Maintenance Articles

How to Remove a Broken Gas Cap

If the gas cap on your vehicle is stuck, broken or simply just won't budge when it is time to fill up, don't panic. There is a simple fix ...

How to Remove an ATV Drive Shaft

When the transmission fails or if a bushing goes out on your ATV, you need to remove the drive shaft in order to repair the four-wheeler. The drive ...

How to Repair a Car Door Lock

Everything mechanical on a car eventually breaks, and this includes the locks. While you could take your car into the shop and pay to have the lock ...

How to Remove Plastic Fasteners

Used in automobiles, electronics and industrial equipment to connect parts, plastic fasteners are durable, inexpensive, removable and available from ...

How to Remove the Rear Sliding Glass Window on a Dodge Dakota

Replacing the sliding rear window on a Dodge Dakota pickup starts with removal of the old glass. The window sits in a rubber gasket that seals to the ...

How to Remove a Steering Gearbox

Your steering gearbox transmits your steering wheel movement to the wheels through various types of steering linkages that connect the two front ...

How to Change a Tire on a Hyundai

The Hyundai is an economical car known for its long warranty and reliability. This is no consolation if you have a flat tire out in the middle of ...

How to Perform a DOT Brake Test

Commercial trucks drivers, from time to time, are stopped by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and asked to perform an air brake test to assure ...

How to Buckle a Motorcycle Helmet

While motorcycle helmets come in many styles, the traditional double d-ring fastener will never go out of style. Learning to fasten your helmet ...