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How to Install Amp Wires in a Toyota Camry

Your newly purchased amplifier will boost both the volume and presence of your music. Installing the amplifier yourself saves money, but only if you do so correctly. Amplifier wiring kits contain the cables and connectors necessary to install your new device properly. You may then wire the amplifier

How to Replace a 2007 Beetle Headlight

The headlights on your 2007 Volkswagen New Beetle should be checked periodically to make sure it is functioning properly. Of course, if and when the headlights do burn out, you'll need to replace them right away. Replacement headlights can be purchased from auto parts stores. The 2007 New Beetle ac

How to Put a Belt on a 1993 Jeep

Inspecting the serpentine belt on your Jeep should be part of your monthly vehicle maintenance routine. Normally, a serpentine belt should be inspected or changed every 45,000 miles or 3-4 years. Checking it for frays, tears, rips or oil each time an oil change is performed will help you stay on top

How to Remove the Console in a Mercedes R Class

The Mercedes R-Class has two center consoles: one in the front seating area and one in the rear seating area. According to the R-Class owner's manual, the center console in the rear seat is owner-removable, but the front is not. You might want to remove the rear center console to make it easier for

How to Remove a Broken Grease Fitting

A grease fitting is a little port that channels grease gun-injected grease to a mechanical part that needs lubrication. They are commonly found on automobile and truck suspension components such as ball joints, tie rods and swing arms. Grease fittings are threaded, much like screws, and are installe

How to Locate the Oil Pan on a Car

A vehicle's oil pan is a metal pan that is attached to the bottom of an engine's crankcase. The oil pan is typically made of steel and can be removed. After the oil circulates through a vehicle's engine, it drains into the oil pan for storage. When the oil needs to be changed, the old oil is drained

How to Remove an Engine Mount

Engine mounts are what secure the engine to the frame of the vehicle and keep the engine from shaking and vibrating. The vehicle will not operate correctly if the engine mounts are bent or worn. Also, the engine can cause serious damage to the components inside the engine and that will cost you a lo

How to Adjust the Clutch in a Honda Accord

The Honda Accord is one of those cars that keep on going. If, however, you don't like where the clutch engages, or it doesn't feel right to you, you can adjust it or attend to most clutch issues yourself. It may be as simple as adding clutch fluid to your reservoir, or adjusting the clutch pedal. If

How to Replace a Camshaft Position Sensor

The camshaft position sensor, mounted in the engine block of most vehicles, transmits information to the vehicle's main computer. This information is used to insure that the engine has the correct air-to-fuel ratio and is ignited by the ignition system at the correct time. A faulty camshaft position

How to Replace Truck Rotors

Modern trucks use a hydraulic caliper to apply a friction surface onto a rotor. This rotor can warp or wear out, usually due to heat stresses, and require replacement. Changing the rotors is a standardized, simple process that can take the average backyard mechanic about an hour to complete.