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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+

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1993-95 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Flame-Type (Halide) Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 1993 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5 L4 GAS

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans1993-95 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 detector i...

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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+.

DISC BRAKES, FORD -> Ford Sliding Calipers -> DESCRIPTION
Vehicle: 1991 Ford F-350 Pickup Super CAB 7.5 V8 GAS

DISC BRAKES, FORDFord Sliding CalipersDESCRIPTIONThese assemblies consist of a caliper housing, bleeder screw, brake pads, mounting hardware, a single or dual piston, square cut seals and molded rubber dust boots. The rail slider-type calipe...

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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 -> Component Locations -> Electra (1985-90), Park Avenue (1991-98), LeSabre (1999-86), DeVille (1985-05), CTS, DTS, Fleetwood (1985-92), 88 (1999-86), 98 (1985-96), LSS, Regency, Bonneville (1987-05) & STS (2005-06)
Vehicle: 1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8 V6 GAS

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger CarsComponent LocationsElectra (1985-90), Park Avenue (1991-98), LeSabre (1999-86), DeVille (1985-05), CTS, DTS, Fleetwood (1985-92), 88 ...

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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
Vehicle: 2006 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS

Kia2006-08 Sportage 2.0LCV AXLE SHAFT, ReplaceRaise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.Remove driveshaft cotter pin, castle nut and washer from front hub.Remove bolts securing wheel speed sensor from steering knuckle.Disconnect tie rod ball joint from knuckle using suitable tool.Disconnect ball joint from steering knuckle using suitable tool.Remove lower arm ball joint mounting bolts.Tap on driveshaft front hub assembly using plastic hammer.Push front hub assembly outward and separate driveshaft from hub assembly.Insert suitable tool between tr...

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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+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Less Scan Tool -> With Scan Tool
Vehicle: 2009 Nissan Versa S 1.8 L4 GAS

Nissan2009 VersaDiagnosis & TestingLess Scan ToolAccessing Diagnostic Trouble CodesTo start the self-diagnostics, place the ignition switch in the On position, then ground terminal of the tire pressure warning check connector. The fault location is indicated by the blinking of the low tire pressure warning lamp, Fig. . If the low tire pressure warning lamp is blinking repeatedly at 5 Hz, there is no fault occurring in the system.Diagnostic Trouble Code InterpretationClearing Diagnostic Trouble CodesIn order to make it easier to find the cause of hard to duplicate malfunctions, the malfunction information is s...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic EX 1.6 L4 GAS

Honda1990-92 Civic 1.6LStarter, ReplaceDisconnect battery ground cable, then wait at least three minutes before continuing procedure.Disconnect positive battery cable.Remove engine wire harness.Disconnect all electrical leads at starter.Loosen...

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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 -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1997-2007 Expedition, F-150, Navigator, 2002 Blackwood & 2006-07 Mark LT
Vehicle: 2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4 V8 GAS

Cabin Air Filter ServiceFord Motor Co.1997-2007 Expedition, F-150, Navigator, 2002 Blackwood & 2006-07 Mark LTOn these models, the cabin air filter is an option.Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.From under passenger side of the instrument panel behind the glove compartment, remove the cabin air filter cover to the bottom of the heater plenu...

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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+.

Volvo -> Service Indicator Lamp -> 2002-09 XC70
Vehicle: 2006 Volvo XC70 2.5 L5 GAS

VolvoService Indicator Lamp2002-09 XC70Turn ignition Off.Depress trip odometer Reset button, then place the ignition switch in the On position within 2 seconds.Hold the reset button for the trip odometer pressed in until the original value has been reset .On 2003-09 models, a general yellow lamp will light when the reset button must be released....

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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: 2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8 L4 GAS

Volkswagen2001-03 Jetta 1.8LCoolant Hose, ReplaceLowerDrain coolant into a suitable container.Reposition hose clamp at radiator and remove hose.Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing and remove hose.Remove hose from vehicle.Reverse procedu...

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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: 1998 Ford E-250 Econoline Super 5.4 V8 GAS

Ford Truck1997-2009 E-250 Van 5.4LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceRotate drive belt tensioner counterclockwise, using a 1/2 square hole in drive belt tensioner pull...

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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+.

Wheel Speed Sensors Diagram for 2002 Jeep Liberty 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Wheel Speed Sensor Connector
  • Differential Case
  • Wheel Speed Sensor
Driver's Side Mirror Adjustment Motor Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Eurovan 2.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Side Mirror Adjustment Motor
  • V17

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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.

1990 Plymouth Sundance 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • Hazard Flasher
  • Turn Signal Flasher
  • Stop Lamp and Speed Control Switch
  • Hazard Flasher Switch
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

Components on diagram:
  • Overhead Console
  • Left Power Vent Motor

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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: PROM/NEW - LOW SPD DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS/SPARK KNOCK
Vehicle: 1992 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 5.0 V8 GAS

Symptoms:
  • Driveability

Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
Document: TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM SERVICE TOOL, J 45096, TRANSFLOW INFORMATION - REVISED
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet S10 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS

Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment

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