Instructions in the field of mobility on the subject of repairs & maintenance

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Car: give jump start - how does it work?

Sometimes the car lets you down and it just won't start. It is seldom because there is no fuel in the tank ...

Caring for the convertible roof properly

Fabric convertible roofs are best washed by hand. There are a few points to consider, otherwise the roof ...

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How do I polish my car to a shine?

Every driver knows the effects of the weather, car washes and lack of care on the paintwork of a car. The once ...

How do I remove odors from the car?

Unpleasant odors in the car make every journey a torture. These arise quickly if, for example, milk leaks out of the shopping bag ...

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How do I top up the coolant in my car?

There are a few things that don't necessarily require going to an auto repair shop. This includes, for example, refilling the ...

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Changing the car battery - step-by-step instructions

In addition to changing tires, replacing wiper blades or checking and topping up the oil level, there is also changing the car battery ...

Instructions - Charging the car battery

Most drivers experience problems with the starter in winter. When the outside temperature falls below 0 ° Celsius, ...

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Instructions - fill up the windshield washer fluid in the car

Windscreen washer fluid is not only needed in the car in winter to keep the windows clean. Filling up the water is hardly ...

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Instructions - Check the oil level in the car

For problem-free and safe driving, it goes without saying that you should leave your car on ...

Instructions - oil change on the motorcycle

You bought a new motorcycle. According to the operating instructions for vehicles with a four-stroke engine, the 1st Oil change ...

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Removing rust from the car - this is how it works

Rust spots are particularly annoying on new vehicles. But that doesn't have to be due to a lack of care. Already a little ...

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Car battery empty - what to do?

At some point it happens to everyone: You forget to turn off the light before getting out of the car and when you come back the ...

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Make windscreen washer fluid yourself

Do you lack perspective when driving a car? Then maybe you should refill the windscreen washer fluid again. But before you ...

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Cleaning car windows - that's how it works

All-round care for your car includes cleaning the car windows thoroughly, both inside and out. A good perspective ...

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Bridging a car - instructions

As well known as it is hated: the car won't start. In many cases it is the battery. In that case, the only thing that usually helps is external start. …

Removing cigarette smells in the car - this is how it works

The eternal vice haunts many of us and it is particularly difficult to go without a cigarette on long car journeys. But the smell ...

Remove flies from the car - this is how it works

Every driver knows the problem. Especially after long trips in summer, there are leftovers from ...

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Instructions - Connect the car radio

Music accompanies people at work, at home and in the car. Without a radio, driving on the motorway can be boring ...

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Car does not start - causes

You have an urgent appointment, are already running late and then this: your car won't start. Usually the cart always gives ...

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Windscreen washer system clogged - this is how it becomes free again

Greasy windows, soiled by flies and pollen, which block the view, often put the motorists on their nerves. If the …

Instructions - cleaning car seats

Car seats also need to be cleaned from time to time. It is not only in motor vehicles in which people smoke that the car seats become dirty after a while.

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This is how you can remove bird droppings from the car paint

Bird droppings should be removed from the car paint as quickly as possible, as they are very corrosive and leave unsightly stains on the paintwork.

Repairing paint damage on the car - this is how it works

Every driver can tell a song about it. Every now and then, there are small paint damage on the vehicle that is simply not nice ...

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Polishing a car - instructions

No car stays beautiful and shiny on its own. This requires regular cleaning and care. With a high quality ...

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Car paint - remove scratches

Over time, the car paint scratches more and more. Scratches on the door locks, on the side or on the hood. This is not …

Repair a burn hole in the car seat

Everyone who smokes in the car knows the problem. It quickly happens that the cigarette falls down and hits the ...

Ants in the car - what to do

Vermin is something that scares everyone and that nobody likes to have with them, whether in the apartment, in the house and ...

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Moped won't start - what to do?

Who does not know that? You're on the road and the moped doesn't want to start anymore, so it's good if you can help yourself a little ...

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The car won't start in the cold - what to do?

It's the same every winter: Hundreds of ADAC helpers have to go out to help people whose cars cannot ...

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Cleaning car seats with home remedies - this is how it works

Almost every family today owns a car and usually not just one, but almost every family member their own. When a lot of driving ...

Instructions - retighten the chain on the motorcycle

Tensioning the chain on a motorcycle is not a difficult task. One should just make sure to work carefully and properly ...

Detect piston seizure - this is how it works

A piston seizure on a motorcycle can be really dangerous for the driver, so you should definitely look for a few signs ...

The steering wheel vibrates when braking - which helps against it

A car consists of many parts. If everything goes well, the vehicle drives without any problems. As a rule, however, always ...

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Testing the car battery - Instructions

If a car battery has been deeply discharged once or even several times - for example because you forgot to do so after parking ...

Car won't start - what to do?

This is the horror of every car owner, the car won't start and you urgently have to go somewhere, how can you ...

Oil in the cooling water - what to do?

If there is oil in the cooling water, it usually indicates a defective cylinder head gasket. Repairs should only be carried out by ...

V-belt squeaks - what to do?

Many drivers do not know what to do if the V-belt squeaks. If the squeak occurs only briefly, it is not ...

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Clean windshield wipers - this is how it's done

To ensure that your windscreen wiper can ensure a clear view for as long as possible, you need to clean it from time to time. You can do this with a ...

Broken starter - what to do?

If the starter is broken, it must be replaced. As a makeshift, a car with a defective starter can be pushed or ...

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Clacking in the engine compartment - what to do?

Do you hear a strange noise from your engine compartment that sounds like a "clacking" sound? Then it is high time that you ...

Petrol in a diesel engine - this is how you save your vehicle

They were stressed and unable to concentrate and had an awful lot of work on that fateful day. Then it happened - when you ...

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Clean the inside of the front window - you won't see a stain anymore

Cleaning the outside of the windscreen is not difficult if your windscreen washer is working. But how do you get it clean from the inside?

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Removing rust film on the car - this is how it works

Even the most beautiful car can sometimes rob its owner of sleep when the first small defects are discovered. One of them …

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Changing the windshield wipers in the Golf - this is how it works

The windshield wipers on your Golf only leave streaks on the windshield when wiping, and they don't see particularly well either ...

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The air conditioning system: top up liquid - when, where and how

The air conditioning in your car is running at full power, but hardly cools the interior? The reason for this could be that the ...

Cleaning the wheel bearings on the bike - this is how it's done

The wheel bearings of the bicycle are usually designed as cone bearings by all manufacturers. Conical bearings have the advantage that you ...

Cleaning car upholstery - this is how to remove stubborn stains

Anyone who has young children is likely familiar with this problem. These are spots that the little ones inevitably at some point ...

Diesel frozen - what to do?

At low temperatures it can happen that diesel is frozen. Due to the cold, paraffin flakes form in the diesel. …

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Silicone spray for the car - how to use it correctly

Today there is a very large number of care products in the car sector. What is surprising, however, that very few rely on such funds ...

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Car door frozen - how to fix it

It's cold outside and the ground freezes at night. Unfortunately, the car door freezes quickly at this time of year. Note a few ...

Repairing the broken water pump in a car - instructions

You recently discovered in your car that you were losing radiator water. Upon closer inspection of your car, you noticed ...

Draining the fuel in the car - this is how it works

Car owners are required to be very familiar with their car in a wide variety of situations. Because it can be at home or ...

The air conditioning in the car is defective - what to do?

If the air conditioning in the car is defective, this is not only annoying but also particularly stressful in summer. But what can you do in ...

Change brake pads - instructions

In order to change the brake pads on the car, it is not absolutely necessary to drive to the workshop. However, you should still ...

Tips for scratching windshield wipers

If your windshield wipers on the car are too hard, there are good tips for scratching windshield wipers. This saves you from scratching ...

Repair alternator - instructions

With a car it can come to defects every now and then. The battery or the alternator are often affected here. After a …

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Handbrake frozen - how do you release it?

In the cold season, winter has your car firmly under control. When the temperature is below zero it can happen that the ...

Car upholstery cleaning - so you can do it yourself

Over time, the upholstery in a vehicle becomes dirty. To maintain them, you should regularly clean and freshen up ...

Change the roller V-belt

As a scooter owner, you will certainly have to change the scooter V-belt from time to time. Either leave this work in ...

Car problems - how to check sources of error on your vehicle

When the car doesn't run properly, that's annoying. Learn what causes you to have car problems in this article.

Remove stains - this will keep your car seats clean again

Car seats are usually very sensitive. The stains can still be easily removed from the car seats if you treat them quickly.

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Checking the car battery - this is how it works

Especially in the coming, cold and dark season, it is important to have a functioning car battery and this too ...

Repair the starter - this is how it works

As a rule, a defective starter is immediately replaced with a new one. However, it is entirely possible to repair a starter. …

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Removing mold in the car - that's how it works

Mold in the car is not only ugly, but also harmful to health. That is why it is important to get rid of mold in the car as soon as ...

Painting the bumper - this is how you can proceed

Painting a bumper is not for absolute laypeople, as it can quickly lead to irregularities or errors when mixing ...

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Remove water stains on the car seat - that's how it works

Water stains are extremely annoying because the white edges don't look nice on the car seats and you also don't know whether you ...

Replace the wiper motor - this is how it works

A wiper motor is a consumable part. If you notice noises during operation, you should investigate the cause. …

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Doing the engine wash yourself - what you should pay attention to

If you plan to wash the engine of your car yourself, you must never do it on private property ...

Air flow meter defective - what to do?

If the air flow meter is defective, the engine loses power and runs extremely unevenly. Therefore a visit to the workshop is ...

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Cleaning car floor mats - this is how it works

If you want to clean the floor mats of your car, you will need a few utensils so that the mats are clean again.

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Windshield wipers squeak - how to fix the problem

You are sitting comfortably in the car when it starts to rain. You turn on the windshield wipers and off you go: an annoying ...

Fuel filter clogged - what to do?

As soon as the fuel filter is clogged, the engine will no longer run smoothly. The performance drops and it can lead to the engine ...

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Windscreen washer system frozen - this is how defrosting works

It's annoying in slush and rainy weather when the windscreen washer system is frozen. For de-icing you need ...

Maintain the motorcycle with silicone spray - this is how it works

The original application of silicone spray is in industry, where it is used as a release agent to easily mold ...

Remove car film - this is how it works

Until some time ago, almost only government vehicles, such as the police, customs or the armed forces, were covered with car films. But also …

Changing the timing belt on the Ford Focus - this is how it works

Only a trained mechanic should ever change a timing belt on a car. Unless the owner of the car ...

Polishing car windows - this is how they get sparkling clean

There are certainly many things that you don't exactly consider your favorite pastime. A topic that is always problematic ...

Apply underbody protection correctly

The next MOT is due and after a quick look under your car, the shock is great. The sub-floor is rusted, there is a hole ...

Change spark plugs - you have to pay attention to this

Everyone knows that car repairs are expensive and that is why many men try their hand at using instruction books or the like ...

How do I paint a car? - That's how it's done

You had a little accident. It was just a sheet metal damage, but now your car has a small dent and the paint is gone. A …

Painting classic cars - step by step

Painting a classic car is often the last step after extensive restorations. Take yourself for this too ...

Dispose of old car batteries - this is the right way to do it

If you want to dispose of old car batteries, you cannot do so through the garbage disposal. Batteries are more toxic and for the environment ...

Make your own windshield deicer - this is how it works

Disk deicers are usually not available when you need them. Most motorists swear by the de-icing of the ...

How to dispose of car batteries cheaply and in an environmentally friendly way

If the battery in your motor vehicle is no longer usable, then the car battery must be disposed of and a new one ...

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Preheating the car in winter - that's how it works

Getting into a cold car in winter is taking some risks. There is not only the risk that the car will not start, many ...

Painting the bonnet - this is how it works

The paint on the hood of your car has to put up with a lot over time. Countless stone chips, fine dust and dirt ensure ...

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Mix the antifreeze yourself - this is how it works

Who does not know the situation: the car window is frozen in winter and you quickly operate the wiper, but apart from pure ...

