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+
Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1993-95 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Flame-Type (Halide) Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans1993-95 Leak Test Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks. R-12 leak detectors will not detect R-134a leaks. For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector i...
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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+.
Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> C & K Series w/Non-Servo Brakes -> Duo-Servo Brakes -> Installation -> Lumina APV, Silhouette & Trans Sport -> Removal -> Tracker
Drum BrakesDrum BrakesBrake ServiceDuo-Servo BrakesRemovalRaise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.Remove brake drum. If brake lining is dragging on brake drum, back off brake adjustment by rotating adjustment screw. Refer to individual truck chapter for procedure. If brake drum is rusted or corroded to axle flange and cannot be removed, lightly tap flange to drum mounting surface with a suitable hammer.Using brake spring pliers or equivalent, unhook primary and secondary return springs, Fig. . Observe location of brake parts being removed to aid during installation.Remove brake hold-down spri...
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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+.
Audi2004-05 A4 Quattro 1.8LDRIVESHAFT, ReplaceRaise and support vehicle.Remove rear section of exhaust system at clamp(s).Pry off rear attachments of drive shaft heat shield.Remove securing bolts for center bearing When removing securing bolts, support drive shaft by hand. Do not bend drive shaft.Remove heat shield. Continue supporting drive shaft.Screw in securing bolts for center bearing again hand-tight.Remove drive shaft heat shield from transmission.Check for a factory marking (colored dot) on drive shaft and on drive shaft flange on final drive at rear. If no colored dot is present, mark position of drive shaft fl...
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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+.
Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnosis Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification
Audi2009 Q7Diagnosis & TestingAccessing Diagnosis Trouble CodesConnect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.Diagnostic Trouble Code IdentificationA system fault stored in TPMS control module memory is indicated by a constantly illuminated yellow TPMS indicator lamp on the instrument cluster. The TPMS indicator lamp cannot be...
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Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
Dodge Truck1994-96 Ram 3500 Pickup 5.9L DieselAlternator, ReplaceDisconnect battery ground cable.Remove alternator drive belt.Remove alternator pivot bolt, then remove mounting bolts.Remove nuts from wiring harness hold down, ground terminal and field terminals.Remove wire connectors, then alternator from ...
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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 -> Toyota -> 2003-09 4Runner
Cabin Air Filter ServiceToyota2003-09 4RunnerOn 2003 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 22,500 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter every 10,000 miles.On 2004-09 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 36 months or 30,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.Open the glove compartment door.Remove the screw retaining the damper rod to the righthand side of the glove compartment door, then detach the damper rod, Fig. .Push inward at each side of the glove compartment door to disengage the retainers, then...
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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+.
Mazda -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) -> 1993-95 MX-5 Miata
MazdaMalfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)1993-95 MX-5 MiataThe MIL is located in the instrument panel. If the engine/emission control module detects a monitored device malfunction, the MIL will stay on with the engine running. This lamp indicates a pr...
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Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+
Isuzu2001-03 Rodeo Sport 2.2LRadiator, ReplaceDrain coolant from radiator, then disconnect upper coolant reservoir hose.Remove upper fan shroud bolts, then the shroud.On models equipped with automatic transmission,disconnect and plug transmission fluid cooler li...
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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
Mercedes Benz1990-91 300SEL 3.0LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceRemove fan and fan shroud.Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suitable tool to remove drive belt.Remove drive belt.Clean and i...
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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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