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How to Inspect the Drivetrain in a Chrysler Sebring

Maintenance
The Chrysler Sebring comes in an all-wheel drive version, as of the 2008 model, which provides superior handling and road traction, but also requires a better look at the drivetrain when you perform your annual inspection on the car. You want to pay extra attention to the wheel bearings and connecti
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How to Get Hydraulic Fluid Off of a Car's Paint Job

Maintenance
Hydraulic fluid can make a mess if it gets on your car's paint job. It is oily and leaves a slimy residue on the surface of the car. Hydraulic fluid doesn't cause damage to the car's paint job, but it should be removed since it allows dirt and dust to stick to your car much more easily. You can remo
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How to Troubleshoot a 1998 Nissan Maxima

Maintenance
The 1998 Nissan Maxima is a full-sized vehicle manufactured by Nissan. It is marketed as a "4-door sports car". The Maxima is enjoying its 7th generation of redesign (as of 2009). In 1998, the car had an impressive peak torque output of 208 lb-ft. coming from a 3.0L engine. Being a 4-door sports car
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How to Install an Ignition Switch on a Harley

Maintenance
Some Harley owners repair their own bikes. This saves a service bill and time off riding. When an ignition switch is bad, remove the old one and install a new switch. Please note that this instruction is for a Harley with the ignition switch on the tank instrument panel. Some ignition switches insta
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How to Replace the Wiper Blades on a Ford Explorer

Maintenance
If you have a Ford Explorer, than you know how well it drives in adverse weather conditions. But in order to aid your sight in those bad driving conditions, you need to make sure your wiper blades are working properly. Here's how to replace your Ford Explorer wiper blades if they have become dry-ro
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How to Hardwire Interior LED Car Lights

Maintenance
Interior LED lights, which provide lighting across a variety of wavelengths and degrees of brightness, offer convenience, safety, and the possibility of customizing your vehicle. LED lights offer myriad advantages, including their small size, longer lifetime, relatively low energy consumption compar
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How to Troubleshoot Motorcycle Front Brake Locking

Maintenance
Motorcycles use hydraulic front brakes that consist of a master cylinder, a brake line and a caliper assembly. The master cylinder is pressurized by hand pressure on the brake lever. The pressurized fluid travels through the brake line and causes the brake piston inside of the caliper to extend and
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How to Check the Transmission Fluid in a Pontiac Grand Am

Maintenance
Your Pontiac Grand Am's transmission is responsible for automatically changing gears as the vehicle moves. In order to preserve your transmission and keep it running smoothly, you must have ample transmission fluid. The transmission fluid is specialized oil that lubricates the gears and valve operat
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How to Replace the AC Belt on a 2000 Chevy Silverado

Maintenance
The air conditioner belt on the 2000 Chevy Silverado engine is a single belt that also controls the alternator, power steering pump, water pump and the vacuum pump. The belt is designed to control each accessory at the same time by routing around each accessory pulley. The turning of the crankshaft
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How to Determine if Your Prop Shaft is Bent

Maintenance
When a boat engine's prop shaft is bent, the performance of the engine and boat are affected. Diagnosing a bent prop shaft is done in three different ways. Perform two of these with the boat in motion, paying attention to vibrations and cavitation -- air bubbles and turbulence -- in the wake, and if
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What Color Paints Do I Need if I Want to Repaint My Grasshopper Mower?

Maintenance
The Grasshopper Mower line was designed to cut both small areas or acres of lawn with ease, give your lawn a perfect cut with deep cutting chambers, keep you comfortable with a well-padded seat, and reduce gas prices with its diesel engines. When it comes to painting your well-loved Grasshopper, you