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How to Change Oil in a Triumph Motorcycle

Maintenance
Once the premier name in motorcycles, UK-based Triumph Motorcycles' new line of bold, distinctive motorcycles features handsome lines derived from their classic bikes. And like any other motorcycle, Triumph's motorcycles require a regular maintenance routine. Recommended every 6,000 miles, the occas
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How to Flush the Radiator in a Nissan Altima

Maintenance
In order to keep a Nissan Altima in top working condition, it's important to perform regular maintenance, including flushing of the radiator. Every other year a radiator flush is a must. While this task may seem complicated, you don't need any in-depth knowledge of auto mechanics, just an ability to
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How to Remove the Front Wheel Drive Bearing Assembly on a Ford Contour 1996

Maintenance
Replacing the front-wheel-drive hub bearing on your 1996 Ford Contour requires some specialized equipment that is not normally found in the average home mechanic's garage. The most cost-effective way to approach this repair is to remove the steering knuckle and to have a new bearing installed at you
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How to Replace the Front Motor Mount on a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Maintenance
There are three motor mounts and one torque strut on a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser. The main engine mount is on the passenger side strut tower. There is another one on the lower back side that attaches to the engine cradle and to the lower block, one on the top of the transmission and a torque strut on
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How to Change the Brake Pads on a 2003 Alero

Maintenance
The brake pads on the 2003 Oldsmobile Alero need to be checked every six months for wear. The brake pads contain a friction material that wears away over time. Eventually, the pad material will shrink to 1/8-inch thick. At this point, you will need to change the pads. This job should take no more th
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How to Apply Meguiar's Gold Wax

Maintenance
Every automobile owner wants his vehicle to look its best. Using quality products to detail your vehicle is an efficient way to keep your car in show-room condition year round. Meguiar's products have been in use since 1901, offering the finest in automotive detail applications for more than a centu
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How to Build Your Own Truck Hunting Dog Box for 2

Maintenance
Building a dog box is very similar to building a dog house. The difference is that dog boxes are made to be portable and have a flat roof. Consider the sizes of the dogs that will use the box when it's built. Dogs should have enough room to stand up and move around. The box should be the width of th
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How to Change the Ignition Coil in a Honda

Maintenance
The ignition system in a Honda uses individual ignition coils to control the spark going to each spark plug. If one of these coils should fail, the engine won't fire on all cylinders, which means that you won't get enough power or performance out of the engine. To fix the problem, you can change one
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How to Remove Rust Inside Engines

Maintenance
Allowing rust to build inside engines will adversely affect the engine's ability to run properly. Rust buildup creates friction in the engine in places that are lubricated, causing excessive heat and often breakage. Rust also eats away at metallic surfaces and can create breaks in pipes, hose housin
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How to Fit a Monitor Into a Car

Maintenance
Installing a TV monitor in your car sounds like an intimidating task and because of this, most people would rather pay to have it installed for them. In reality, the task is not as hard as it sounds; each step is a straightforward task that uses a common household tool. You do not have to install an
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Tips on Removing Scratches From a Car

Maintenance
Car scratches are not always difficult to remove.Luxury Car sportscar from my luxury car series image by alma_sacra from Fotolia.comScratches on a car occur in various ways. Usually hard objects rubbed against the paint cause scratches. In certain cases what may look like a scratch may...
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Simple, But Effective Ways to Repair Car Dents Right in Your Own Garage

Maintenance
It is always the concern of every car owner that his or her is of the best condition inside and out. It would certainly spoil a happy morning when a dent is visible on the body of the car. Car repairs in professional car shops would come in an expensive price tag.