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+
General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1992-93 -> Oil Charge -> 1992 Colt & Summit -> 1992 Colt Vista & Summit Wagon Compressor -> 1993 Colt & Summit -> 1993 Probe -> Abrupt Loss Of Refrigerant -> Capri -> Cherokee, Comanche & Wrangler -> Chrysler Corp. -> Concorde, Intrepid & Vision -> D/W 150-350 & Ramcharger -> Dakota & Rear Wheel Drive Van -> Except Capri, Festiva & 1993 Probe -> Except Colt, Colt Vista, Concorde, Intrepid, Laser, Monaco, Premier, Stealth, Summit, Summit Wagon, Talon & Vision -> Festiva -> Ford FX-15 Axial 10 Cylinder Compressor -> Ford Motor Company -> Front Wheel Drive Van -> General Motors Corp. -> Grand Cherokee -> Laser & Talon -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Monaco & Premier -> Nippondenso 10P13 Compressor -> Nippondenso 10P15 Series Compressors -> Nippondenso 6P148 Compressors -> Non Leak Condition -> Passenger Cars -> Ram 50 -> Saturn -> Stealth
General Service Domestic Vehicles1992-93 Oil Charge General Motors Corp. Passenger Cars Non Leak Condition Discharge system, then measure amount of oil collected in discharge container. If more than 1/2 ounce of oil is collected when discharging system, an equal amount of new refrigeration oil must be added to the system. Remove defective components. Drain and measure oil remaining in compressor or accumulator, if removed. Add the proper amount of oil to each replacement component as follows: On HR-6, HR100T/HR110T, R-4, V5 and Prizm compressors, drain oil from old compresso...
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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+.
Mazda -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1988-00 -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
MazdaFuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance1988-00Normal ServiceReplace every 60,000 m...
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Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
Ford Truck2007-08 Ranger 4.0LDRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, ReplaceSingle Cardan, Slip YokeDisassembleDo not, under any circumstance, clamp the shaft in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing fracture can result, causing shaft failure during vehicle operation. Place the shaft on a suitable workbench. Do not damage the tube. If components are not marked and installed incorrectly, driveline imbalance can occur.Index-mark the shaft components.Remove and discard all four snap rings.Clamp bearing cup removal tool No. 205-086 or equivalent in a vise.If necessary, use a pair of pliers to remove a bearing cup t...
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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+.
Mazda2009 Mazda5DescriptionThe TPM (Tire Pressure Monitoring) system has the ability to monitor the air pressure of all four tires. The tire-mounted pressure sensors transmit signals to the TPM system module. The TPM module compares each tire pressure sensor transmission aga...
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Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
Ford1999-2003 Mustang 4.6LStarter, ReplaceDisconnect battery ground cable.Raise and support vehicle.Remove solenoid protective cap and wiring nuts. Position wiring aside.Remove starter motor mounting bolts, then starter motor from vehicle.Reverse pr...
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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 -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2003-07 Ion, 2005-09 Cobalt & 2007-09 G5
Cabin Air Filter ServiceGeneral Motors Corp./Saturn2003-07 Ion, 2005-09 Cobalt & 2007-09 G5On 2003 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 18,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.On 2004-09 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles or at Maintenance II as indicated on the DIC (Driver Information Center). In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.Open the glove compartment.Push inward at each side of the g...
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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+.
General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Engine Or Service Now Soon Engine Indicator Lamps (Gasoline Engines w/Electronic Engine Controls Or EFI) -> Except LeMans, Metro, Prizm, Storm & Vibe
General Motors Corp./Saturn CarsCheck Engine Or Service Now Soon Engine Indicator Lamps (Gasoline Engines w/Electronic Engine Controls Or EFI)Except LeMans, Metro, Prizm, Storm & VibeThe Check Engine lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a fault condition and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM memory can be cleared of codes as follows:On models except Cadillac with DEFI, remove the ECM/PCM fuse or disconnect the battery ground cable for approximately 30...
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Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+
Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Ford1992-94 Tempo 2.3LHeater Hose, ReplaceInletDrain cooling system into a suitable container.Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at water supply tube using hose clamp pliers.Remove heater inlet hose from water supply tube.Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.Remove hose from vehicle.Reverse procedure to instal...
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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
Toyota1995-2009 Tacoma 2.7LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceRotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...
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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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