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The headlights in a 2003 Honda Civic EX need to be replaced if the filament is burned out. Replacement headlights can be purchased from most auto parts stores. However, each parts store may carry different brand names and each manufacturer of aftermarket replacement headlights has a different part n
When gas prices rise, so does the theft of gas. One way that thieves steal gas from your gas tank is by siphoning--using a tube to suck gas from your vehicle. You park your car and go to work, you come out eight hours later and find that your car won't start because you have no gas. You can protect
Do those lights on your vehicle's dash board drive you nuts when they start flashing at you? Nearly every vehicle has them and they are there for good reasons. What do they indicate and what should you do if the check engine light comes on? In the following paragraphs, you will see the course o
The KIA Sedona model vehicles have a canister-type fuel filter that is designed to keep any debris or small particles from getting into the fuel injectors and stopping them up. The gas that goes into the gas tank can have small particles or other debris inside of it. The fuel filter will trap and ho
Replacing the fuel filter on your 2000 Ford F-150 is an essential part of car maintenance. The filter helps to keep dirt and rust from getting into the engine. However, over time, the fuel filter will clog with dirt, causing it to work improperly. Checking and changing the filter on a regular basis
Honda vehicles are renowned for their durability and reliability, but time and exposure to weather can cause problems in any vehicle. If your Honda experiences difficulties upon ignition or will not start, you can interpret the symptoms to determine what the problem is and get it fixed. Learning to
A bumper is designed to protect the frame and workings of a vehicle in the event of a collision with another object. You can sustain dents in your bumper from shopping carts to another car, obviously with varying degrees of damage. Many people will try to bang out these dents, with unsatisfactory re
Your Plymouth Neon has an electrically operated engine cooling fan. Replacing the engine fan on a Plymouth Neon is rather easy, compared to conducting the same procedure on other vehicles. With nothing more than a wrench, a novice can accomplish these steps comfortably in about 30 minutes.
A week or so ago, someone asked me if they should start a mobile car washing and auto detailing business in a large US city. The scenario goes something like this; a single mom, in a large metropolitan sprawling city, let's use Houston as an example, wants to hire two-guys to do the work and us
Performing an oil change on a 1991 Buick Regal is not that different from changing the oil on any other car. Doing it yourself can save time and money. Oil lubricates the internal parts on the engine. When the oil starts to break down, it is not as efficient at lubricating, and as a result, engine w
Nissan recommends that you change the engine coolant in your Versa's radiator once every three years. Check the coolant frequently for any debris, contaminants or variations in color. Drain and replace the coolant at the first sign of any contamination. Most auto parts stores will accept the used co
Follow some simple tips to remove your windshield successfullyJupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesCracks or leaks might appear in your windshield which means it might need some attention but removing the windshield of a car is tricky business. It requires two pairs of hands and some...
Replacing the side view mirror on a Saturn SC (coupe) series and a Saturn SL (sedan) series involves exactly the same procedure. If the interior lever to manipulate the mirror or the mirror itself has been compromised, you don't need to go to a body-shop or repair station to replace it. Aftermarket,
Maintaining your vehicle ensures that it will last longer, whether you purchased it new or used. Complete a basic tune-up on your vehicle every 30,000 miles. The focus of a tune-up is to keep your engine in good condition and running smoothly. Replacing basic parts saves you money over time, since y
IntroductionCheck the fuses for the blower motor and the relay. Make sure that the fuses are not blown. Check the blower motor and the relay to be sure they have power. Start the car and with the circuit tester check across the fuse for power. Now remove the relay and make sure that...
A microdot is a miniature security tag which carries information sufficient to identify the origin of the part. Each microdot is barely big enough to see. It carries a unique serial number, or the VIN, and contact information for the company which manages a registration database. Microdots are easil