Cooling water frozen - what to do?

If the cooling water is frozen, one can really only hope that no total engine damage has been caused. Whether and what ...

Replacing the hub cap on an Audi - this is how it works

A car has either a complete rim cover or just a hub cover. Should the hub cap be defective, so ...

Car: remove small dents yourself - this is how it works

Small dents in the car are not only a visual problem, because if the paint has been damaged by the dent, this can lead to ...

Professional cleaning - cleaning car seats

Over time, car seats naturally become dirty from frequent use. Then a purification should be carried out. With the right ...

Buying a car battery - this is what you should pay attention to

Starter batteries often go on strike after a cold winter and it is time to replace them, so it is important ...

Car seat cleaning - this is how you get all stains out

Car seat cleaning needs to be done from time to time, even if this work cannot be done in a comfortable position. The …

Removing dents in a car - this is how it works

Small dents in the car are annoying and removing them costs money. Before you think about filling or even replacing the parts, ...

Changing the V-belt in the car - this is how it works

Every vehicle has a V-belt that generates electricity through movement and thus supplies many power-consuming parts in the car. …

Use car seat cleaner correctly - this is how it works

With a good car seat cleaner, upholstered car seats can be cleaned very easily. The prerequisite for proper cleaning is ...

Attaching the exhaust to the car - step by step

It is clear that at some point mother nature will repeat everything that it provides. This happens relatively quickly with metal ...

Toothed belt change - this is how it's done

If the timing belt needs to be changed, you can bring your car to the workshop, but you can change the timing belt ...

Have the car completely painted - this is how it works

Having the car completely painted is often the last resort to get damaged paintwork back in good condition. A price comparison should be here ...

Rust on cars - how to fix the problem

When rust shows up on cars, the protective layer over the metal, the actual paint and clear coat, is damaged ...

Painting your motorcycle - this is how you do it yourself

You can paint the motorcycle yourself, but it is not advisable. In principle, you proceed in the same way as with any other painting ...

How to clean the car air conditioning system

Around 80% of all new cars have air conditioning. Regardless of the outside temperature, the air conditioning ensures the desired ...

Cheap car batteries - tips

If you need a new starter battery for your car, you don't necessarily have to buy the manufacturer's branded product. Cheap ...

Coupling defective - what to do?

If the clutch on your vehicle is defective, you cannot avoid having it repaired in the workshop. The foot-operated ...

Repair aluminum rims - this is how it works on your own

Repair kits for aluminum rims promise a lot, but you shouldn't use them to repair anything more than small flaws. Remember the ...

Make alloy wheels suitable for winter - this is how it works

Many drivers do not want to do without aluminum rims on their cars in winter, for the sake of appearance. But it is important that you ...

Changing the timing belt on the VW Passat - repair instructions

Why is it necessary to change the timing belt on a VW Passat? The toothed belt is a wearing part, which in a ...

Use the polishing machine correctly on the car - this is how it works

Most cars are polished because the paintwork becomes dull after a while or because of wear and tear, for example scratches, ...

Repainting the car - this is how it works

Most of the time, cars are completely repainted because they have a dull paint due to their age or there are rust spots, scratches or dents ...

Remove sperm stains from the car seat

A sperm stain on the car seat should be removed quickly. If the ejaculate has already dried out, among other things ...

Do it yourself car repairs - this is how you remove rust spots

A lot in car repairs, e.g. B. the removal of rust spots can be done by yourself. The materials required for this are ...

Cleaning the car yourself - tips for cleaning

In the course of time, a car naturally gets dirty. If you want to clean your vehicle yourself, there are a few good ones ...

Wrapping up your car instead of painting it - this is how you can fix small paint damage

If the car has minor paintwork damage, many people think of sticking to it instead of painting it. A foiling, so the car to ...

Disinfect air conditioning - a guide

Air conditioning is already a standard feature of a car today. After a long period of use there is often an unpleasant odor ...

Cathedral camp cracks - what to do?

If your car's cathedral bearings crack, it is a clear sign that something is wrong and needs to be fixed, otherwise it ...

Car battery empty - how to use a jump start cable

If your car battery is empty, you can start the car with a jump start cable if necessary. But you have to be on the right ...

Use upholstery cleaner for car seats correctly - this is how it works

So that your car seats look like new again, you can remove existing dirt, for example with an upholstery cleaner.

Change brake fluid - calculate costs correctly

For the car brakes to function one hundred percent, the brake fluid must be renewed at regular intervals. As …

The window regulator on the Lupo is defective - what to do?

Only a faint rattle and rattle can be heard from inside the door, but the window pane no longer moves. These …

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Cleaning car windows - this is how it works without streaks

If the view in the car is no longer sufficient, the car windows should be cleaned. These windows also need at least twice a year ...

Ignition coil defective - repair instructions

No car can move without the ignition coils. If an ignition coil is defective, there is no avoiding a change. In order to ...

Clean motorcycle exhaust

Like everything else, you need to clean a motorcycle exhaust from time to time. Various methods are available for this.

Make your own gasoline seal - this is how it works with cork

In everyday life we ​​incessantly come across all kinds of seals. Regardless of whether it is a matter of seals for liquids or gases ...

Rusty motorcycle chain - this is how you can remedy this

A rusty motorcycle chain is always a sign of insufficient maintenance of the machine. The chain is one of the main wearing parts on ...

Clean the manifold on a motorcycle - this is how it works

Many people only get the idea of ​​cleaning the manifold on a motorcycle when they want to sell their two-wheelers. But then it can do a lot ...

Painting over stickers - this is how it works

If you have stickers on your motorcycle and want to paint over them, you are faced with a problem. So go with your mind ...

Overturn the brake discs - this is how it works

By over-turning unevenly worn brake discs, they can still be used for a few years. But it is …

Paint the bumper - calculate the costs correctly

There are many reasons why you can repaint a bumper: Either the car had an accident or it should just ...

Remove rust from cars - this is how it works

You have to remove rust from the car, because the rust is not just a visual flaw. Because if left untreated, ...

Impregnate the convertible roof - this is how it works

If you want to impregnate your convertible roof, you should take a few things into account during this process so that you are fully ...

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Car battery - use a multimeter to measure whether it is usable

You can measure a car battery with a multimeter to see if it needs charging. The state of preservation of the ...

What is the torque with which to tighten spark plugs? - That's how it's done

The torque with which you have to tighten your spark plugs depends on both the thread diameter of the spark plugs and the material of the ...

Connect the gel battery correctly - this is how it works

The correct assembly and subsequent connection of car, motorcycle and also the newer gel batteries is crucial for their ...

Perform a compression test on the engine

As soon as you feel a loss of power, a compression test on the engine is recommended. Often the performance is reduced ...

Cleaning the particle filter in the car

Cleaning a particle filter is much cheaper than replacing the filter. If you are skilled at handwork, you can ...

Frozen car lock - how to defrost the lock

When temperatures drop below freezing in winter, then one or the other certainly has a frozen ...

Check oil pressure switch

If your oil pressure indicator light does not light up, it could be a defective oil pressure switch on the engine. You can do this ...

Use plastic cleaner in the car correctly

There are many plastic parts in and on the car that need to be cleaned and cared for with a plastic cleaner. Right …

Use motorcycle jump start spray correctly

Jump start spray helps when the car or motorcycle does not want to start; Of course, the start-up spray is only useful if it's done right ...

Weld the aluminum oil pan

Theoretically, aluminum oil pans can be welded, but there are also some problems for the specialist. You should know about the ...

Polishing aluminum on a motorcycle

You see it again and again at motorcycle meetings - shiny aluminum just looks beautiful. Especially on old machines the ...

Toothed belt change - calculate costs correctly

The cost of changing the timing belt depends on the type of vehicle and the amount of work. Therefore, with one ...

Test the hydraulic clutch - this is how it works

You can test a hydraulic clutch like any other clutch, that is not a problem. You should also test the hydraulics.

Use motorcycle coolant correctly

A water-cooled motorcycle should not be cooled with water, but with a special coolant. You should pay attention to ...

Adjust motorcycle chassis

For beginners it is often irritating that you can and have to adjust the suspension on your motorcycle yourself, after all you get a ...

Use vintage car oil correctly - this is how it works

If you drive a real classic car, you must also use vintage car oil, otherwise the engine can be damaged. So classic oils are ...

Readjust the hydraulic clutch - this is how it works

Even the greatest specialist will not be able to adjust a hydraulic clutch, because that is what the hydraulic clutch of ...

Check ripple - this is how it works

The ripple is a value of the alternator on your car. It must be in a prescribed area, otherwise the ...

Polishing your car - this is how you protect the paintwork

You can easily polish a car to a high gloss yourself, you just have to be careful not to damage the paintwork when you polish it.

Drive shaft broken - what to do?

A car is fun and it allows every driver to enjoy a piece of freedom. But when a repair comes, the emergency is usually ...

Refill oil - this is how it works

Regular maintenance work naturally also includes checking the engine oil level. You may need to top up with oil. …

Solex spare parts - this is how you can change the spark plug

Although the well-known Vélosolex is probably the oldest moped, after all, the beginnings go back to 1917, it is still no problem ...

Select the correct oil viscosity

For the engine of your motorcycle, you should always choose the oil viscosity recommended by the manufacturer. Only in this way can a long ...

Sucking out oil at the gas station

Carry out a quick and practical oil change simply by sucking off the oil at the petrol station - that sounds good. Is it …

Correctly apply copper paste to brakes

A copper paste can be applied to prevent screeching of the brakes on the motorcycle. This should only be done by experienced ...

Correctly use exhaust paint with primer

If a motorcycle exhaust is to be repainted because of rust spots or scratches, this must be done with a heat-resistant primer and ...

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Check radiator antifreeze - this is how it works

If you had to refill your car with cooling water several times in the hot summer months, it is advisable to use the radiator antifreeze ...

Use zinc paint properly

Zinc paints are used as corrosion protection. Many owners of older cars want their cars to rust away with the help of zinc paint ...

Use the paint depth measuring device correctly

Paint depth gauges are used to measure how thick the layers of laughter are on cars or motorcycles. This way you can ...

Exhaust lamp flashes on the Corsa - what to do?

Opel Corsa usually have emission-controlled engines and corresponding indicator lights. The corresponding warning signs ...

Correctly apply paint polish against scratches on the car

Would you like to use a paint polish against scratches on your car and don't know how it works? This problem can be ...

Repair spark plug threads

The threads of the spark plug thread in the cylinder head are sensitive. It is enough if a candle has been tightened too tight or ...

Electric windows broken - what to do?

If the power window is broken, something has to be done quickly because you cannot keep the window open all the time. …

Obtain a correct cost estimate for car repairs

Obtaining a correct cost estimate for a car repair prevents you from being surprised afterwards. Nevertheless ...

Startup problems with Bandit 1200 - what to do?

Starting problems with the Bandit 1200 usually have the usual causes or are based on operating errors. Most of it is easy to do ...

Clean the engine from oil - this is how it works

An oily engine does not look good and should be cleaned so that you can always see whether fresh oil is leaking. It ...

Engine damage - estimate costs correctly

The cost of engine damage primarily depends on the extent of the damage. In many cases, a repair is not worthwhile, unless ...

Replacement car for repairs - this is how you get one

If your car has to go to the workshop for repairs, you may be able to get a replacement car from some dealerships. One …

Change wheel bearings - calculate costs correctly

Over the years, the wheel bearing of every car has to be changed. These repair costs can vary depending on the vehicle type and manufacturer ...

Ensure joint play on the piston ring

A piston ring has the task of ensuring the best possible compression. In addition, the oil control ring should also ensure that ...

The starter on the Ford Fiesta does not work - what to do?

Starters of all types are more or less similar. The construction has hardly changed over the years, but the ...

Defective alternator - what to do?

If the electronic devices fail while driving, the alternator may be defective. It consumes more electricity than ...

