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Installing a Timing Chain on 1995 Chevy Cavalier

Maintenance
Most novice mechanics can replace a timing chain after removing it for replacement or repair. On a 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier, the sprockets must be lined up properly to avoid engine damage. This aarticle addresses replacement of the timing chain in 2.2-liter and 2.4-liter engines on 1995 models. The o
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Instructions for the Stow 'n Go Seat in a Dodge Caravan

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Dodge Caravan's "Stow 'n Go" seat is a feature that is offered to consumers that need to transport a large number of people but also require storage space. This feature provides the best of both worlds. The Caravan mini van has two rows of seats that seat seven people. Within 30 seconds, you can fol
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How to Replace the Front Bumper on a 2004 Cavalier

Maintenance
The 2004 Cavalier brand featured models with two or four doors; engine options for the Cavalier included a four-cylinder engine and a six-cylinder engine. The Cavalier's front bumper can take on a lot damage throughout the life of the car, but it may need to be replaced due to fender-benders or mor
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How to Install an Eagle 300 Fishfinder

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Eagle 300 Fishfinder is a device that uses sonar technology to help you detect fish. If installed and used properly, the fishfinder can help you return home with an abundant catch after a day of fishing. The Eagle 300 Fishfinder features a diagonal screen and a depth capability up to 600 feet with 8
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How to Reset a 2005 Toyota Maintenance Light

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The maintenance light on a 2005 Toyota vehicle comes on because there is regular maintenance that needs to be done. The maintenance light is triggered at certain mileage intervals. You'll need to reference your specific Toyota vehicle for some of the service required as this may vary according to th
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How Do I Change the Fuel Filter on a Dodge Ram Cummins Diesel?

Maintenance
The fuel filter on your Dodge Cummins should be replaced every 30,000 miles to ensure the engine runs optimally. Diesel fuel contains a lot of contaminants that the filter traps before they enter the engine. The filter is located next to the engine near the firewall on a Dodge Ram. Filters can be pu
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Do All Boats Have a Hydraulic Steering Reservoir?

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The hydraulic reservoir is the tank that provides fluid storage within the hydraulic system. Not all boats have a hydraulic steering reservoir because not all boats have hydraulic steering. Some have electronic steering systems, some have "drives," which steer the boat by directing the thrust of the
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How Do I Change the Gear Oil in a Toyota T50?

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The T-50 transmission is a five-speed overdrive unit that provides increased fuel economy at highway speeds by lowering engine speed. The T-50 transmission has a fifth gear overdrive ratio of 0.861 to 1. This means that the engine turns 0.861 revolutions for every one turn of the transmission output
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How to Replace the Shocks and Struts in a Dodge Intrepid

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Since the Dodge Intrepid was introduced in model year 1993, it has been one of Dodge's most comfortable cars with the innovative cab design and the wheel placement. Part of keeping it so comfortable is maintaining the suspension system and replacing the shocks and struts every 60,000 miles.
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How to Replace a Starter Motor on a 1983 Honda Goldwing

Maintenance
The starter motor in your 1983 Honda Goldwing "turns over," or starts up, the motorcycle's engine. If the starter no longer functions properly, it needs immediate replacement; fortunately, this component is easy to locate and access, unlike starter motors on most other cruiser motorcycles. The repla
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How to Hook Up a Battery Isolator

Maintenance
The electrical system on your car has a very hard job. It must keep the battery charged fully for use in all kinds of weather. On hot summer days and frigid winter mornings it is asked to perform flawlessly and is not given any thanks when it does. It seems the only time most people think about thei
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How to Clean a Copper Battery Cable

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Automotive battery cables are typically constructed from insulated copper wire. When a battery is charged, the copper wire is often exposed to sulfuric acid vapors. The sulfuric acid converts some of the copper wire (which has low electrical resistance) into copper sulfate (which has high electrical
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How to Install a Fan Belt Sequence in a 1994 Ford Explorer 4X4 XLT

Maintenance
The fan belt on the 1994 Ford Explorer 4X4 XLT is a serpentine belt. The serpentine belt controls the accessories on front of the Explorer's engine. These accessories include the alternator, power steering, water pump/fan and the air conditioner. The serpentine belt is routed around each accessory p
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How to Adjust 93 ES300 Headlights

Maintenance
The headlights on your 1993 ES300 need to be adjusted if you have purchased new headlights and they did not come pre-adjusted from the factory. Replacement headlights will have an adjustment screw on the top of the housing assembly towards the back of the assembly that controls the vertical adjustme
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How to Adjust Brake Pedal Height in a Hyundai Santa Fe

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If you've ever had an ill-fitting brake pedal height, this article is for you. Pull the Hyundai Santa Fe into your garage or driveway and get started. In one afternoon, you can have a more comfortable driving experience. Just follow these steps to adjust the brake pedal height in your Hyundai Santa
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How to Replace the Oil Pump for a 1996 Dodge Dakota

Maintenance
Chrysler manufactures trucks under the Dodge brand, including compact trucks, midsize trucks and full-size pickups. The procedure for changing the oil pump on a Dodge truck depends upon the type of engine in the truck. Dodge trucks have a variety of engines, with a six-cylinder, 3.9-liter engine bei