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How to Cut Stainless Tubing Straight

Maintenance
When cutting stainless steel tubing, you must ensure that the cut end of the stainless tubing is straight. If the cut is crooked, the end that you cut will not fit squarely into a stainless steel fitting or butt up tight to another piece of pipe for a weld joint. The tools required to mark a straigh
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How to Install a New Tow/Haul Button on a 2002 Chevy Duramax

Maintenance
The 2002 Chevrolet full-size truck with the Duramax engine and an automatic transmission has a transmission shift lever on the column with a tow/haul button installed on the end. The point of this button is to change the shift points on the transmission when you're pulling a load. If this button fai
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How to Locate the Radiator Drain Screw on a 1996 Buick Regal

Maintenance
Locating the radiator drain screw on a 1996 Buick Regal can be a bit of a complicated task if you are trying to locate it from the top of the vehicle. It can be done, but you will scratch you arms and even possibly break wires if you attempt to reach the drain (also known as a petcock) from the top
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How to Read Tire Sizes on Wheels

Maintenance
Tires are identified by a code imprinted on the sidewall of the tire that helps customers to identify what type of tire they are purchasing and the dimensions of the tire so they make sure it fits their vehicle. Making sure that you purchase a tire of the right size is vital. Usually, the proper tir
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Some Do's & Dont's While Replacing Fuel Filter

Maintenance
Changing fuel filter must be easy for you now, but you need to keep a check to avoid any mishappening or any mistake. Since every process has few 'Do's & Don'ts, so does the procedure of replacing fuel filter has. A glance at these instructions would definitely ensure safer fuel repla
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Symptoms of Bad Timing in a 2G DSM

Maintenance
The Eclipse 2G is a second-generation car produced by Mitsubishi that features an engine by Diamond-Star Motors (DSM). The car's engine timing controls the ignition of fuel by producing a spark at a precise time in the cylinder's stroke. This ensures that fuel burns completely and evenly in the Ecli
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How to Change A Headlight on A Ford Truck

Maintenance
Ford is known for saying that their trucks are "Built Ford Tough." While Ford enthusiasts agree, even the best manufactured vehicles require certain parts replacement sooner or later. One of the most important parts easily replaced without having to be taken to a professional is the headlights. Once
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How to Check the Transmission Fluid in a 2005 XC90 2.5T

Maintenance
A transmission is connected to the back of a car's engine. It sends power from the engine to the wheels and delivers it within certain revolutions per minute (rpm). An engine runs best within a specific rpm range, based on the make and model of the car and its engine. To check the transmission fluid
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Car Wash and Wax: How to Save Yourself Time and Money With the Right Product

Maintenance
Waterless car wash products both wash and wax your vehicle and do not require the use of water. These products dissolve and lift dirt from the surface of your car. All you have to do is spray the formula on your car, rub it in a circular motion with a terry cloth to remove dirt, and then buff the ha
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How to Set the Top Dead Center on a 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Maintenance
Setting top dead center or TDC on your 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera is a crucial part of many different procedures you may wish to perform on your car. Setting the timing, changing the distributor or removing the valve train are all examples of procedures that require the use of TDC. Top dead cent