What should I use to clean the carburetor? - That's how it works

Carburetors, especially in vehicles that have been standing still for a long time, are usually very gummy and need to be cleaned thoroughly. But …

Yamaha XT600 won't start - what to do?

The emergency! You want to take your Yamaha XT600 for a spin when the weather is nice, but it doesn't start. Not right now ...

Paint the fenders - reduce costs by doing your own work

It's really annoying when your old fender needs to be replaced due to an accident or rusting through. A new …

Ducati Monster - Carry out maintenance correctly

The Ducati Monster is a motorcycle that is said to be maintenance-intensive and therefore expensive to maintain. The ...

Changing the exhaust on a Harley

The popular hobby of Harley riders is to change the original exhaust for a nicer one. Better sound, better looking ...

Repair the starter relay

If you press the start button on your motorcycle and the starter does not turn, it does not necessarily have to be defective. Sometimes ...

Detect transmission damage early - this is how it works

A car is best when it works! But what if gearbox damage is on the rise? How do you recognize this ...

Adjusting valves on a motorcycle - instructions

The valves on the motorcycle are quite easy to adjust. All you need is a little time, patience, and a few simple tools ...

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Antifreeze - use paints correctly

It is a fact that the colors of antifreeze have a meaning, but no one should focus on the colors alone when ...

Polishing up car paint - this is how it works

Car paint can become dull and dull as a result of the weather. Various means are available in stores that can be used to ...

Dismantle motorcycle transmission - this is how it works

If the motorcycle transmission goes on strike, the engine-transmission block has to be dismantled. However, this is very demanding and should only be carried out by ...

Insert the H7 lamp correctly

An H7 lamp is a halogen lamp that must be built into the headlights of some cars. Once you've got the car ...

Polishing the windshield - do it yourself

The effect of windshield wipers and ice scrapers as well as small stones that hit the windshield when driving ...

Cleaning the motorcycle chain - instructions

When you ride a motorcycle, you need to clean the chain regularly. In this way you can prevent excessive wear and tear.

Remove scratches with car polish

You can always find slight scratches in the paintwork of the car, whether through your own fault or the fault of someone else. Once briefly with ...

The car alarm goes on for no reason - what to do?

Finally at home. But suddenly the alarm system on the car goes on for no reason. Annoying and annoying! Here you can find reasons and how to resolve them.

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Repair rust spots on the car - this is how it works

Who does not know the problem with rust on the car? The small spots that punch through everywhere are not only due to a lack of care. …

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Refill antifreeze in the car - this is how it works

Antifreeze in the car is essential in Central Europe. The cooler and windshield wiper system need special means to also ...

Distribute battery grease correctly - this is how it works

When it comes to rust and grime, most people start thinking about the body of your car. That is actually not either ...

Remove the starter - this is how it works

You can remove a starter yourself. The most important thing is that you disconnect the battery's ground cable so as not to cause a short circuit.

Painting the exhaust in chrome - this is how it works

Nothing looks more noble and of higher quality than a neat and, in the best case, brand new chrome exhaust. Unfortunately, especially with ...

Change the pollen filter in the car - this is how it works

You should change your pollen filter after 30,000 kilometers at the latest. By then, your cabin filter will have dealt with all ...

Use curil to seal

Curil sealing compounds are permanent seals for many purposes. Due to its specific properties, Curil is particularly suitable for ...

Air conditioning in the car does not cool - what to do?

Especially when it's hot outside, you look forward to a pleasantly air-conditioned car journey. It's just stupid if the air conditioning in the car isn't ...

Too much valve clearance - what to do about it

If an engine has too much valve clearance, it has to be adjusted. The only question is whether it makes sense or like the valve clearance ...

Painting a car - this is how it works

If you want to paint your car yourself, you need a lot of experience. Furthermore, this process is very time-consuming ...

Refilling the brake fluid in the car - this is how it works

Do you want to refill the brake fluid in your car yourself and would you like to know how to do it? Here you can find out what to look out for.

Remove scratches on the rims - this is how it works

A scratch on rims is extremely annoying. But you can remove small scratches quite well. For deep scratches you need ...

Use dent removal tools correctly to remove dents

Dent removal tools are offered in different designs and many a motorist wonders whether dents are really easy to ...

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Winterizing rubber seals on the car - this is how it works

Car enthusiasts are regularly a bit more active again in autumn when it comes to caring for their dearest children. That doesn't mean that ...

Car care for a new car - some advice

Car care is particularly important so that new cars look new for a long time. Again and again you hear that modern paints do not have any special ...

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Remove scratches on the car - that's how it works

No matter how well you take care of your car - scratches can hardly be avoided. But you don't have to despair right away, there are means and ...

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Cleaning the smoker's car - this is how you get rid of the smell

Used cars have the advantage that they are much cheaper than new cars. But they also have some disadvantages, for ...

Clean the exhaust gas recirculation valve - this is how it works

If you notice that your vehicle is sooty or even goes out while driving, then it is possible that your ...

Use the spray paint can correctly

The car got a scratch and painting in the workshop is too expensive. How good that there are spray cans. If you are with ...

Car window - what to do in case of falling rocks

A stone chip on the car window is not uncommon. And yet it happens seldom enough to unsettle many people when it ...

Scooters throttle to 25 km / h - that's how it works

You can throttle a scooter yourself to 25 km / h. However, the prerequisite is that you install an original throttle set. This is the only way ...

Use wax as underbody protection - advantages and disadvantages

New cars usually have good underbody protection. This is different with oldtimers or cars that are a bit old ...

Fuel pump defective - what to do?

A defective fuel pump can usually not be repaired. Only leaks, which are seepage losses that occur due to ...

Dent a motorcycle tank - this is how it's done

A dent, or rather a dent, in the motorcycle tank can be dented in different ways. Not all methods lead to success and ...

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Rust removal - that's how it works with a car

They can remove rust from a car in a similar way to other metal parts, but you have to note that the sheet metal of modern cars is very thin.

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Stink in the car - what to do if milk has leaked

Milk is a healthy food, but it can leave a nasty smell if it leaks in the car. This can be done faster ...

Sealing the car radiator - this is how it works

If the car radiator is leaking, this can lead to engine damage. But in the event of minor leaks, the cooler can ...

Engine is losing oil - what to do?

Exercise great caution if a dark puddle forms under the car. If the car loses oil, it is very dangerous to still ...

Repair the V-belt on a scooter - this is how it works

The V-belt or drive belt is one of the most important components in a scooter. If it breaks, the power of the engine cannot ...

Preparation of the car - this is how you clean it intensively

If you prepare your car perfectly before it is sold, you can get a few hundred euros more for it. A good preparation of the car is ...

Charging gel batteries - this is how it works

In contrast to lead batteries, gel batteries have no liquid acid and are built up closed, which means that ...

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Remove adhesive residue from the paint - that's how it works

You have made a sticker or a tattoo on your car and now you want to remove the unsightly adhesive residue from the paint ...

White spirit - how to use it for degreasing

White spirit consists largely of white spirit and behaves in a similar way to turpentine. You can use white spirit as ...

Car windows frozen inside - you can do that

Car windows freeze up in winter, if you are unlucky the inside is even frozen. Some of the common methods of thawing ...

Use the car jack stands correctly

If you need to jack up a car for an extended period of time, be sure to use jack stands. But you should ...

Change the battery on a scooter - this is how it works

If the scooter does not start in the morning, this is often due to a dead battery. This should then be as fast as ...

Anti-rust primer - you should consider this when buying

Rust is and will remain an annoying topic, whether in the household or in the car. There is always some work involved when it comes to ...

The lights on the car are broken - what to do?

At the weekend, of all times, when there is no workshop open, the lighting on your car breaks down. However, in the evening you need your ...

Caring for leather car seats properly

Leather car seats not only look great, they are also very easy to care for. So that you can enjoy your leather seats for a long time, you should ...

Changing the battery in the Golf 4 - this is how it works

If the battery of your Golf 4 runs out, you can replace it with a new one. Instructions can be found here.

Cleaning the car - tips to save money

Not only the normal street dirt leaves its marks on the car, the remains of insects and birds must also ...

Repainting Vespa scooters - you should pay attention to this

After your Vespa scooter has covered many kilometers, it might be time for a new paint job. In order to …

Mixing engine oil - you have to pay attention to this

Mixing engine oil - you have to pay attention to this. The question arises again and again in everyday life whether or not you can mix engine oil, for ...

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Removing resin from the car paint - this is how it works without paint damage

Tree sap on car paints is sticky and difficult to remove. But with some special agents it is not a problem to remove the resin from the car paint.

Refurbish weathered plastic with plastic paint - this is how it works

Plastic paints are not paints or varnishes that you use to apply paint to the surface, but rather a preparation agent for faded plastics.

When the release bearing makes a noise

If you hear noises coming from the engine compartment of your car and these change when you operate the clutch, this could be ...

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My scooter won't start - this is how to get it going

It has to be annoying, but not necessarily expensive, if your scooter does not start. Often there are only little things that you have to do ...

Check the brakes regularly - this is how it works

Well-functioning brakes are one of the most important safety factors in a car. You shouldn't just rely on the TÜV and ...

How to remove dog hair from the car

If you have a dog, you probably know the annoying problem "dog hair" - unless you have a poodle, Havanese or hairless dog. …

Remove tar on the car - this is how it works

Once you have tar stains on your car, it is very difficult to remove them. Unfortunately, you should know that whatever means ...

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Polishing chrome - a guide

Chromium serves as a protective layer against corrosion. Chrome parts can become dull or tarnish over time. Through the right ...

Sugar in the petrol tank - what to do?

Sugar in the petrol tank - you've probably heard horror stories about burned engines, pistons and piston rings that ...

Scratched windshield - it will look like new

If the windshield has many small scratches, you can polish it. That is not that easy and does not always lead to success.

Polish away small paint damage - this is how it works

You can polish away small damage to the paintwork on cars, but also on other painted objects. You just have to be careful not to do too much.

Dyeing leather in the car - this is how it works

As with all other materials, leather can also show signs of wear. Of course this is not ...

Car Brakes Squeal: Here's What You Can Do About It

As soon as a car makes strange noises, every car owner should have them checked for the reason. Finally ...

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Wet car seat - how to dry it

Every now and then it can happen that a car seat also gets wet. Either because you're driving a convertible and it started to rain, or ...

Use thin sheet metal for car repairs

If your used car has some rust holes, you have the option of repairing these areas with thin sheet metal. She …

Cleaning the inside of the car - this is how you proceed

For proper car care, it is important not to forget the interior when cleaning. Home remedies are usually sufficient for this ...

Remove sunscreen from the car seat - that's how it works

Sunscreen should stay on the skin. But especially with products that do not absorb quickly, it can happen that some of the ...

Adjust the clutch play - this is how it works

Adjusting the clutch play requires expertise. Although the workload is negligible, only the person should pay attention to ...

Stainless steel exhaust - this is how you clean the outside

Stainless steel is a grateful material that hardly any dirt or even rust can adhere to. Because of this, it is very easy to ...

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Adjust the low beam correctly - instructions

In any case, you must set the low beam of your car correctly so that you do not dazzle oncoming drivers.

Remove scratches on the car - that's how it's done

The procedure for removing a scratch on the car depends mainly on how big or deep the scratch is.

Cleaning the air filter - this is how it works with cars

If you have your car serviced regularly, you are always on the safe side. If necessary, however, you can use the air filter ...

Opel Astra G - Remove the loudspeaker trim

To replace the loudspeaker in the door of the Opel Astra G, it is necessary to remove the loudspeaker trim. …

Repairing a car trailer - this is how you renew the tarpaulin

In contrast to the fixed parts on a car trailer, the tarpaulin is subject to greater wear. Wind and weather are bothering her ...

VW Golf 3 - Remove rust

Almost every car builds up rust over the years, which should be removed. The Golf 3 is also affected by this, as this model ...

Remove the chrome layer - this is how you remove the chrome yourself

When restoring it is often necessary to remove an old layer of chrome. This is not entirely safe, because you have to work with ...

