially the same as older lead acid battery designs, except it is manufactured as a sealed system. A mixture of sulfuric acid and water acts as an electro

How to Build a Jeep

Purchasing a new vehicle can be a difficult endeavor. When you are looking for a specific model it can be hard to locate them on a Jeep dealer's lot. If you do find the model you are looking for, the chance of it having all of the features you prefer is not likely. By accessing the Jeep website, you