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Vehicle Mechanical Repairs

Simple Car Maintenance Prevents Expensive Repairs

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Simple Car  Maintenance Prevents Expensive Repairs


Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how you can perform simple maintenance on your car to prevent future expensive repairs. And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so don’t miss them.

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Bumper Crack Video By Smart Auto Repairs

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Bumper Crack Video By Smart Auto Repairs


This bumper on a Honda S2000 was pretty badly split we stapled it together using a specialist plastic welding tool and then filled and painted it.

check out our website smartbumperrepair.co.uk and smartautorepairs.co.uk

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Neighbors Vs Williams’ Garage

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Neighbors Vs Williams’ Garage


For six years, three property owners on Martin Farm Road have waged a battle against Charles Williams over his four-car garage that they say he is using to run a car repair business. Read article at

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Avoiding Common Auto Repair Mistakes

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Avoiding Common Auto Repair Mistakes


Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how to avoid some common auto repair mistakes.And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so don’t miss them.

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Please watch: “Fixing Your Car with a Laser”

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Noise From Wheels While Driving : Under The Car Repairs

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Noise From Wheels While Driving : Under The Car Repairs


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The wheels on a car can make all sorts of different noises while driving. Learn about noise from wheels you may be hearing while driving with help from an expert in the automotive industry in this free video clip.

Expert: Robert Holcomb
Filmmaker: Alan Mack

Series Description: Not every car repair requires you to drop potentially hundreds of dollars at a mechanic’s shop – many you can do yourself, as long as you have the right tools. Learn about various types of under the car repairs you can do at home with help from an expert in the automotive industry in this free video series.

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5 Auto Repair Tools You NEED To See

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5 Auto Repair Tools You NEED To See


5 tools and equipment for car repair You need to see

1. Klutch Pneumatic Dent Puller –
2. Malco Products Hemming Tool – malcoproducts.com
3. CV joint puller tool –
4. CV boot gun air tool (VKN 402) –
5. Telescopic Lever With Ratchet –

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Auto Repair & Maintenance : How To Know If A Mass Air Flow Sensor Is Bad

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Auto Repair & Maintenance : How To Know If A Mass Air Flow Sensor Is Bad


One way to check to see if a mass air flow sensor has gone bad is by tapping on the engine when it’s running to see if it stumbles. Find out how to remove a mass air flow sensor to check if it has gone bad with help from an ASE-certified master automobile technician in this free video on mass air flow sensors.

Expert: Clark Mason
Bio: Clark Mason is an ASE-certified master automobile technician.
Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso

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Automotive Bumper Repair Specialist- How To Repair Your Plastic Bumper Cover

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Automotive Bumper Repair Specialist- How To Repair Your Plastic Bumper Cover


Houston Paint Guy is a Houston, TX area mobile bumper repair company specializing in body shop repairs, bumper repairs, auto touch up, dent repairs, headlight restoration, key scratches, rock chip repairs and more. We are a Houston body shop that provides auto reconditioning services to clientele in the Houston area in the convenience of their home or even at local automotive dealerships that need reconditioning services for their vehicles onsite. If you need an estimate to repair dents, scratches or scuffed bumpers give us a call or email us. We are mobile and go to you to repair your vehicle the same day.

Call us today at (281) 409-3558 to get more information or email us at: info@houstonpaintguy.com to receive an online quote.

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The following link is for the type of bodyfiller I used on this project.

bit.ly/Evercoatbodyfiller

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Auto Repair & Mechanics : How To Test A Car Voltage Regulator

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Auto Repair & Mechanics : How To Test A Car Voltage Regulator


Car voltage regulators are usually tested with a multimeter, which is clamped directly onto a car battery’s terminals. Find out why a car battery should have 12 volts with the car off with help from an auto mechanic in this free video on car repairs and mechanics.

Expert: J.B. Hebert
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Bio: J.B. Hebert is a machinist, metal fabricator, and auto mechanic who has been fixing and modifying all things mechanical for over 20 years.
Filmmaker: David Pakman

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Repair Automotive Paint Scratches With Spray Paint

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Repair Automotive Paint Scratches With Spray Paint

STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS:
1. Clean: :01 – :27. First with soapy water or glass cleaner. Next with wax and grease remover.

2. Scuff: :27 – :45. With grey pad and firm pressure, scuff all paint surfaces within 24 inches of damage. Clean.

3. Sand. :45 – 1:31. Apply masking tape around scratches to prevent repair from ‘growing.’ Sand the damage with 220 grit sandpaper.

4. Fill (if necessary): 1:32 – 2:44 . If damage cannot be smoothed with sandpaper, fill with putty and spreader. Wait 5-10 minutes to dry (use heat gun below 50 degrees fahrenheit). Sand with 220 grit sanpdpaer.

5. Apply primer: 2:45 – 4:45 . Cover nearby areas with paper. Shake for 30 seconds and apply 4 lights coats. Wait 15 – 20 minutes to dry (use heat gun below 50 degrees fahrenheit). Remove Sand with 600 grit sandpaper. Keep paper wet. Sand edges of primer until smooth.

6. Apply base coat: 4:45 – 7:40. Shake can 30 seconds. Test spray pattern on cardboard. Apply multple light coats, vertical and horizontal, being sure to ‘blend’ new paint with old. Wait 5-10 minutes to dry. Never apply masking tape to the part your are painting to avoid ‘picture frame’ effect.

7. Apply clear coat: 7:40 – 9:34. Apply light coat. Apply heavier coat. Clear coat is dry in 20 minutes.