Remove the sticker from the tank - this is how it works

Removing a sticker from the tank can be done in no time with a hair dryer and a little flour or margarine. Since the tank ...

The door of the car is leaking - what you can do about it

If the door on the car is leaking, the cause is usually a defective or damaged seal between the body and the car door.

Repair the steering wheel - you can do it yourself

The steering wheel is the most important "wheel" along with the four wheels you drive. Sometimes it wears out a bit from a lot of driving or ...

Car mirror worn - how to mount a new one

If you have taken off the car mirror, it is a very annoying proposition. The exchange differs from model to model.

Remove the smell of smoke from the car

Have you decided to quit smoking or did you have a very heavy smoker as a passenger? Especially for non-smokers ...

Waxing car paint - this is how it works

Regular waxing of the car paint gives it good protection against the effects of the weather. You can wax easily ...

Repair scooters - this is how it works

You can repair some things on your scooter yourself. However, you should only carry out repairs that involve ...

Use leather care products for car seats correctly

For many people, the car is one of the most important commodities, if not the most important. Of course it also means ...

How does rust come about on the car? - So take precautions

To prevent rust damage to your car, you should understand how rust occurs. This is the only way you can take targeted preventive measures.

Remove the remains of the gasket from the cylinder head - this is how it works

If you have to replace the cylinder head gasket in your car, you should carefully remove the old gasket remnants from the cylinder head.

Scooter: Brakes squeal - you can do that about it

If the brakes squeal on the scooter, this is very annoying and should definitely be fixed. To do this, the brake must ...

Exhaust clogged on a scooter - what to do?

If you leave the scooter outside in winter and not drive it for a long time, the exhaust pipe can become clogged. She …

Wash the car on Sundays? - You should be aware of that

In principle, it is possible to wash the car on Sundays. In some federal states, however, the washing facilities are on Sundays and ...

Cleaning leather for car seats - this is how it works

High-quality leather for car seats is very comfortable and enjoys widespread popularity. In order to enjoy the material for a long time ...

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How much oil do you need to top up? - That's the right way

Oil is extremely important for a long service life for the engine and can lead to engine damage even if the oil is missing, although the ...

Remove dents from the exhaust - this is how it works

If you want to remove dents from your exhaust, it is quite easy to do. However, there are a few things you should consider ...

Rear window heater defective - how to fix it

Today every car has a heated rear window and it is always a pleasure when it works and especially in the cold season ...

Cleaning a carburetor with ultrasound - this is how it works

The cleaning of the carburetor or carburetor parts can also be done with an ultrasonic cleaning device to ensure a complete ...

Adjust the carburetor on the Peugeot Zenith

If the engine of your Peugeot Zenith does not run properly, you should adjust the carburetor slightly differently. This is not so hard.

Change transmission oil at VW Touran - this is how it works

The transmission oil of every car has to be topped up or changed from time to time. This is also very easy with the VW Touran. …

Change the timing chain on an Opel Corsa C - this is how it works

If you want to change the timing chain on your Opel Corsa C, you should only do this yourself if you already have experience ...

Seat: EPC indicator light flashes - what to do?

In many Seat models, the position of the accelerator pedal is no longer via a Bowden cable, but via special ...

Car jerks when accelerating - here's how to fix it

Your car jerks when you accelerate and you have no idea why this could be? Then give the following tips a try ...

The car squeaks - here's how to fix it

It can happen that a car suddenly squeaks. The most common cause of this is a loose or damp V-belt.

Car alternator defective - you can do that

If the alternator of the car is defective then it is a very annoying thing, after all, it results in the car not ...

The starter only clicks - you should check that

If the starter on your vehicle only clicks, this may be due to your car battery as well as the starter.

Adjusting the steering head bearing - this is how it works on the motorcycle

Regularly checking and adjusting the steering head bearing is of the utmost importance for a motorcyclist. Therefore you should ...

The car does not start when it is wet - what to do?

The car won't start and moisture appears to be the cause. Does it happen again and again that your car has problems when ...

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Fully synthetic oil - advantages and disadvantages

A fully synthetic oil has both advantages and disadvantages. The advantages outweigh the rest. Even so, it cannot be used in every engine.

Brake discs run in - what to do?

Broken-in brake discs indicate severe wear. In such a case, the brake discs must be changed.

The car battery is discharging - what to do?

The car battery provides the energy supply when you start your car. Due to many influencing factors, it can also happen that ...

Maintaining the car air conditioning - you can do it yourself

The car repair shops advertise and lure in rows with the climate check. But does it really have to be? Is it necessary to switch the car air conditioning into ...

Removing the smell of nicotine in the car - this is how it works

When you, as a non-smoker, take over a smoker's car, your primary job will be to remove the nicotine smell that ...

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Remove a grease stain on car seats - this is how it works

French fries or chips landed on the car seats and now you need to remove a grease stain? To have clean seats again ...

Connect jump start - this is how it works

For some reason your car won't start. The battery will no longer spin and you will need to connect jump starter correctly.

What happens if the V-belt breaks? - First aid in the event of a breakdown

It is not uncommon for a breakdown to break when the V-belt in your car breaks. So what to do when it happened Find out what it's all about ...

Have shock absorbers checked - this is what you should keep in mind

If you look at the test statistics from ADAC, TÜV and DEKRA, they show you that more than two thirds of the ...

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The car squeaks when driving - what to do?

If it squeaks while driving, there can be very different causes. So you have to pay close attention to what is squeaking on the car ...

Sealing the oil pan - this is how it's done

Over the years, the engine in a car can leak and lose oil. Very often this is because the ...

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Dismantle the license plate - this is how it works with the car

The license plate is attached to a car in such a way that it cannot simply be removed. If you have to dismantle it, for example because ...

Car misfire - you can check for yourself

If your car misfires, the flammability of the gas-air mixture is so high that it ignites itself. This happens …

Emission warning light - you have to pay attention to this

Many drivers still do not know what the exhaust warning lamp is all about. Be smart to avoid making mistakes.

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Replace license plate - that's how it works

When you buy a used vehicle, you usually need to replace the number plates. This is especially true if the ...

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Make car windshield water yourself - this is how you save money

Would you like to save money and for the reason you have the idea that you could do the windshield washer fluid for your vehicle yourself? This …

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White smoke from exhaust - you can do that

Driving a car brings joy, but not infrequently also some worries, primarily financial ones. If the exhaust is smoking, it doesn't have to be ...

Fill GRP cladding - this is how it's done

Have you had an accident or something similar and the fairing of your motorcycle tore as a result? Here you can read how to use GRP ...

Clean the car as quickly as possible with resin remover

You can well imagine when you parked your car under a birch or linden tree and the next day the shock ...

Filled with too much coolant - you can do that

Anyone who has owned and driven a car for a long time will know that the wheeled pedestal can only be used after a new purchase for a ...

Sand off car paint with wet sandpaper - that's how it works

Wet sandpaper is suitable for the subtleties of sanding. It is a special paper that cannot be used by other products ...

Car Diagnostic Tool - How to Use It Correctly

If the neighbor used to say that he would take a quick look under the hood and take a look at the problem, that is no longer possible today. …

Motorcycle: give jump start - this is how it works

Even with a motorcycle it can happen that the battery is empty and the engine does not start anymore. In this case ...

Grinding chrome - this is how it works

Chrome has a noble look. The use of this material to represent the ...

Power steering: lamp lights up - this is how to fix the problem

When a control lamp on the dashboard lights up, many drivers are so unsettled that they prefer to drive the car to ...

Painting a scooter - this is how it works

When the paint on your child's scooter is off, you can either buy a new scooter or you can do the work yourself ...

Engine flooded - you can do that

If the engine of your car is flooded, you should not attempt any further starting. You need to get rid of the problem first.

Car is losing cooling water - what to do?

Is your car losing cooling water? Then you should do something about it as soon as possible, otherwise it could turn out badly for your car.

Repair the fabric seat in a car - this is how it works

Do you have a hole or a larger tear in your fabric seat in your car? Then you don't have to panic because this ...

Car won't start in winter - act right

When the car does not start in winter, various causes usually come together. As a rule, you can still easily ...

Charge the battery on the Vespa - this is how it works

Every now and then you will need to charge the battery on your Vespa. This is especially true if the scooter is a ...

The engine does not start well when it is cold - what to do?

In particular, if it is very cold overnight, the engine will start poorly the next morning. This problem can be solved in ...

Lupo: The oil lamp is flashing - that's the right way to act

The oil lamp on your Lupo flashes, in this case you must check the oil level immediately. Skip the flashing display ...

Resin on the car window - what to do?

Apparently, resin has a special connection with car windows, because it seems to hold up particularly well on them and its ...

Replace the lock on the Vespa - this is how it works

Among the motor scooters, the Vespa is probably one of the most famous models. But unfortunately it can happen that the key in the lock ...

Vespa PK 50 XL - Repair instructions for the exhaust

Anyone who buys a Vespa PK 50 XL and perhaps notices that the exhaust is covered with rust or is very loud, can ...

Lost fuel cap - you can do that

You are at the gas station and fill up your car. After paying, you leave the gas station and drive home. There …

Replacing glow plugs on the Golf 4 - this is how it works

Glow plugs are only found in the Golf 4 that have a diesel engine. Before you start the diesel, you have to let it preheat ...

Find out the age of the car battery - this is how it works

There are many things to consider, especially when buying a car. You should also take a look at the car battery. The age of ...

Change engine oil on the Ford Ka - this is how it works

If you want to save some money, you can change the engine oil on the Ford Ka yourself. How to do it correctly is stated in these instructions.

Car jerks in cold weather - you can do that

Your car jerks in the cold and you don't know what the problem is and what to do in this case? In the following you will receive a ...

Defective thermostat in the car - what to do?

The thermostat in the car controls the function of the cooling circuits and is jointly responsible for effective heating. How to help ...

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Connect the car battery in series - this is how it works

To have an output voltage higher than twelve volts available, you can connect two or more car batteries in series. She …

Set the valves on the ZZR 600 - this is how it works

You can set the valves on your ZZR 600 yourself if you already have experience in repairing. But don't do this ...

Refill the Smart washer fluid - this is how it works

The automotive industry is reacting more and more consistently to the rising oil and thus also fuel prices and is building more and more automobiles, ...

Car has flooded - this is how you behave properly

If you accelerate too much when starting, it can happen that your car is flooded afterwards. The engine is not standing still ...

The inside of the car is wet - what to do?

If your car is wet on the inside, this is not only uncomfortable, but also harmful to the vehicle in the long term. With the …

Oil is leaking from your car - act now

There are a few liters of oil in your car for various purposes. If your car leaks oil, act immediately.

Make a goodwill request - this is how it works

In this day and age, when car sales are stagnating and car dealerships regularly undercut each other with huge discounts, ...

Antifreeze windshield in the cooling water - what to do?

It happened very quickly: you accidentally put windscreen antifreeze in the cooling water circuit. Is located …

Fiat Punto: heating does not warm up - what to do?

It is winter time and the heating of your Fiat Punto is no longer warm? Then you don't necessarily have to go to an expensive workshop. These …

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Mix car coolant with antifreeze like this

The correct composition of the car cooling water is very important for your engine, the radiator, the cooling ducts and the water pump. …

Refilling the windscreen washer system - this is how it works

It should be a matter of course for every driver to keep their windscreen washer system in working order. This also includes ...

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Determine the date of manufacture of the car battery - this is how it works

The heart of every car is the car battery, as much happiness and comfort as it sometimes gives you, so much unhappiness it can ...

Change the battery on the Touran - this is how it works

The battery of your VW Touran is constantly decreasing so that it no longer starts properly? Then it's time to change these. These …

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Remove chewing gum from the car seat - this is how it works

Some drivers are very demanding when it comes to car care. So it is not at all good if soiling occurs, which then ...

Warning lights on the car - meaning

Every car has several warning lights integrated into the dashboard. This makes sense because, in theory, you will ...

