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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!

A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES

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+

Volvo -> Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Manual Climate Control
Vehicle: 1998 Volvo S70 2.3 L5 GAS

VolvoVacuum & Wiring Diagrams Manual Clima...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Precautions -> Audio Coded Anti-Theft System -> Battery Ground Cable -> Brake Fluid
Vehicle: 2000 Volkswagen Eurovan 2.8 V6 GAS

Anti-lock BrakesAnti-lock BrakesPrecautionsBattery Ground CablePrior to service, disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.Audio Coded Anti-Theft SystemSome models are equipped with a radio anti-theft system that will disable the system when battery power is interrupted. Unless the system is reset the radio will not operate.Turn radio On. SAFE and 1000 should be displayed.Enter radio code using first four program station buttons. Security code will appear on display.Depress and hold righthand side of rad...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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 Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
Vehicle: 1990 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Brougham 5.0 V8 GAS

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger CarsFuel Filter ReplacementExcept Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & PrizmDo 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 v...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2008 Land Rover LR2 SE 3.2 L6 GAS

Land Rover2004-05 Freelander 2.5LDRIVESHAFT, ReplaceAlways remove the propeller shafts and viscous coupling as an assembly. Dismantling the individual units on the vehicle may cause damage to the components.Never unbolt the viscous coupling support bearings from the body without first detaching the propeller shafts at the differential and IRD. The weight of the center section will pull the CV joint apart, causing irreparable damage.Never allow the CV joint to be manipulated to an acute angle. This will cause the internal roller bearings to break up, leading to excessive backlash and CV joint failure.Raise vehicle on a four-po...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES

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+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2009 KIA RIO 1.6 L4 GAS

Kia2009 Rio & Rio5Component LocationsRefer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 GMC V3500 Pickup 6.2 V8 DIESEL

GMC1990-91 V3500 Pickup 6.2LAlternator, ReplaceDisconnect battery ground cable.Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead from rear of alternator.Remove accessory drive belt.Remove alternator mounting bolts.Separate alternator from mounting bracket.Rem...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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 -> Audi -> 1998-2004 A6, Allroad, RS6, S6 & 2000-06 TT
Vehicle: 2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8 L4 GAS

Cabin Air Filter ServiceAudi1998-2004 A6, Allroad, RS6, S6 & 2000-06 TTOn 1998-2000 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles.On 2001-03 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 20,000 miles.On 2004-07 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced at 15,000 miles, then every 20,000 miles.Open the hood.Remove the plenum chamber cover.Release the cabin air filter retaining tab ca...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> 2007-09 Sierra & Silverado -> Less Driver Information Center (DIC) -> With Driver Information Center (DIC)
Vehicle: 2007 GMC Sierra 3500 Classic SLE 6.6 V8 DIESEL

General Motors Corp./Saturn TrucksChange Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages2007-09 Sierra & SilveradoLess Driver Information Center (DIC)Turn ignition On, but do not start engine.Fully depress and release accelerator pedal three times within five seconds.Place the ignition switch in the Off position.If the Change Oil Soon Message comes back On when starting the vehicle, the Engine Oil Life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure to reset the Engine Oil Life systemWith Driver Information Center (DIC)Turn ig...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2007 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0 V6 ELECTRIC/GAS

Honda2006-07 Accord 3.0LCoolant Hose, ReplaceLowerDrain engine coolant into a suitable container.Reposition hose clamp and remove hose from thermostat side of water passage.Reposition hose clamp and remove hose from radiator outlet.Remove hose from vehicle.Reve...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES

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
Vehicle: 1990 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SEL 3.0 L6 GAS

Mercedes Benz1990-91 300SEL 3.0LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceRemove fan and fan shroud.Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable tool to remove drive belt.Remove drive belt.Clean and i...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS

Component location diagrams for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Steering Column Diagram for 2007 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0 V8 DIESEL

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C202A
  • Multifunction Switch Connector
  • Haul Switch Connector
  • Tow Switch Connector
  • Connector C202b
Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 2008 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • Ignition Coil No. 4
  • Ignition Coil No. 2
  • Ignition Noise Filter
  • Knock Sensor Bank 2

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WIRING DIAGRAMS

OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1986+ domestic and 1990+ imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

1995 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Headlight Relay
1995 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

Components on diagram:
  • Fog Light Switch
  • Headlight Relay
  • Combination Meter
  • Headlight
  • Lighting Switch

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TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS

OEM TSB listings for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

Document: DIRECT CLUTCH DISTRESS-NEW SUPPORT/CASE/PISTON/BOLT- 3L80 & 3L80-HD
Vehicle: 1985 GMC K35/K3500 Pickup 6.2 V8 DIESEL

Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
Document: EGO SENSOR - SILICONE SEALANT CONTAMINATION - REV
Vehicle: 1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Super 4.9 L6 GAS

Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors

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