In the "old" days it was always easy to change a light bulb. But today many of them are hidden away. Sometimes it looks like it's too hard to do. But if your handy and like working on cars, you can usually do it yourself. The HHR headlight is tucked away. Looking from above it might look hard to do. But if you take off the wheel and a few fasteners, it's really pretty simple
Stall at idle only
Most GM 2.4 engines will have this problem. It stalls at idle only, never when driving, always restarts AND NO CODES. You can spend a lot of time searching for the problem and searching the scanner for help. Look at this common problem, it just might be what you need to fix it.
No code misfire
So you have a car with a clear misfire but there are no codes. Don't worry, you can still use your scanner & labscope to quickly and accurately identify the problem and fix it with confidence without throwing parts at it.
Customizing The HHR Panel
Yeah had to do something to my New HHR Panel, Check it out step by step process of how to paint flames... also this "How To" will be featured in Hot Rod... soon
Chevy HHR Video
Chevy HHr Video including pictures of stock, modified and custom cars.
Headlight Lens Restore using Toothpaste!
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Headlight lens restoration using regular toothpaste is real. It doesn't take much effort, but the type or brand of toothpaste does make a difference. Watch to see the results i came up with.
Struts can sometimes be a little scary. That is unless you have the right equipment. They are really pretty simple for the most part. However be sure to use a spring compressor. Here is an example on a Honda. Other vehicles will be basically the same
Replacing A Hydroboost Unit - EricTheCarGuy
Replacing A HydroBoost Unit - EricTheCarGuy
This is actually the first one of these that I replaced, it's a little more complicated than a regular vacuum Booster but not by much. I looked up the procedure for installing the system and it said to crank the engine without starting it, if I were to do it again I'm not sure I would bother with this because the fluid didn't seem to flow until I revved the engine past 2500, once I did this things started to work normally.
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PT Cruiser Trans Leak
It's so easy to jump to conclusions when it comes to leaks. Here's a very common cause of a leak that is a simple and inexpensive repair that is often mistaken for a more costly repair. A careful look might just save you a lot of money.
How to bead up a stubborn tire
Sure we all know how to mount a tire right? We'll that's what I though until I had one of my new guys struggle for an hour trying to get a stubborn tire to bead up. After I showed him how to do it with Murphy soap, I thought maybe there would be some others who might like to know this as well.
Finding an intermittent
Finding an intermittent problem is probably the most frustrating thing we do. And because of that, it's also probably the problem that get's the most parts "thrown" at it. Remember this. The intermittent problem does have a cause. All we have to do is stop guessing and look for evidence. Follow the evidence and it will lead you to the problem.