If you smell gas inside your car, your first guess might be that there's a fuel leak, but here are five other very common reasons you might smell fuel.
If you think you may have rodents or mice living in your vehicle, here are a few tips on where to find their hiding places and how to evict them permanently!
A knocking or ticking noise from your engine is a sign that something is wrong, usually because of a lack of oil. If you're questioning what is normal engine noise, I may have the answer.
If your brakes squeak, and you want to know why, maybe I can help! Here are four common brake squeaks plus a bonus scraping noise; compare these situations to yours. Questions are welcome.
There are two kinds of tire-related warning lights: "Low Tire Pressure" and "TPMS." The first is usually caused by low tire pressure, the second by a failure of the tire pressure monitoring system.
If you have a Stihl weed wacker with low power, there's a simple fix that will have your weed trimmer running like new again.
Replacing the pull cord rope on a Stihl KM 56 RC trimmer is easier than you think. Use these pictures and my step-by-step instructions for easy installation.
If you're looking to install low-voltage outdoor lighting in your landscape or on your deck, following these tips will guarantee years of enjoyment instead of years of repairs.
If you want to remove the transmission on a Honda Harmony, and you need some instructions, I have put together this instruction video just for you.
If your're having a problem with your Honda Harmony 215 Transmission skipping, slipping and not staying in gear, I have the solution, and I will share it with pictures and video tutorials.
The pool algae this spring was the worst I had ever seen, I even used a winterizing kit, and it was still dark green, with black algae. The chemicals and pool filter were a losing battle, and the algae were winning.
If you want to change the sand in a pool filter, here are the step by step, easy to understand instructions. I'll show you how easy it really is.
If you're looking for an Electric RC, that is stupid fast, and has enough HP to melt the tires off the vehicle, than you found what you're looking for. Learn why I avoided buying a gas RC, and what you need to buy to get the most out of your RC hobby. Buy right the first time, have fun a long...
If you have an oil drain bolt that is leaking or the threads are damaged beyond repair, you don't need to have the oil pan replaced; just a few tools, my recommended repair kit, and 30 minutes.
Living in an area of the US that get's over 4 feet of snow per season on average, you need the best extendable snow brush possible. The funny thing is, the best extendable snow brush is not a brush at all, it's a reinforced foam pad, and it's great...
This is my personal Cutco knives review, and I don't exaggerate my results. I have owned my Cutco knife set for over 12 years, and I have only had one problem...
Do you know what to look for when buying a used car? Are you letting the seller set the price? I want you to get a great deal on your next used car purchase, and I want you to drive away confident that the car you bought is a good solid car with a fair price. I will explain to you in detail,...
The four noises that car owners complain about most often: CV joint noise, water pump noise, belt noise, and heat shield noise. What your noise means and what might fix it. Plus a car buying tip.
The most common reason for a slipping automatic transmission, and the most common reason for a slipping standard transmission. What to do to fix it in either case.
The Honda track drive snow blower is the ultimate machine for getting rid of snow and it is versatile enough to climb stairs with ease. Seeing the quality is believing, watch as the snow is blown 50ft in the air!
I was tired of picking up my mailbox off the ground and duct taping it back on the post, my neighbors use to laugh at me because of the duct tape, they would go out and buy another cheap mailbox, but not me, I was fed up and fought back! Now I have...
Water leaking into a car can lead to mold, corrosion, computer issues, and bad smells. Water can leak into your passenger compartment from outside or inside the car, often from the windshield.
Learn how to change a front wheel bearing with a step by step guide with photos and a video. In the video, you will learn what a damaged wheel bearing sounds like and how to determine which wheel bearing is causing the noise. Once you learn this trick of the trade, your mechanic can never sell...
If your steering wheel vibrates, or your car shakes while driving at highway speed, find out why. Don't spend money unnecessarily on an alignment or other services that won't fix this problem.
Here you will find my personal collection of flower pictures. Some that you are familiar with, and some you have never seen before. My collection has never been seen before, so enjoy.
There are certain precautions to take seriously when cleaning your car or your results will look like a 4 year old reconditioned it. I will cover basic steps, tools, and products to use that will make car cleaning more enjoyable, less time consuming and will generate professional results, after...
Your mechanic says you need a wheel bearing, what's a wheel bearing? Pictures, video and explanation: what a wheel bearing is, what it does, where it is, and the noise it makes when it's damaged.
After reading this article and viewing all the pictures, you will know more than your pool company does about closing your inground pool. I will walk you through the steps of closing an inground swimming pool, how to drain the filter, how to drain the pool and to what level, where to add...
The pro's and con's of the Bose SoundLink Wireless Music System and important information you should know about before you spend your hard earned money. I will also give my personal opinion about the wireless speaker system and what it can do for you.
Fluid leaking from a car could mean immediate repairs are needed, or it could be something totally normal. How to identify the leak and figure out what, if anything, needs to be done about it.
Three common brake noises I encounter every day: a grinding sound, a thumping from the rear, and a squeak. Includes a repair technique for noisy drum brakes that I found by trial and error.
Five common brake problems: soft brake pedal, pulling to one side while braking, vibration while braking.
Ten possible events that can trigger a "check engine" light in a Honda. Read the ten questions here; they will give you useful information that will help your mechanic diagnose the problem quickly.
What is my secret to clear pool water when opening my inground pool in the spring? When the cover comes off, the pool water is crystal clear and all the debris has settled to the bottom. Most pool owners ask “How is this possible?” The most...
This collection of repairs for Honda Harmony lawnmower transmissions is growing monthly. If your Harmony transmission has a problem, we probably have the solution!
Tips and precautions to use when replacing your brake pads, so you can get quality results on a Honda or any other vehicle.
Here are a few tips to think about before you book your next vacation.
The most common mistake people make when their car windows are fogged is, they hit the recirculation button on their climate control ( heater control panel ). If you are one of those thousands of people who make this mistake, your windows will never clear because you are recirculating moisture...
Tree sap is very difficult to remove from your hands, clothes, and most of all, the paint on your car. I will show you how to remove it from almost anything with ease.
Simple, easy to understand proven methods on how to earn the highest salary as an automotive technician without stealing from the customer.
Tires are a huge expense for car owners, but before you purchase discount tires, consider their speed ratings. Find out how to avoid uneven tread with cheap tires.
You see the commercials, you see the in store demo's, you read the advertisements in magazines, but are you paying for the Bose name, or is the sound quality really that much better? I guess a better question would be, how well do you hear? ...
I bought a Makita 18v Lithium-ion cordless drill and impact driver combination set, Wow... was I impressed, light weight and powerful. This is my personal review because I'm a tool lover.