Phoenix Automotive Repairs – Do It Yourself!
Phoenix 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+
Compressor Service -> Application Chart -> Light Trucks & Vans
Compressor ServiceApplication ChartLight Tru...
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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 -> Caliper Service -> 1997 -> 1999-2001 -> Aerostar -> Assemble -> Cleaning & Inspection -> Disassemble -> E-150 -> Escape -> Expedition, Navigator, E-250, E-350, F-250HD, F-350, F-Super Duty, F-150 & F-250LD -> Expedition, Navigator, E-Series, F-150 & F-250LD -> Explorer, Mountaineer & Ranger -> F-250HD, F-350, E-Super Duty & F-Super Duty Series -> Front -> Inspection -> Overhaul -> Rear -> Replacement -> Villager -> Villager & Windstar -> Windstar
Disc BrakesDisc BrakesCaliper ServiceReplacementAerostarRemove and discard a portion of brake fluid from master cylinder.Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.Use an eight inch c-clamp to move piston back into its bore as follows:Place head of c-clamp against caliper and screw end of c-clamp against outer pad below spring clip.Tighten c-clamp until torque buttons just clear caliper (approximately 1/8 inch). Remove c-clamp.Clean excess dirt from around pin tabs, then use caliper pin remover tool No. D89T-2196-A, or equivalent, and light hammer to drive caliper pin from caliper as follows:Po...
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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+.
CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Mitsubishi2006-08 Galant 3.8LCV AXLE SHAFT, ReplaceDo not strike ABS rotors or outer race of driveshaft against other parts when removing or installing driveshaft. Use care not to strike pole piece at tip of front wheel speed sensor with tools when servicing vehicle.Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.Remove front engine undercover bolts then undercover.Remove drain plug from transaxle and drain into suitable container.Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.Remove wheel hub cotter pin, nut, and washer. Do not apply pressure to wheel bearing from vehicle weight to avoid possible dama...
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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+.
Chevrolet2007 SuburbanRelearn ProceduresPlace the ignition switch in the Accy position.Press the keyless entry transmitters lock and unlock buttons at the same time until a horn chirp sounds or use the scan tool and select Special Functions/Sensor Learn Mode Enable/Enable soft key. A horn chirp will sound indicating the mode has been enabled.The horn should chirp twice and the low tire pressure warning indicator should begin to flash indicating the system is in the learn mode.Using GM tool No. J-46079 or equivalent, starting with the left front tire, hold...
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Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
Alternator, Replace -> With Air Conditioning -> Without Air Conditioning
Toyota1997-99 Celica 2.2LAlternator, ReplaceWith Air ConditioningDisconnect wire from clamp on rear end cover.Disconnect alternator connector.Remove rubber cap and nut, and disconnect alternator wire.Loosen adjusting lock bolt and pivot bolt.Remove drive belt.Remove adjusting lock bolt and pivot bolt.Remove alternator from vehicle.Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:Torque pivot bolt to 40 ft. lbs.Torque adjusting lock bolt or adjusting bolt to 14 ft. lbs.Torque B+ terminal nut to 87 inch lbs.Torque battery negative cable nut to...
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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 -> Lexus -> 2000-07 LX470
Cabin Air Filter ServiceLexus2000-07 LX470On 2000-06 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles or 12 months. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.On 2007 models, the cabin air filter should be cleaned every 12 months or 5,000 miles and replaced every 18 months or 15,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.Remove the two screws securing the lower portion of the glove compartment door to the instrument panel, then the door.Remove the three righthand lower instrument panel trim panel retaining screws, t...
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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+.
Audi -> Auto-Check Indicator System ->
AudiAuto-Check Indicator SystemThe auto-check system will monitor certain vehicle systems when the ignition switch is placed in the On position and vehicle is operated. When all monitored systems are functioning properly, the system display will indicate OK for a few seconds after the ignition switch is placed in the On position.This system monitors brake fluid level and hydraulic pressure, engine oil pressure, coolant temperature and level, brake pad wear, headlamps and tail lamps, battery voltage, washer fluid level and fuel level.When the auto-check yellow or r...
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Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+
Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Infiniti2001 I30 3.0LCoolant Hose, ReplaceLowerDisconnect battery ground cable.Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.Remove hose from radiator.Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing.Remove hose from thermostat housing.Remove hose from vehicle.Reverse pr...
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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
Ford Truck1997-2003 E-350 Van 7.3LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceLoosen accessory adjustment bolt and pivot bolt.Remove belt.Reverse procedure to install, adjust belt tension as follows:Loosen adjustment bolts then install a suitable belt tension gauge.Tighten pivot bolt enough to remove freeplay from pivot area.To adjust all belts except alternator, install square drive ratchet wrench or breaker bar to square hole in accessory bracket and tighte...
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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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