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 -> 1994-95 -> Precautions -> Cleanliness -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-12 Systems -> R-134a Systems -> Safety
General Service Domestic Vehicles1994-95 Precautions Product Compatibility Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to A/C Data for specifications. Safety R-12 Systems The Freon refrigerant used in car air conditioners is also known as R-12. It is colorless and odorless both as a gas and a liquid. Since it boils (vaporizes) at -21.7°F, it will usually be in a vapor state when being handled in a repair shop. But if a portion of the liquid coolant should come in contact with the hands or face, note that its temperature momentarily will be at least...
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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 -> Front Disc Brakes -> INSPECTION
Disc BrakesFront Disc BrakesINSPECTIONRemove wheels and inspect brake disc, caliper and linings. The wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary. Do not get any grease on the linings.If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.Should it become necessary to remove the caliper when installing new parts, clean all parts in alcohol, then wipe dry using lint-free cloths. Using an air hose, blow out drilled passages and bores. Check dust boots for punctures or tears. If punctures or tears are evident, install new boots during assembly.In...
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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+.
Volvo -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1996-98 -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
VolvoFuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance1996-98Normal ServiceReplace at 100,000 miles and every 50,000 miles therea...
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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 -> Front -> Rear
Porsche2008 Cayenne 4.8LCV AXLE SHAFT, ReplaceFrontRaise and support vehicle.Remove front wheel and underside panel.Release fastening nut for drive shaft.Push (press through) peg of drive shaft by approximately 3/4 to one inch into wheel hub with universal drive shaft/wheel hub extractor 87-1 or equivalent.Fix top axle strut with tension jack VW 552 or equivalent. This involves tensioning axle strut slightly because top ball joint can otherwise get damaged. By doing this, tension jack is mounted into top opening of wheel house (double panel) and in axle strut.Press out tie rod on wheel carrier with press-out tool T 1...
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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+.
Relearn Procedures -> TPMS Sensor Activation -> TPMS Sensor Training
Ford2003-07 ExpeditionRelearn ProceduresTPMS Sensor ActivationTo conserve battery power, the TPMS sensors will go into a sleep mode after approximately 30 minutes of inactivity. The sensors will not transmit tire pressure information while in sleep mode. The sensors must be activated to transmit the latest tire pressure information.Place the ignition switch in the On position.Position Ford TPMS activation tool, or equivalent, against the LF tire side wall 180° from the valve stem.The TPMS activation tool will flash a green light and sound a beep for each successful response from a TPMS sensor.Press the TPMS activat...
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Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
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 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 -> 2004-08 Grand Prix, 2005-09 LaCrosse & 2006-07 Monte Carlo & 2006-09 Impala
Cabin Air Filter ServiceGeneral Motors Corp./Saturn2004-08 Grand Prix, 2005-09 LaCrosse & 2006-07 Monte Carlo & 2006-09 ImpalaUnder 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.Place the windshield wipers in the up position by turning the ignition switch Off when the wipers reach the desired position.Open the hood.Lift the righthand side of the rear hood seal from the flange in the area of the righthand air inlet grill...
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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 Trucks -> Service Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System Warning Lamp ->
General Motors Corp./Saturn TrucksService Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System Warning LampThis lamp should light for approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the ...
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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
Land Rover1998-2000 Discovery 4.0LHeater Hose, ReplaceInletDrain coolant into a suitable container.Reposition clamp and remove hose from heater core.Reposition clamp and remove hose from heater feed pipe.Remove hose from vehicle.Reverse procedure to...
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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
Mazda2009 Tribute 2.5LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceRaise and support vehicle.Remove pin-type retainer, five mounting bolts, and right splash shield.Rotate hex feature on tensioner clockwise, using ...
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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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