Water in engine oil - what to do?

Are you routinely checking your engine oil level and have you spotted lots of small water droplets along the dipstick? If …

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Car jerks - what to do?

If a car jerks while driving, it can have various causes. Most of the time, however, the problem can be resolved.

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Gasoline smell on the car - what to do?

You notice that there is suddenly a smell of gasoline in and around your car? This gasoline smell is not only very annoying, but ...

Filled up with E10 - what now?

Have you accidentally filled up with E10 and don't know what to do? The following instructions can help you with this ...

Starting the car properly - that's how it works in winter

Does your car not want to start right away in winter when it is cold, or does it often fail completely? With a few tips it is much easier to ...

Using a Wedge Driver Properly - Instructions

In mechanics, various connections are made with wedges. A wedge driver is required to loosen this again. The work …

Charging the car battery: how long does it take? - Instructions

Anyone who accidentally left the lights on in the car cannot avoid charging the car battery. How long do you charge the car battery ...

How do you get misfires? - That could be the reason

Does your car misfire or have you always cared about how it happened? Then this article might give you a few ...

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Washing your car at home - this is what you should pay attention to

Washing your car at home can cause problems. Because there are regional differences in the municipality ...

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Use antifreeze film for cars correctly - this is how it works

As a driver, winter is the most uncomfortable time, not only because extra caution is required when driving, but ...

Jump-starting with diesel - that is to be considered

Batteries that are installed in motor vehicles and are required to start the engine have a limited service life. …

Motor overheated - what to do?

What to do if you are driving on the motorway and the engine overheats? Here's what you can do.

Stand fees in the workshop - what you should be aware of

The service in the workshop usually also includes some time in which your vehicle can be parked there until it is picked up. If you ...

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Car is losing oil - causes?

Have you recently spotted an oil stain in the parking lot or do you feel like you need to top up more and more oil? Then …

The car does not start anymore - what to do?

When you have one appointment after the other, one thing can take your nerve away - the car won't start! Regardless of whether you go to ...

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Defective car heater - what to do?

If the car does not get warm even after a long journey, the car heater is probably defective. If you don't just ...

Carry out a scooter repair yourself - this is how it works

It is of course also possible to repair the scooter yourself. In addition, however, some specialist knowledge and the ...

Car battery charging time - information and tips

When a car battery is new or has been completely discharged due to any circumstance, a charger is required. There are ...

Unitec Power Station Plus - Operating Instructions

Unitec Power Station plus is actually nothing more than a rechargeable battery with various connections that can be connected to a ...

How often is an oil change necessary? - Orientation aids

To ensure the functionality of your car, you should carry out an inspection at regular intervals. Otherwise ...

Scooter - give you jump start that way

If the battery in a scooter is no longer in perfect condition, problems can arise, especially in the cold season ...

Cleaning seat covers - this is how it works without chemicals

Seat covers - especially in cars - are mostly used with high traffic. Especially when you have children, you lose one or the other ...

Get rid of dog odor in the car - this is how it works

It's nice when you can take your dog with you wherever you go. If he also likes to drive, you can go on many excursions and ...

Peugeot 207: air conditioning defective - what to do?

In the Peugeot 207, the air conditioning system is broken every now and then. There are several reasons for this. In most cases, the problem can be ...

Change the battery on the Ford Fiesta - this is how it works

If the battery on your Ford Fiesta is defective, you will need to replace it. In addition to changing the battery yourself, you should also ...

Starting problems with diesel - what to do?

With diesel there are always starting problems. The causes of these startup problems are very different. In most …

Car battery: warranty case - how to proceed

Only a working car battery is a good battery. If it refuses to work, there is a warranty claim. You should your ...

Cleaning the underwater hull - this is how it works

The part of the boat that is under the water is called an underwater ship. If you take your boat out of the ...

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Connect a starter cable - this is how you can do it

As a car driver you are flexible and do not have to rely on bus or train travel times. To get to an appointment, you can ...

Diesel filter is clogged - what to do?

An engine failure because the diesel filter is clogged generally indicates neglected maintenance. A diesel filter ...

Use car wax properly

If you want to protect your car paint as well as possible from weather-related influences, you can work with car wax. With car wax ...

Readjust the clutch pedal - this is how it works on your own

Sometimes over time it becomes more and more difficult to find the grinding point when approaching. The cause could be the clutch pedal. As …

Car does not start: starter defective - what to do?

Suddenly your car won't start anymore. One possible reason for this is the starter in your vehicle, which may be defective. She …

Mixing the radiator antifreeze - that's how it works

The radiator antifreeze should be checked every winter to ensure that the radiator is working properly. Where to buy the product ...

Recharging the car battery - this is how it works

If the car does not start anymore, this is mostly due to the car battery, which for various reasons (for example forgotten ...

Winterizing the car battery - this is how it can be done

So that your vehicle always starts safely in the next winter, you should winterize your car and the car battery in good time ...

Thaw cleaning water - this is how it works

When it gets really icy in winter - and overnight - it can easily happen that the mopping water for the ...

Change the voltage regulator on the alternator - this is how it works

You don't want to take your car to a workshop for repairs, but want to lend a hand yourself? Unfortunately, you do not know exactly ...

Engine control unit in the Opel Vectra B - this is how the exchange works

If you drive an Opel Vectra B, you can replace the engine control unit yourself if you have a little manual skills ...

Use zinc paste correctly as a rust protection

Zinc paste, paint and sprays can be used on hot-dip galvanized surfaces for touch-up work and as rust protection.

Twingo: Throttle valve defective - what to do?

If the throttle valve on your Renault Twingo is defective, you can replace it yourself if you have a little manual workmanship ...

Building a wooden floor for trailers - instructions

If you own a trailer that needs a new wooden floor, it wouldn't be bad if you have a certain amount of ...

Lupo: Replacing the chassis - that's how the specialist does it

Would you like to replace the chassis of your Lupo as you would with a specialist? No problem if you have some experience repairing cars, ...

BMW E46 fuel gauge on yellow - what to do?

If the fuel gauge on the BMW E46 turns yellow, there is little gasoline in the tank and you have to fill up, then everything should be back to normal. …

Golf 4 - this is how you use the grill in the cooler

If the grill on the radiator of your Golf 4 has been damaged, you can use a new one. Do you have a little technical ...

Car Paint Protective Film - How To Apply It

The car paint is heavily used by the use of the car. With a special protective film, the car stays like new longer. So ...

Polishing car headlights - this is how it works

If the first small scratches appear on your car headlights or the headlights become dull, you can replace them ...

Reconditioning the car paint - this is how the car shines like new

If the car paint on your vehicle has already lost a lot of its shine, you can recondition it. That requires something ...

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Adjust car headlights - this is how it works

If you don't want to use the annual, free offer of the workshops in autumn and prefer to adjust your car headlights yourself ...

Car wash in the car wash - what you should pay attention to

Of course, dirt, such as road dust, also collects on cars, so that over time it will be necessary to wash the car. Included …

Change brake fluid - instructions

To change the brake fluid in your car, you don't have to make an appointment in the workshop first. Provided …

Repair damage to paintwork - this is how you calculate the costs

Do you own devices or vehicles with paint damage and would like to repair them? If you want to know if it's worth it, then ...

Strollers - this is how the brakes can be repaired

Often you cannot take your stroller with you everywhere, or you want to park it for a short time so that you have both hands free. Nothing …

Smart Forfour: windshield wiper problems - what to do?

The windshield wiper system of every car goes on strike one day, be it due to the mechanics, the electrics or just the ...

Changing the timing belt on the Ford Fiesta - this is how it works

It is time to change the timing belt on your Ford Fiesta. However, you will only get an appointment in your car workshop in two weeks, ...

Test glow plugs - this is how it's done

If a diesel vehicle starts poorly or not at all, especially at low outside temperatures, defective glow plugs can ...

Check the age of the Golf 4 timing belt - this is how it works

You would like to buy a used Golf 4 from a private car market or from the newspaper, but you have little idea where to ...

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Adjust the light on the car - that's how it works

In order not to dazzle other road users, the lights on the car must be set correctly. A provisional basic setting ...

Car seat - repairing a crack goes like this

A crack or burn hole in the car seat can happen quickly. So that you don't have to spend so much money at the saddlery, you can ...

Convertible top: freshen up the paint - this is how it works

The top of a convertible is exposed to heavy loads. Often the color has faded after a few years, the top ...

Replacing the fuel pump on the Passat 3B - this is how it works

A defective fuel pump is annoying as it paralyzes the engine and thus the entire vehicle. With a little experience and ...

Red car paint - this is how it stays radiantly beautiful

Red car paint often fades faster than other car colors. In order to keep the paintwork shiny and beautiful for a long time, care is very important.

Convertible top - this is how the repair works

You can usually repair minor damage to the convertible top yourself. However, you should follow a few basic rules for repairs ...

Changing the timing belt on the Volvo V40 - this is how it works

If you drive a Volvo V40 and would like to change the timing belt, you can do this yourself if you have the appropriate knowledge ...

Change shock absorbers - this is how you calculate the costs

There are many components on the motor vehicle that should be replaced immediately if they are defective. This also applies, for example, to ...

Make an ATU appointment - this is how it works

The ATU auto repair shop and spare parts center can say one thing with certainty: they are known and when half of the ...

Scooter inspection - this is what you should pay attention to

You can do a scooter inspection yourself. You should, however, go to work very carefully and, above all, conscientiously.

Change transmission oil - this will reduce costs

When the transmission oil needs to be changed, most drivers drive to the workshop and order the work. Who, on the other hand, costs ...

Change the ignition lock on the Golf 3 - this is how it works

With a little prior technical knowledge, even laypeople can change the ignition lock on the Golf 3 if it has been damaged.

VW Polo 86c - this is how you can replace the engine

The VW Polo 86c, also known as the Polo 2, was built for a very long time, namely from 1981 to 1994, and around 1.7 million were sold. In order to …

The cat is defective - possible causes

If the catalytic converter or catalytic converter for short is defective, this can have various causes. The cause of the ...

Dent a car door - this is how it works

A small or large dent can easily be made in the car door. You can often bulge these out yourself at low cost. But you should limit the ...

Remove car film - this is how it works on the window

If you've ever stuck car film on your rear window and it's no longer beautiful, or if you've bought a car on which ...

Rusted rear fender - here's what you can do about it

Rust is still a major problem and it can also appear on new models. For example, if you have a ...

Car seat: remove stains - this is how it works without chemicals

Oh dear: New car and yet there are huge stains on the seats again! Yes, the stain on the car seat works ...

BME E46: Changing the gear knob - Instructions

Tuning a BMW E46 doesn't just begin with the body or the engine. Even small details can make a car ...

Change the brake pads on the BMW E60 - this is how it works

Changing the brake pads on a car should always be done professionally, as functioning brakes are the greatest safety aspect ...

Removing the clutch on the VW Golf - helpful hints

If you want to replace the clutch on your VW Golf or just want to remove it, there are a lot to consider. The effort is ...

Discharging static charge - this is how it works in a car

The static charge on the car can sometimes really spoil the fun in the car, as soon as you touch your car, you get one ...

Use exhaust rust protection like this

If you want to use rust protection on your exhaust, you should know that conventional spray only prevents rusting from the outside ...

Deactivate the immobilizer on the Twingo - this is how it works

The little speedster from the car manufacturer Renault is equipped with an immobilizer. Sometimes problems can arise here, for example ...

Warranty on repairs - worth knowing

Nothing is more annoying than when the car that you depend on breaks down all of a sudden - unless you take it to the workshop and ...

W210 Pixel Error Repair Guide

Pixel errors occur in all electronic displays, not just in the E-Class-Mercedes W210. These are almost always based on ...

Gearbox damage - this is how you calculate the repair costs

As a car owner, you know that damage can often result in very high bills. It is the same when, for example, a ...

Calculate inspection costs for cars - this is how it works

The inspection costs for the car can vary greatly depending on the model of the vehicle and the age of the vehicle. To them ...

