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+
Jaguar -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Electronic Control Module, Replace
JaguarComponent Replacement & Adjustment Electronic Control Module, Replace Disconnect battery ground cable. Remove glove compartment assembly. Remove control module retaining...
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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+.
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+.
Relearn Procedures -> Tire Pressure Sensor Initiation -> TPMS Receiver
Kia2007-08 SorentoRelearn ProceduresTire Pressure Sensor InitiationUsing Kia TPMS exciter tool, or equivalent, read the four tire pressure sensor IDs starting with sensor 1 the LH front wheel.Read the remaining sensors in the following order:Sensor 2, RH front wheel.Sensor 3, LH rear wheel.Sensor 4, RH rear wheel.Connect the Kia exciter tool, or equivalent, to the DLC (Data Link Connector) located under the LH side of the instrument panel.Using the tool, register the four sensor IDs to the TPMS receiver.Disconnect the tool from the DLC.Place the ignition switch in the Off position for 3 minutes, then turn the i...
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Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+.
GMC1992-95 G35/G3500 Van 7.4LAlternator, ReplaceDisconnect battery ground cable.Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead from rear of alternator.Remove accessory drive belt.Remove alternator mounting bolts.Separate alternator from mount...
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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 -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1997-2007 Expedition, F-150, Navigator, 2002 Blackwood & 2006-07 Mark LT
Cabin Air Filter ServiceFord Motor Co.1997-2007 Expedition, F-150, Navigator, 2002 Blackwood & 2006-07 Mark LTOn these models, the cabin air filter is an option.Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.From under passenger side of the instrument panel behind the glove compartment, remove the cabin air filter cover to the bottom of the heater plenu...
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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+.
Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Ford Motor Co. CarsCheck Fuel Cap LampThe Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. If the lamp remains...
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Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported cars and light trucks from 1990+
Ford1996-98 Crown Victoria 4.6LRadiator, ReplaceTurn lower fan shroud in upper fan shroud to allow clearance for fan shroud removal.Disconnect cooling fan electrical connector at righthand side of fan shroud.Remove radiator upper sight shield.Loosen fan shroud from its radiator mounting, then remove lower radiator hose from supports on fan shroud.Lift fan shroud and electric cooling fan assembly out of vehicle.Disconnect transmission oil co...
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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
Jaguar1997-2002 XK8 4.0LSerpentine Drive Belt, ReplaceInstall suitable spanner wrench tool, on belt tensioner pulley center bolt.Turn tool counterclo...
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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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