Auto Parts & Maintenance & Repairs : Cars & Vehicles
Jeep Wranglers feature interchangable tops, allowing motorists and their passengers to enjoy the benefits of soft or hard tops -- or none at all. Switching from a soft to a hard top offers a number of benefits, including better protection from weather elements, enhanced security and a quieter ride.
The 1988 Pontiac Trans Am was available with one of several engine options. The 5.0L TBI V8 is commonly referred to as the 305 (305-cubic inches). This engine is not fuel-injected; it is carbureted and uses a traditional ring-style air filter. Replacing this type of filter is straightforward. It's a
Many vehicles have a voltmeter installed as part of the dashboard instrument cluster. A voltmeter allows you to see at a glance whether the battery is being adequately charged. Some vehicles do not have a voltmeter installed as a part of the instrumentation. If you'd like to have a voltmeter but you
Polaris first began releasing all-terrain vehicles in 1985, giving the company a little more than a decade of experience when it released the Polaris Scrambler 500 in 1998. This ATV featured a number of upgrades over the company's early makes, and new models of the Scrambler were still...
Jeep produced the 2005 Liberty with four-wheel drive and several engine options. The four-wheel drive components operate in the same manner for all the engine types. The transfer case feeds power to the front and rear differentials. The transfer case uses transmission fluid and should be checked wit
The most common cause of a clogged radiator is old radiator fluid. Fluid that has never been changed, or sat for long periods without the engine running, creates rust and sediment that blocks the radiator fins and hoses. Fortunately, you can repair a clogged radiator easily. All it takes is some run
All late-model GM cars, including Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, Pontiac and GMC, use a throttle position sensor, which is located on the throttle body, to tell the computer where the position of the throttle is and how fast the driver is pressing on the gas pedal. When the computer reads the signal fr
You should never see the oil light blinking on your 1995 Honda Civic hatchback while you have the engine running. The low oil pressure indicator looks like an oil container with a drop of oil coming from the spout; this indicates that your Civic has low oil pressure. Immediate mechanical damage can
According to Edmund's.com, the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier came in two types -- a coupe and a sedan. The sedan had one engine available -- the 2.2 liter four-cylinder engine -- and came in two trim levels, base and LS. The coupe had three trim levels available -- base, RS and the Z24 -- and offered two
The Honda Rebel is a small, entry-level motorcycle that allows almost anyone to get into motorcycle riding and maintenance. Because of its simple design, the Rebel has become the go-to bike for beginners looking to experiment with riding and customization, as well as tinkerers looking for projects.
The first Chevrolet S-10 Blazer was produced in 1983. The 1999 S-10 Blazer offered an option for a ZR2 package, based on a two-door 1999 S-10 Blazer, with four-wheel drive and many added cosmetic amenities. The fuel tank on the 1999 Blazer ZR2 runs parallel to the driver's-side frame rail and sits j
Digital billboards may distract drivers.highway image by TNK from Fotolia.comDigital billboards, also known as electronic billboards, refer to billboards that can electronically change their images or text. This allows for more flexibility in advertisements. For example, digital...
The cooling system on a Chevy truck consists of the water pump, thermostat, radiator fan with clutch and the radiator. When the engine is started cold, the thermostat is closed and will not allow the antifreeze in the engine to circulate causing the fluid to heat up more rapidly. Once the temperatur
If the instrument panel in your 1994 Caprice Classic becomes damaged or starts to malfunction, this can be a safety issue, and you should look to replace the instrument panel as soon as possible. You can pick up a replacement instrument panel as well as all the tools you will need from your local a
The Honda Civic uses a double-wishbone front suspension system and pressed-in wheel bearings called hub bearings. This system is durable and light weight, perfect for the small, nimble Civic. When the wheel bearings do wear out, new ones must be pressed in with a press to avoid damaging the new bear