Plano Automotive Repairs – Do It Yourself!
Plano Auto Repair Do It Yourself provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about car and truck repair procedures including engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+
General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1994-95 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Flame-Type (Halide) Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
General Service Domestic Vehicles1994-95 Leak Test Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks. R-12 leak detectors will not detect R-134a leaks. For R-134a system an electronic type leak detecto...
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Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
Disc BrakesRear Disc Brakes & Parking BrakesBrake System BleedPressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic disc brake systems.The disc brake hydraulic system can be bled manually or with pressure bleeding equipment. The brake pedal will require more pumping and frequent inspecting of fluid level in master cylinder during bleeding operation.Do not use brake fluid drained from the hydraulic system when bleeding the brakes. Be sure the disc brake pistons are returned to their normal positions and the shoe and lining assemblies are properly seated. Before driving the vehicle, inspect brake operation to be sure a firm pedal has been ob...
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Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.
General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger CarsFuel Pressure ReliefExcept Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & StormDo not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...
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Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Suzuki2009 Grand Vitara 2.4LDRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, ReplaceDisassemblePlace match marks on flange yoke and shaft.Using snap ring plier, remove 2 circlips.Using special tool 09926-48010 or equivalent, push spider bearing race out 0.12 - 0.16 in. from shaft yoke race. Before pushing it out, apply penetrate lubricant between bearing race and yoke race.Tapping yoke with a hammer, completely remove bearing race.Take out bearing race on other side in same way as in Step 3 and 4.Push out bearing race on flange yoke side as described in Step 2 and 3, and then, holding bearing race in a vise, tap flange yoke and take out race.Remove ...
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Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.
Buick1999-04 Regal & 1999-05 CenturyDescriptionThe TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) warns the driver when a large change in the air pressure of one tire is present while the vehicle is being driven. The TPMS uses the EBCM (Electronic Brake Control Module), BCM (Body Control Module), ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System) wheel speed sensor inputs, instrument panel fuse block Reset button and the instrument panel cluster to perform the functions of the system.The software used to calculate the relative tire pressure differences is contained in the EBCM. This software requires approximately 30 minutes of straight line driving in each of ...
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Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
Volkswagen1995-97 Jetta 2.0LAlternator, ReplaceObtain audio coded anti-theft code.Disconnect wiring connectors from alternator.Remove serpentine drive belt, using a suitable removal tool.Remove alternator mounting bolts, then the alternator.Remove serpentine b...
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Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.
Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 Avalanche
Cabin Air Filter ServiceGeneral Motors Corp./Saturn1999-2007 Silverado, Sierra, 2000-07 Denali, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL, 2001-07 Escalade & 2002-07 AvalancheUnder normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.Remove the righthand instrument panel hush panel.Remove the A/C and heater modul...
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Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.
Infiniti -> Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Warning Lamp ->
InfinitiFour Wheel Drive (4WD) Warning LampWhen the ignition switch is placed in the on position, the 4WD warning lamp will light as a bulb check but should go off soon after the engine is started. If a malfunction in the 4WD ...
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Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+
Buick1992-93 Skylark 3.3LRadiator, ReplaceDisconnect battery ground cable.Drain cooling system.Remove air intake duct assembly.Disconnect upper transaxle cooler line.Disconnect upper radiator hose.Lower transaxle cooler line.Disconnect cooling fan electrical connector, then remove cooling fan mounting bolts.Remove cool...
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Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.
Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Toyota1995-2009 Tacoma 2.7LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceRotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...
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Component location diagrams for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.
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OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1986+ domestic and 1990+ imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.
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OEM TSB listings for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.
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