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How to Hook Up a Subwoofer Amplifier

Maintenance
Installing an amplifier to a set of subwoofers can be confusing if you are not familiar with car stereos and how the wiring works. Each subwoofer has a maximum wattage allowance listed on it; this will determine the biggest amp allowance you can use for that speaker. Once you hook up an amplifier fo
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How to Connect a Hose Repair Kit

Maintenance
Automobile heater hoses connect the interior heater core with the engine's cooling system. One hose supplies warm coolant to the heater core and the other hose returns the coolant from the core back to the engine. When a rupture occurs in either hose, coolant leaks out and if enough is lost, the eng
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1970 Lincoln Continental Mark 3 Water Pump Removal & Installation

Maintenance
The 1970 Lincoln Continental Mark 3 luxury sedan belong to a generation that spanned 1970 to 1992. That is 22 years of the same body design and same engine components. Over this period, very little changed on the Mark 3, including the design and function of the water pump. If the water pump stopped
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How to Put a Belt on a Grand Prix Supercharger

Maintenance
The Pontiac Grand Prix featuring the 3.8-liter supercharged engine comes equipped with two drive belts. The primary serpentine belt functions as a serpentine belt does on most cars. The secondary belt--the supercharger belt--provides the additional power for the supercharger on demand. This belt is
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How to Fix the Heater Core in a 1992 Chevrolet Blazer

Maintenance
The heater core in your Chevrolet Blazer is very similar to the radiator, except that it is much smaller. As the fluid passes through the tubes in the heater, it brings heat to the passenger compartment that is circulated using a blower system. If you do not flush the engine cooling system periodica
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How to Select a Prop for My Outboard

Maintenance
Everyone is looking for a good fit, whether it be in life or in a propeller. When you select a prop for your outboard, the dealer may talk about pitch and diameter, but the only way to find the right prop for your outboard is to put your boat in the water. "Diameter," or how large a circle the blade
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How to Replace the Serpentine in a Toyota Corolla

Maintenance
The serpentine belt in a Toyota Corolla winds through various sections of the engine that are vital to the performance of the vehicle. The alternator is one of the major components that runs off of the serpentine belt, as is the engine itself, and the belt usually runs the air-conditioning compresso
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Professional Auto Mechanic Services

Maintenance
Auto mechanics are life savers when it comes to finding the problems that are wrong with your car even if you don't really know how to describe them. They are knowledgeable in every inch of a car and can help to resolve the problem through their different services. Auto glass service is when a
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How to Change a Gas Filter for a 97 Chevy Astro Van

Maintenance
The fuel pump in a 1997 Chevrolet Astro Van is located in the fuel tank at the back of the van. The fuel line is routed to the engine through the fuel injector. To ensure the fuel is clean, a filter is installed in the fuel line to help pull out harmful debris and sediment. Replacement of the filter
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How to Remove the Rear Seat From a 1991 Camry

Maintenance
If you wish to access the rear seat belt system or replace the carpet in your 1991 Toyota Camry, there is no need to hire a mechanic. You can remove the back seat yourself quite easily and save the money you would otherwise spend on repair. Before starting, however, ask a friend for help. You'll nee
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1997 Honda Civic D-Series Motor Information

Maintenance
In 1997, the Honda Civic was available with one of three closely related Honda D-series engine choices. All engines displaced 1.6 liters and were paired with either 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmissions. Civic Si, Type-R, Si-R and VTi models used other engines not part of the D series.
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How to Replace a Horn in a Pontiac Grand Prix

Maintenance
The Grand Prix name has been in continuous production by Pontiac since 1962. There have been seven generations as of 2008 that include mid-size, full-size and luxury cars. Pontiac Grand Prix owners frequently replace the original equipment manufacturer's horn with a much louder aftermarket horn. Rep
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How to Replace Ford Ranger Seats

Maintenance
The Ford Ranger has been a successful product for Ford since its introduction in the 1980s, and is still being built today. Since it is a base model truck, not every Ranger comes with the options that you may want on your vehicle. For example, it may come with a bench seat and you want to install bu
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How Do You Replace Brake Pads for Mazda3?

Maintenance
Replacing the brake pads on the Mazda3 is a task often reserved for brake repair specialists, but with careful attention and proper instruction you can change the pads yourself. The key elements of proper brake pad replacement are safety and preventative maintenance. Use the opportunity to check the
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How to Replace the Front Signal Lights in a Dodge Durango

Maintenance
You may know where you're going, but the drivers around you rely on your turn signal lights to forewarn them when you make a turn. There's no reason to drive your Dodge Durango as a hazard to yourself and others because you don't have properly working signal lights when they are so fast and inexpens
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How to Reset a Pressure Relief & Propane Valve

Maintenance
It is very important to familiarize yourself with the basic operation instructions of a propane tank before you attempt to use it on your home grill. This is because misuse of a propane tank or gas valves can be very dangerous. The pressure relief valve on the propane tank can be handled only by pro