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How to Remove a Car Window Handle

While most cars today have power windows, some models still come standard with manually cranked side windows. If you ever have a reason to remove your interior door panels, such as for door speaker replacement or for other tasks that require access to the inside of the door, the window crank must b

Can a Heater Work in a Car Before It Is Warm?

As the weather starts to cool, the dials on the temperature controls in your car will inevitably start to migrate toward the "red" end of the dial. As you furiously rub your hands together after hopping in your car and starting the engine on a cold morning, you wonder why the heater doesn't work un

Tips for Purchasing a Rebuilt Camshaft

It is important to familiarize yourself with camshaft remanufacturing prior to purchasing a rebuilt camshaft. This article offers helpful tips on what to look for in a remanufacturing facility, camshaft grinding techniques and how to purchase a remanufactured camshaft from a reputable dealer.

How to Use a Cold Cathode as an HDD LED

Computer case customization is a great way to attract attention at social gaming functions. One popular customization is the addition of bright lights to the case. Cold cathode tubes are great for this application. A cold cathode tube is either a fluorescent or neon lamp, which requires many hundred

My 1999 Chrysler 300M Won't Start

Chrysler introduced the 300M in 1999 and ceased production on the vehicle after the 2004 model year. The 300M features a 3.5 liter, six-cylinder engine that function on standard ignition principles. Depending on whether the engine cranks or doesn't crank, there are standard items to check when it fa

How to Lower a Rear Suspension

Lowering a car's rear suspension affects a car in several ways, not all of them good. It will affect the appearance by making the car look lower and longer. It will have an effect on the handling as well. If the front suspension is also lowered the handling will be improved, but lowering only the re

How to Dispose of Used Tires in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County, Georgia, has the unusual distinction of being the place in the U.S. with the highest concentration of septic systems. This concentration of waste disposal has led Gwinnett to develop a structured program for the disposal of all types of waste, including recyclable materials such as

How to Tow a Four-Wheel Drive Dodge Dakota

The Dodge Dakota 4x4 pickup truck is a mid-sized truck that comes in four- and two-wheel drive models. Due to the smaller size of a Dakota, many RV operators like to take one along as the "tow-vehicle." If you plan to tow a four-wheel version of the Dakota, be aware it is not designed to b

The Best Light Truck Snow Tires

Those first glowing white flakes to fall from the sky signal a season of sleigh-rides and hot chocolate, but they also serve as a warning to drivers. Snow and ice may look beautiful, but they are two of the most dangerous things that most drivers will ever encounter on public roads. They...

How to Repair a Power Window on a Dodge Dakota

The power windows on the Dodge Dakota involve multiple components, much like other vehicles. This includes the glass, the window regulator, the run channel and the wiring connecting the regulator to the switches. You may need to replace any one of these to repair the window on your Dakota. Not all m