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Applying underbody sealant

On a fairly new car, covering the underbody with sealing compound will discourage corrosion. It c...

Checking and topping up car antifreeze coolant

Always use the right kind of antifreeze for your car and keep it at the correct strength, otherwi...

Removing and grinding valves

Good engine performance depends on valve condition. Worn guides or stems and burned or badly seat...

How to remove a cylinder head

Removing the cylinder head is straightforward on pushrod engines, but more complicated on overhea...

Lubricating hinges, pedals and locks

At regular service intervals clean and lubricate hinges on moving panels and foot-pedal pivot poi...

Diagnosing faults in automatic transmission

Although they are considerably more complicated than manual gearboxes, with control and operating...