Maintenance schedule for the Mazda 3 - that is to be observed

It should be clear to every car owner that their vehicle needs to be inspected at regular intervals. To have to …

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Dispose of the car battery - this is how you get paid for it

The Battery Act, which has been in force in Germany since the end of 1998, stipulates that those who sell batteries in Germany are consumers ...

Gearbox repairs - this is how you can keep costs down

As soon as a transmission repair is necessary on a car, this can result in high costs, because four-digit sums are more like the ...

Replacing the headlights in the Beetle - instructions

If the headlights on the Beetle are no longer in good condition due to their age, it is better to replace them so that the lighting ...

Peugeot Partner Familiy - how to change the oil filter

A Peugeot Partner Family is a very nice and spacious car, but there can be some small problems when changing the oil filter.

VN 900 from Kawasaki - how to replace the battery

If your Kawasaki VN 900 no longer starts, the problem is usually the battery. If charging doesn't help either, you have to ...

Good jack - this is how you can recognize it

Anyone who has decided to maintain and repair a vehicle themselves cannot avoid a jack. Now there is the ...

Buy a 996 engine - that is important to note

The six-cylinder boxer engine of the Porsche 996 is quite robust, but depending on your driving style or maintenance, it may be that you ...

Corsa B - the speedometer is expanded in this way

For example, if a lamp in the speedometer lighting on the Corsa B is defective, the instrument cluster must be replaced ...

Golf V 1.6 - this is how you set the idle

The Golf V 1.6 is a very economical model. This is one of the reasons why the Golf is one of the most popular vehicles. But sometimes you have to ...

Hourly Car Repair Wages - Tips to Negotiate

If you have to repair damage to your car, it can quickly become expensive. Nevertheless, you have the opportunity to ...

Replace the idle actuator on the Corsa B - this is how it works

If the engine of the Corsa B does not idle properly, this may well be due to the idle actuator. The replacement of this component can ...

Cylinder head gasket - this keeps repair costs low

As soon as the cylinder head gasket on a vehicle is defective, action must be taken quickly and the vehicle must be given for repair in order to ...

Clean the carburetor on the Honda Dax - this is how it works

If the engine of your Honda Dax no longer runs properly, you should possibly clean the carburetor once and then ...

Thread M18x1.5 - information on designation and production

The M18x1.5 thread is a metric fine thread. Since it does not belong to the standard threads according to DIN 13-1, these instructions ...

Fiat Punto 188: Replacing the taillights - Instructions

If you can swap the bulb in the rear lights of the Fiat Punto 188, then you are also able to switch the entire light ...

BMW E46 Coupé - this is how you can install an apron

The E46 Coupé is the elegant two-door model of the 3 Series BMW, which was built and sold from 1998 to 2007. If you plan to ...

Corsa C: Change the rear wiper - this is how it works

A car often has to undergo minor changes and repairs of wear parts. These include B. also the regular ...

Foiled cars - this is what you should keep in mind when caring for them

Usually, before wrapping, you will be asked briefly how the wrapped car needs to be cared for afterwards. The answer is usually "in principle ...

Change the alternator on the Audi 80

The repair costs for changing the alternator in a workshop on your Audi 80 are too expensive for you and therefore you want to ...

Buying used car batteries - this is what you should be aware of

Every car battery is particularly stressed in winter. The question often arises whether the old battery will not give way and ...

Piaggio Skipper 125 - how to change the nozzle

The nozzle is often a sore point on scooters, including the Piaggio Skipper 125. In order to be able to change or clean these, you have to ...

Defective drive shaft - what now?

You recently bought a used car and now you think the drive shaft is defective. However …

Adjust the handbrake on the X5 - that's how a specialist does it

Would you like to set your handbrake on the X5 like a professional, but don't really know how to do it? No problem with the ...

Adjust the clutch on the Golf 4 - this is how it works

What's going on there? The clutch on your Golf 4 hardly comes, at least it comes quite late. Do you know the problem? …

Replacing the water pump on the Audi 80 - that's how it works

Replacing the water pump on an Audi 80 is not that difficult. If you are a little skilled with your craft, you can ...

Check the EGR valve on the Corsa - this is how it works

Do you have an Opel Corsa and problems with the EGR valve? Then some advice will help you check it out and fix any errors.

Audi A4 1.8T - how to change the thermostat

Would you like to change the thermostat on your Audi A4 1.8T yourself? However, you have never carried out such a repair and ...

Change the temperature sensor on the Golf 4 - this is how it works

With the Golf 4 it happens every now and then that the temperature display shows clearly incorrect values ​​for the operating temperature. …

VW Golf GTI 16V - what to do if the handbrake jams?

If you haven't driven your VW Golf GTI 16V for a while, the handbrake may not work properly after starting ...

Polo 9N: power steering failed - what now?

The power steering helps you drive your Polo 9N by increasing the steering force. This makes it easier to drive the vehicle ...

Trojan T-105 - What you should know about the battery

There are many car batteries as well as batteries for trucks, and very often even experts ponder which battery is used for which purpose ...

Changing the camshaft on the Golf 3 - instructions

In order to change the camshaft on your Golf 3, you do not necessarily have to go to a workshop. With a little skill, the right ...

Matt paintwork - pay attention to the cost and proper care

A matt finish on a car looks nice, but it is not necessarily cheap and a little more time-consuming to maintain. With a few tips ...

E39: Change the clutch - this is how it works

The clutch on your BMW E39 is broken and you now want to repair it yourself instead of driving to a workshop? Since you already ...

Recoding spark plugs - this is how it works

Recoding spark plugs is complicated because manufacturers use different codes. You have to decipher these codes ...

Renault Laguna clutch - this is how you can identify defects

Many cars with manual transmissions develop problems with the clutch after a while. Since this is used frequently, the result is ...

CPI Aragon - this is how you set the idle

It makes little sense if you just set the idle on the CPI Aragon. Overall, the carburetor must be set correctly. That is …

Find a BMW part number - this is how it works

Like every car manufacturer, BMW also has specific car part numbers so that the search for spare parts is significantly faster ...

Remove the carburettor on the Trabant - instructions for inexperienced users

A Trabant, like a Golf 1, can still be serviced by the driver because the technology is simple and for a ...

Fendt Favorit 1 - this is how you change the injection pump

With the Fendt Favorit 1 it is possible to change the injection pump yourself. All you need is a few tools and that ...

IHC 453 - this is how you solve problems with hydraulics

With an IHC 453, hydraulic problems can occur over time. In many cases, you can easily fix such problems. …

Toyota Yaris: Replacing the rear bumper - Instructions

One time you brake sharply or you don't pay attention when reversing and the rear bumper is broken. There is no question that this is very ...

Toothed belt change - when you should have it done

If you have a car, you need to look after it. This care also includes regular maintenance work, but when do you have to ...

Ford Fiesta - How to recharge the car battery

Anyone who gets into their Ford Fiesta in the morning to drive off and realizes that they forgot to turn off the lights at night will ...

Peugeot 807 - how to change the timing belt

The toothed belt is clearly one of the wearing parts on the Peugeot 807. The statistics say that with the 807 after 10 years at the latest ...

Opel Corsa B: Changing the water pump - explained step-by-step

If the water pump on the Opel Corsa B is defective, a layperson may not immediately recognize it. But the fact is that one ...

SLK 230 - how to replace the air filter

The air filter is very important to ensure that the engine runs perfectly, as is the case with the SLK 230. First of all, you can try ...

Passat 3BG: central locking is crazy - what to do?

The VW Passat 3BG is a mid-range car that is said to have some particular flaws. These include problems with the ...

Golf 6 TDI 2.0 - this is how you replace the alternator

If the alternator on the Golf 6 TDI 2.0 is defective, you can tell that suddenly nothing works. When the alternator ...

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Open the license plate holder - this is how it works

If you have damaged your license plate and want to replace it, you must first open the license plate holder. What is ...

IHC engines - this is how you replace an engine on an IHC tractor

IHC engines are very solid, but damage can occur from time to time. If you have the tools you need, you can ...

Install the W124 cylinder head gasket - this is how it works

If the cylinder head gasket is defective, this can be recognized very quickly by the fact that water and oil are escaping at this point. Even …

Checking the fuel pump on the Ford Mondeo - special features

If your Ford Mondeo moves jerkily while driving, this could be due to the fuel pump. When these no longer ...

Changing the clutch cable on the Golf 3 - instructions for laypeople

If the clutch cable on your Golf 3 breaks, you can quickly tell when the clutch after actuation ...

Replacing the windshield wipers on the A2 - simply explained for inexperienced users

Every autumn, when the dark season begins, intact windshield wipers become more important again as it rains and snows a lot. …

Alternator: Replace carbon brushes - this is how it works

The carbon brushes in an alternator are wearing parts. If these are worn down so far over time that they do not ...

Remove the door trim on the Golf 3

The door trim is also a large component in the VW Golf 3. Is there a need to bare the inside of the vehicle door ...

Reset the windows of the Audi TT - this is how it works

The Audi TT is a compact coupé, which as a convertible is also known as a roadster. As with all modern cars, the TT has ...

Unimog 421: rear linkage does not work - what to do?

If the rear linkage does not work properly on your Unimog 421, there is no need to panic. Often the problem can be ...

Changing the oil pan on the Fiat Punto 176 - instructions

A defective oil pan can also be very expensive in a Fiat Punto 176 if it is not recognized in time. Should you ...

Bleeding the brakes on a scooter - practical tips

As soon as the braking effect on your scooter wears off, you should bleed the brakes. The accumulation of air bubbles in the ...

Restoring a used canoe - this is how it works

A used canoe can bring some unpleasant surprises. Fortunately, the small boats can usually be easily repaired.

BMW E39 Sedan - Interesting facts about maintenance

Every vehicle, whether new or used, has to be inspected over time. It is the same with the BMW E39 sedan. This is the only way ...

Mazda 3 - you change the taillights like this

In modern cars, such as the Mazda 3, changing the taillights is not always easy. Nevertheless, you have to ...

Have a car seat covered - you should pay attention to that

There are a number of reasons you might choose to have your car seats reupholstered. The right ...

Remove the wiper linkage on the Polo 9N - this is how it's done

A wiper linkage on the Polo 9N can also break if it is overloaded, for example if the windshield wiper is ...

Changing the ignition distributor on the Polo 6N - instructions

The ignition distributor supports the combustion in the engine compartment of a vehicle. You can find out how to change this on your Polo 6N here.

Smart Roadster - the battery on the test bench

The Smart Roadster is quite a rare sight on Germany's streets, but there are still some years after the end of production ...

Touran: Remove taillights - this is how you proceed

You have a Touran and want or need to replace or replace the rear lights. Remove? It's not as difficult as you ...

Upholster the seats in the Z4 - that's how it works

The Z4 from BMW is a really nice vehicle that you will have a lot of fun with. The Bavarian Motor Works deliver quality, ...

Lupo: Defective starter - this is how you replace it

Do you own a VW Lupo that suddenly has a defective starter? So there is no need to worry. In case you …

Changing the indicators on the Passat 3B - instructions

A turn signal on your Passat 3B is defective and you would like to replace it yourself in a few simple steps? Nothing easier than that. …

VW Polo 6N starter - this is how you replace it

If you want or have to replace the starter of your VW Polo 6N, you have two options. Both are briefly presented to you here.

Trabant: changing the engine - step-by-step instructions

Similar to the early Beetle, the Trabant is a self-made car. A reasonably technically gifted owner is able to carry out all work on ...

Goldwing 1800 - Installation instructions for a new radio

The Goldwing 1800 is one of the classic tourers, although this motorcycle actually deserves a class of its own. Since now ...

Audi A4 - changing brake calipers made easy

A technically experienced do-it-yourselfer does not necessarily have to drive to the workshop to change the brake caliper. The braking systems of all ...

Car wax put to the test - how to find the right car care product

Your car also needs regular care so that it always looks clean and tidy. Car wax is indispensable here, ...

