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How to Replace a 1996 Dodge Caravan Headlamp

The headlamp on the 1996 Dodge Caravan is a wrap-around lens that extends from the clear headlight on the front of the mini-van to the orange turn signal on the side. As a result, when you remove the headlamp, you are removing the headlight and turn signal, since both lights are one piece of molded

How do I Mount Tires When Replacing Only Two?

Your vehicle's tires have a major responsibility of keeping the vehicle owner and occupants safe during transportation. They must perform, gripping the road and keeping the vehicle stable on a true track line during all weather conditions and over varying road surfaces. Some owners can afford premiu

How to Talk to a Body Shop to Get Paint Fixed

Auto body repair shops work on all external, non-mechanical components of cars, including headlights, bumpers, door panels, quarter panels and hoods. Painting car replacement components or mending scratches in a paint job is routine work for most body shops. If you need to have the paint on your car

Door Lock Actuator Instructions

Door lock actuators are small electrical components housed inside a car door that provide the kinetic energy necessary to lock and unlock the door. The actuator has a small piston inside that either ejects or retracts depending on the circuit input from the power door lock system. This action moves

How to Safely Store a Battery Indoors

For vehicles you are storing outside, and are not planning to use for long periods, you may wish to remove the battery. The most important issue when storing is to be sure the battery is fully charged. Allowing a battery to remain even partially discharged for extended periods can reduce its life. T

Advanced Diesel Technology

In an industrialized world, machines provide a wealth of conveniences to humanity. In many cases those convenience come at a cost. For instance, the negative results which stem from the high consumption of natural resources (most specifically crude oil) and the impact of that certain technologies (l

How to Change Your Headlight on a 2004 Galant

The headlight bulbs in your 2004 Mitsubishi Galant are easy to access from within the engine compartment. If a bulb burns out on your car, replace it yourself at home and save a repair center bill. Your headlights are an important factor in your visibility during low light conditions so you should n

How to Install Hoses on a Carburetor

Most carburetors have four hoses that must be properly installed for the carburetor to function properly. One hose allows extra gas to drain from the carburetor, one hose allows the air into the carburetor to mix with the gas, one allows the gas to flow into the carburetor and the last hose allows t