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How to Set Time on a JVC Stereo

After having your JVC stereo deck initially installed, after daylight savings time or when traveling to a different time zone, you will need to set the clock on your JVC stereo unit. You can rely on the car audio technicians at your local dealership or aftermarket stereo retail outlet, or you can do...More...

What Is a Drive Belt?

Drive belts operate the accessories of a vehicle by riding along a track of pulleys. The belts are driven directly by the engine's crankshaft. Drive belts operate the water pump, alternator, power-steering pump and air-conditioner compressor. An idler may also be present to aid belt tension....More...

How to Remove Pests From a Pasture

Pests in farmland pastures can range from the tiniest parasites to large groundhogs. Farmland pastures are used for livestock to graze, to exercise and to get fresh air. Crowded pastures lead to an increase in the amount of pests. With good sanitation, seeding and pesticide practices management of p...More...

Chemical Dumping Penalties in Minnesota

Many chemicals, especially those generated as a result of manufacturing processes, are considered hazardous wastes. Many state and federal regulations govern the generation and disposal of such waste, and in particular the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Age...More...

How to Troubleshoot Automobile Engines

The engine in your automobile is a very complicated piece of equipment. However, there are three essential things that every engine needs in order to run. Every engine needs: fuel, spark and compression. Fuel, refers to the air and gasoline mixture that is sprayed into the combustion chambers. Spark...More...

How to Remove a LT1 EGR Valve

The LT1 was a high-performance small-block engine designed and manufactured by General Motors. It is not to be confused with the "LT-1," a high-output GM engine from the 1970s. Produced from 1992 to 1997, the LT1 was used in many GM vehicles ranging from the Chevrolet Corvette, Camaro and Caprice to...More...

Signs of a Bad Sway Bar

A broken sway bar will affect your vehicle's performance.Sami Sarkis/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesA sway bar helps limit the body roll or lean a vehicle experiences while it corners. The sway bar, also called an anti-roll bar, is a piece of metal bolted to the suspension on each side of the......More...

How to Tune a Holley Double Pumper

Holley double pumpers carry two accelerator pumps, one for the primary and one for the secondary metering block. The accelerator pump comprises a pump cam, pump diaphragm and pump nozzle. Under acceleration, or "off idle" carburetor demand, the accelerator pump injects fuel into the throttle bores f...More...

Tools For Mechanics

There are 100's of specialised automotive tools available and they are needed if tackling specific tasks. However there are some basic tools that every mechanic will need and we will aim to give you a brief description of what they are. ...More...

How to Remove a Vinyl Decal From a Car

When you want to personalize your car window with vinyl decals, it lets the world know a little about you. However, when it comes time to sell your car, you should present it to prospective buyers in a clean and pristine condition. Remove all vinyl decals from your car windows using these steps....More...