Mercedes 170 S - tips for a restoration

A classic in the classic car scene is the Mercedes 170 S. Unfortunately, these vehicles are usually only comparatively cheap to ...

Ford Thunderbird - You can get spare parts this way

The Ford Thunderbird is a classic in the US automotive world. It enjoys a similar popularity as the Ford Mustang or the ...

Topping up oil for the compressor - this must be observed

A compressor needs oil so that it doesn't warm up and everything is well lubricated. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when refilling ...

Honing and lapping - differences clearly explained

In metalworking, honing and lapping are used to smooth the surfaces. These techniques are always used ...

VW Passat Kombi Diesel - this is how you change the filter

The diesel filter of your VW Passat station wagon must be changed immediately, but you have never done this before. But that is …

Simson S53 - this is how you change the seat

The Simson S53 is a moped that enjoyed cult status in the GDR. It was followed by the legendary S51 shortly before the fall of the Wall and was no longer ...

VW T3: Tailgate - this is how you can find it used cheaply

The VW T3 belongs to the older generation of vans. They have not been produced since 1992, which also includes the procurement of ...

Elaskon underbody protection - useful information for do-it-yourselfers

In the GDR, Elaskon M60 was the standard means to protect the long-awaited cardboard from rust for as long as possible. In fact ...

Connect the AUX cable to the car radio - this is how it works

Most newer car radios have the AUX input on the front. This makes it very easy to connect an external device to the ...

Ford Transit: Changing the Fuel Pump - Instructions

If the Ford Transit misfires or does not start properly, the fuel pump may also be the problem. You can easily change these yourself.

W202: Remove center console - Instructions

With the W202 it is still the case that you can still do a lot yourself as far as the engine is concerned, because here the engine still looks like ...

Cleaning the air flow meter - this is how it works

If the engine warning lamp goes on in your Opel Omega, it does not always have to be a sign of serious engine damage. It can also …

GFK - repair instructions for small damages

GRP is often used in model making and shipbuilding. You can also repair minor damage yourself using repair instructions.

Mercedes W107 - how to restore the fenders

If you have a Mercedes W107 that needs to be restored, then you should approach the task with your wits and senses. Definitely …

Corsa C: changing the water pump - what you should know about work

Many think that it is easy to repair your own car and save money in this way. But this is not the case, …

Yamaha Dragstar 650: cleaning the carburetor - instructions

Friends of the Yamaha Dragstar 650 are used to doing a lot of work on their motorcycle themselves. Also cleaning the carburetor ...

Adjust the CV carburettor - this is how it works

Adjusting the CV carburetor is no rocket science. Nevertheless, you should leave the exact setting to the specialist. But sometimes …

Piaggio Fly 50: speedometer cable defective - what now?

With the Piaggio Fly 50, the speedometer still works in the classic way via a speedometer cable, which can be exchanged if necessary. Here should ...

MF 135 - this is how you restore the classic car

In many cases, when you talk about an MF 135, you mean a Massey Ferguson tractor. To make this tractor beautiful again ...

Renew wishbones from the Fiesta - this is how it works

Is one of the wishbones of your Fiesta broken and needs to be replaced with a new one? You would like to do this repair yourself ...

Audi Q7 TDI - how to replace the air filter

Do you have an Audi Q7 TDI and you want to give it a little more power, then you could replace the air filter. Just a ...

Nissan Almera N15 - how to readjust the handbrake

Something is wrong with the handbrake on your Nissan Almera N15 - you have the feeling that it is just too loose and you want to ...

Zündapp GTS 50 - how to get spare parts

There are many people who would like to drive a two-wheeled vehicle, but not necessarily a motorcycle right away. Here are the ...

Vespa GTS 125: changing the electric starter - instructions

If your Vespa GTS 125 does not start, the problem may be with the electric starter. You can easily replace this yourself, but you should ...

Repair instructions ZZR 1100 - this is how it works

The ZZR 1100 is an older motorcycle model that is still very good, but such a machine should be well maintained. …

Passat 3B - you change the thermostat like this

The thermostat of your Passat 3B needs to be replaced? You want to do it yourself, but you don't know where the thermostat is actually ...

Changing the particle filter on the Volvo V70 - Instructions

It seems to you that the particulate filter on your Volvo V70 is clogged and should be replaced. But when do you have to open the filter ...

Cardan shaft - a repair guide

You are one of those people who like to tinker with the car and make repairs, such as the cardan shaft, yourself. …

Spark plug F6RTC - this is how the change works

The F6RTC spark plug is used in scooters, but also in lawnmowers that are powered by a petrol engine. In …

Honda PCX 125 - this is how repairs work

The Honda PCX 125 is a modern scooter that can have some good technical details. If you buy this used ...

Rover 75 - how to change the air filter

Is the air filter on your Rover 75 clogged or even clogged and needs to be replaced? That's no reason, the same ...

Engine cleaning with dry ice

The cleaning of a motor vehicle engine is a controversial matter because it is often reported that the engine does not run as smoothly afterwards ...

Mazda MX5: how to change the timing belt

The Mazda MX5 is currently available in the third series, but the first models were produced as early as 1989. Many cars are therefore ...

Replacing the headlights on the Corsa B - instructions

Changing the headlights on the Corsa B is easier than it looks at first glance. All you need is a ...

Change the E39 lens - this is how it works

The lens is quite easy to change on the BMW E39, but there are a few things you should keep in mind for your own safety. In particular …

Windshield wipers rattle - what to do?

Rattling caused by your windshield wipers, especially on long motorway journeys in the rain, can lead to you through this ...

Suzuki 1200 Bandit: Adjust the speedometer - this is how it works

A known bug with the Suzuki 1200 Bandit is the problem of the incorrect speedometer display. However, this can be done with the help of a ...

Replacing the NOX sensor on the Golf 5 - instructions

The NOX sensor installed in almost all cars regulates the amount of urea required, which is injected into the SCR systems. In the event of …

Volvo XC60 - how to renew the door panels

There are several reasons to remove a vehicle's door panel, be it due to defective technology or installing new boxes. …

Rear wiper motor W203 - this is how installation and removal work

Would you like to have a clear view of your Mercedes, C-Class again, but the wiper blades cannot be started? This is ...

Zündapp DB 200 - Instructions for restoration

If you have a Zündapp DB 200 in your basement that you would like to restore, you should first try to get one ...

Peugeot 206: replace ignition coil - how to proceed

If the Peugeot 206 does not start, that is by no means a cause for concern. Often it is only due to the ignition coil, which easily ...

Scooter: replace the starter - this is how it works

If the scooter does not want to start, it can have various causes, only when you have filtered out the reason, it can ...

Unimog 404: Carburettor problems - what to do?

The Unimog 404 is quite a robust vehicle, but as with all classic cars, the typical problems with the carburettor arise when ...

BMW E46 - change the light bulb for the parking light

The parking light is one of the light sources that guarantee your own safety and that of other road users. Should …

Car squeaks - what can it be?

You can usually hear it while driving, when the vehicle has reached operating temperature. At first very quietly, but over time it becomes ...

SLK R170: Remove headlights - this is how it works

If you own a Mercedes SLK R170 and need or want to remove the headlights, then you don't have to go to a workshop ...

Check alternator - this is how it works

In case you are concerned that your car's alternator has failed, you can check it out. But for this you need a ...

Sealing the paintwork on a new car - this is how it becomes durable

Sealing the paint on new cars makes perfect sense, because some manufacturers provide new vehicles with a protective layer, which then ...

Changing the fuel pump on the Corsa B - instructions

If the car suddenly no longer starts, this can have many causes. In some cases the fuel pump is defective. …

Renault Scenic: fuel filler flap broken off - what to do?

If the fuel filler flap of your Renault Scenic has broken off, this is no big deal. You can open the flap without any major problems ...

Restoring the Simson S51 - that should be noted

The Simson S51 is a classic youngtimer mock-up that was built between 1980 and 1989. The little machine has not yet ...

Restoring Kreidler Florett K54 - Instructions

The Kreidler Florett K54 is a classic vintage moped and is definitely worth restoring. It is with the ...

V-belt replacement - how to find the right one

V-belts have become an indispensable part of drive technology. They are durable, quiet, powerful and inexpensive. The modern …

Work on car paint with polishing paste - this is how it works

Cars quickly lose their shine just because of the weather to which they are constantly exposed. Small scratches do her ...

Mend car seat - this is how it works

Cigarettes, sharp keys and other objects can quickly damage the car seat. Use the vehicle every day, so ...

Attach the license plate

You will surely know it yourself. We are talking about it: If you register or re-register a vehicle, you will receive new ...

Jump start cables for diesel - instructions for use

In the cold season it happens more often that the car battery weakens and the car can no longer be started. Drive you …

Replace the V-belt on the T4 - this is how you proceed

The V-belts on your Multivan are defective. You want to try yourself at a change, but you have no idea about the ...

Use contact spray for electronics in the car correctly

Who does not know it - the electronics in the car fail from now on. A contact spray, which quickly ...

Lubricate windshield wipers - what to do?

If the windshield wipers lubricate, it's not always the wipers themselves. The car window can also contribute significantly to ...

Nissan Almera N16 - change the timing chain

In the final phase, the tachometer of your Nissan Almera N16 trembles and the engine just jerks? That could be on the timing chain ...

Golf 3 - change the cylinder head gasket

If you find that there is oil in the water tank, that is an unmistakable sign that the cylinder head gasket is defective ...

IHC 745 XL - how to repair the PTO

The PTO shaft on your IHC 745 must be repaired before the next MOT. Can this repair be done on your own and how ...

AMAL carburettor adjustment

You will come across a carburetor with the designation AMAL on many vintage cars, mostly on motorcycles. These parts got right ...

S50: Adjust the carburetor - this is how it works

Sometimes it is necessary to adjust the carburetor on the Simson S50. But this work is not a big problem. Everyone who …

Change Aerox cylinder - this is how it works

Changing the cylinder on the Aerox scooter is very easy. Maybe a friend will help, then this is not rocket science. That …

Oil for Audi A4 - to be observed

Refilling oil or having an oil change carried out is a matter for every car owner. However, one often faces ...

Change the front axle on the Twingo

While the rear axle hardly causes any problems with the Twingo, it looks different with the front axle. Especially with the old ...

Triumph Thunderbird 900: Replacing the ignition - Instructions

The Triumph Thunderbird 900 is a heavy motorcycle that is very popular. If you are good with technology ...

Cooler leaking - what to do?

As a layperson, it is not easy to identify a defect in a cooler. At least the cooling water temperature is displayed. Approaching ...

Yamaha XS 1100: Changing the cylinder head - Instructions

If you would like to change the cylinder head on the Yamaha XS 1100, you should only attempt this if you are comfortable with this engine ...

Hanomag R16 - Installation instructions for a new exhaust

The Hanomag R16 is a tractor that has been available to buy for a while. If you use the device intensively, it can ...

VW Polo - change the battery

If the battery of your VW Polo is weak, you can buy a new one from the auto parts aftermarket and replace it. Note ...

Changing the timing belt on the Skoda Fabia

Does your car have a full service history or do you avoid car repair shops generously? In some cases it is better to be early than late in ...

Changing the timing belt on the Renault Scenic

On the Renault Scenic, the timing belt must be changed at least every 120,000 kilometers. But if you are appropriately equipped ...

Audi A6 automatic transmission - fix problems

The modern automatic transmission of the Audi A6 rarely causes problems. But if it doesn't work properly, you should quickly ...

Distilled water for car radiators? - Hints

Again and again one hears contrary statements: Does distilled water or tap water belong in the car radiator? Is there even ...

Ford Ka - replace headlights

If a headlight has to be replaced on a Ford Ka, that is by no means a reason to drive to the workshop. Because this ...

Install Hanomag motor D28 - Instructions

The Hanomag is a tractor that has been in use for a long time because it was sold a few years ago. He will …

Golf 4 - change transmission oil

It is time to have the gear oil changed on your Golf 4. However, you would like to do this yourself, but you don't know ...

Replace headlights on Mitsubishi Carisma

Some repairs to a car can be done by yourself with a little skill. You don't necessarily have to go to a workshop ...

Power steering on the Audi A6 - fix problems

The Audi A6 is one of the most reliable cars in its class and always does very well in the breakdown statistics. Nevertheless, with ...

Honda Innova 125 - how to change the throttle cable

Speeding around with the Honda Innova 125 is great fun. It's not so nice when the throttle cable breaks on the go. They have …

Change the clutch cable on the Polo 6n

If you press the clutch of your Polo 6n and it does not come back, the clutch cable will be torn. Now only helps ...

Fogged windows in the rain - that can help

Fogged windows in the rain restrict the field of vision and can be a danger for you and other road users. If …

Exchange engines for BMW E60 - possibilities

If the engine of your BMW E60 is seriously damaged, there is no need to buy a new one. You can also contact the ...

Particulate Filter Ford Focus - Noteworthy

As in every other diesel vehicle, the particulate filter in the Ford Focus is an environmentally friendly component. However, it is not ...

Defective turbocharger - signs

Turbocharger defect! At least that's what you suspect, so you are now wondering what symptoms are actually associated with turbocharger damage ...

Adjust the Solex carburetor

Are you having problems with your Solex carburetor? Doesn't it run smoothly or does it stop? With a sure instinct and patience you can ...

Fendt 260 V - this is how you repair a broken steering axle

The Fendt 260 V is a tractor that works very reliably. With intensive use, the steering axle may break. One …

Golf 3 - deactivate the immobilizer

If your Golf 3 has an immobilizer, you can deactivate it if necessary. Note, however, that in ...

Washer fluid frozen - what to do?

Lantern parkers catch it earlier, users of a carport or an unheated garage later, but just as sure - you have the ...

Pollen filter on the Golf 4 - notes

A pollen filter helps to hold back harmful particles and thus to keep the air inside the car clean. As …

Audi timing belt change - this is how it works

With the Audi you should take approx. Replace the timing belt every 120,000 km. With a little skill and expertise, you can do it yourself ...

Clean stained car seats

Stained car seats are a nuisance, but can hardly be avoided in the long run. Parents of young children in particular know the normal ...

Mercedes repair notes

The premium brand Mercedes is represented worldwide. This means that the service is available almost everywhere. However, if you ...

Engine oil for Golf 4 - product information

When buying engine oil for the Golf 4, you should forget everything you have ever heard about 5W-30 or 5W-40, because there are ...

Smart Cabrio: Convertible Top - Notes

You can also have the Smart as a convertible with a hood. Even if you like to enjoy the fresh air feeling, you should still go to the ...

Timing belt on the Opel Astra - notes

In the case of an Opel Astra, the timing belt must of course also be changed at regular intervals. The required distances ...

Adjust distributor injection pump

There are still numerous diesel engines that are equipped with a distributor injection pump. Every now and then the correct one is ...

Connecting the scooter battery - order

If you want to connect a new battery to your scooter, it is essential to ensure that it is in the correct order. Here it is ...

De-ice car windows quickly

As a so-called lantern parker, you must always expect the windows of your car to be frozen overnight in winter. …

Ford Ka Battery Replacement Instructions

The Ford Ka is a very small car with a battery installed under the bonnet. If this no longer works properly, ...

Ford Mondeo: air conditioning defective - what to do?

If you drive a Ford Mondeo with air conditioning and you notice that it no longer cools, there may be a defect that ...

Charging a 12V battery - information

The accumulator, actually accumulator, namely "collector", we encounter everywhere in our daily life. The manifold applications here become ...

Changing the timing belt on the Ford Focus - costs

If you own a Ford Focus, you should remember to have a timing belt changed after a certain period of time. …

Timing belt VW Passat - notes

If you drive a VW Passat, especially with smaller engines, you have to assume that the vehicle has a toothed belt. Permit …

Defective starter - this is how you recognize it

Especially when you drive a used car, it can happen that one or the other of it breaks and you get out of this ...

Changing the toothed belt on the A3 - notes

If you have an Audi A3 with a four-cylinder in-line engine, it is usually driven by a toothed belt. You need to …

Changing the timing belt on the Mazda 6 - notes

In a Mazda 6, a timing belt change is usually due after 120,000 km. You should never do this maintenance work ...

Have your car polished - cost overview

In the case of stubborn dirt or even slight scratches, it can make sense to professionally polish your car once ...

Ford Focus - Enter radio code

If you have changed the battery in your Ford Focus or if it was completely discharged, you will need to have a ...

Golf: Changing the timing belt - cost overview

If you are also a proud owner of a VW Golf, you will certainly already be wondering about an upcoming ...

Changing the windshield wipers on the Golf 6

You are probably familiar with the problem with the Golf 6 that the windshield wipers are hidden and it is therefore easy to change at first glance ...

Throttle valve on the Golf 4 - noteworthy

The throttle valve can be found on the Golf 4 in front of the intake port on petrol engines. This controls the amount of intake air that the engine ...

Disconnect the car battery correctly - notes

Sometimes it may be necessary to change a car battery. To do this, you must first disconnect it before removing it from the ...

BMW: level control failed - helpful

In a BMW, the level control can sometimes have failed. This can be seen from the fact that the vehicle is very low at the rear ...

Motorcycle chrome polish

Do you love your motorcycle too? Are you proud of the sheen of the many chrome parts? Then you have to do this regularly ...

Too little cooling water - what to do?

If you own a car and use it regularly, you will need to maintain it regularly. This not only includes the inspection of ...

Renault CAN Clip - Instructions for use

Renault CAN-Clip is a diagnostic device for modern vehicles with which you can read out the on-board computer. You get information ...

Golf 4: cylinder head gasket - notes

If you own a Golf 4, you can assume that the cylinder head gasket will last a long time. Due to thermal ...

Repair the engine case

Of course, if you want to repair an engine case, it depends on what type of aluminum it is. …

Changing the timing belt on the Passat 3B - information

If your Passat type 3B / B5 has a toothed belt, you must change it at regular intervals. When to change the timing belt ...

Battery monitor on motorcycles - instructions

Battery monitors are small electronic accessories that ensure that the battery is not completely discharged by ...

Cracking when steering - what to do?

If you hear a crack while steering, you should definitely not ignore it. It can have a harmless cause, but so ...

Buy Eicher Wotan

The Eicher Wotan is the largest model from the Bavarian tractor manufacturer. There is a lot of information that you should know ...

Car smells like gasoline - causes

In rare cases, you may smell gasoline when you get into your car or the interior while driving ...

Golf 4: EPC - meaning

The EPC warning light sometimes lights up on a Golf 4. The abbreviation stands for Electronic Power Control. So it points to a ...

Mix 5W40 and 10W40? - Hints

Many car owners are unsure whether or not you can mix motor oils. Also ask yourself whether the engine will be damaged if you use oil from the ...

Scooter won't start - tips

Nothing is more annoying than when you want to drive to work in the morning and the scooter won't start. In such a case everything helps ...

Clean the convertible top

If you own a conventional vehicle, you don't have to worry too much about cleaning it. It looks different if ...

Where is the fuse box on the Golf IV?

You have probably heard the question of where the fuse box on the Golf IV is hidden. That's because he's not quite ...

Xenon light defective - what to do?

Many modern cars today are equipped with xenon light from the outset, which shines much brighter and farther than conventional ...

Buy cooling water - instructions

The question often arises, should you buy and refill cooling water yourself or leave the whole thing to the workshop? If you have some ...

OBD2 pin assignment - notes

On-board diagnosis, or OBD for short, is an integrated diagnosis system that many modern vehicles have. Can the ...

Sludge on the oil cap - causes

Often when you change your oil you will find that there is sludge on your car's oil cap. In many cases, the ...

Readout device for the car - instructions

Who does not know it, you want to start the car and suddenly a control lamp lights up and does not go away. When going to the ...

Screeching brakes on the car - troubleshooting

Screeching brakes on the car are very uncomfortable and the screeching should be eliminated if possible. With craftsmanship ...

Fins on the water cooler - cleaning tips

Clean fins on the water cooler of a motorcycle are absolutely necessary for the engine to work properly. Respect, think highly of …

Grind in leaky valves on the engine

Many fans of old vehicles struggle with the fact that the engine's performance drops because it has poor compression and ...

Roughly set the ignition on the oldie without a measuring instrument

Anyone who unexpectedly gets into an emergency situation that the ignition on the oldie has changed due to a defect or has failed, comes ...

Adjust the pressure fingers on the automatic clutch

An incorrectly adjusted automatic clutch leads to poor clutch separation and faster wear of the drive plate. …

Air conditioning capacity - informative

For air conditioning systems to function properly, they must be filled with coolant. The filling quantity is different for the models. …

Repair air flow meter

There are a few ways to make makeshift repairs to an air flow meter, but in the long term it will have to be replaced. She …

Lithium-ion car battery - information

It will probably take some time before you can install a lithium-ion car battery in your car. This is not just ...

Golf 3 - change shock absorbers

The Golf 3 became famous, among other things, for its hatchback variant and the almond-shaped headlights. This model was the first ...

Dent a hood

Damage to the car just doesn't look nice. If necessary, scratches can be painted over, windows can be replaced, but what ...

Touch up powder coating

Powder coating is used on bicycles, rims and cars, among other things. They create a nice look, but only ...

Fiat Punto - timing belt change

Do you need to change the timing belt on your Fiat Punto? If you have a few skilled hands, you can do that with this ...

Car battery recycling

The old car battery doesn't want anymore and a new one is needed. The question then often arises, where to put it? Well, it can ...

Filling the air conditioning system - information on the refrigerant

Every year, vehicle air conditioning systems lose around 0.1 liters due to the high loads. The coolant circuit of vehicles is ...

Oil lamp lights up - what to do?

If the oil lamp on the car is on, you must not ignore it under any circumstances. Pull over to the right and check the ...

Golf 4 - Remove door trim

If you have to remove the door trim on your Golf 4 because you might want to change the loudspeakers, then you can ...

Adjust the 2-stroke carburettor

Doesn't the 2-stroke engine run as you are used to from it? Has the gasoline consumption suddenly increased? These are all ...

Dent sill - this is how it works

It happens quickly: when parking or exiting a parking space, a pillar is overlooked and the sill gets a dent. This is not just ...

Car battery charging voltage - notes

A car battery, also known as a vehicle battery, supplies the electrical current for the starter of the internal combustion engine. Each battery has ...

Engine Overheating - Noteworthy

An engine overheating is not to be trifled with. If you treat your car incorrectly here, the resulting damage is often ...

Changing the wheel bearing on the Golf 4

Changing the wheel bearing on a Golf 4 or another car from series production requires the availability of suitable tools ...

Seal the car with wax - this is how it works

If you want to protect your car from environmental and weather influences, you can seal the paint. You can use it for ...

Car window cracked - what should be done?

If a car window is torn, this is not always just a visual obstruction; this problem can also become a safety risk ...

Battery deposit - information

Dealers have to observe some legal requirements when selling batteries. Among other things, they are used to take back old batteries ...

Detect and avoid bearing damage in the car

Anyone who leaves a car for the winter or for a longer period of time without driving it should try to avoid bearing damage in the first place.

Car door squeaks - remedy

A car door that makes noises when opening and closing is of course not a major defect, but it is annoying. If it squeaks, it helps ...

The oil consumption in the car - specification and control

The sentence: "It runs like clockwork" also applies to the engine in your car. The prerequisite for this is the optimal oil level. In addition …

Changing the rear silencer - tips

The rear silencer is an important part of a car. It belongs to the exhaust system, and as the name suggests, ...

Cleaning your motorcycle properly - instructions

A motorcycle is a piece of jewelry - but only if the paint is shiny. You should therefore clean your machine regularly. That protects ...

Filling the car - this is how it works

You can remove small rust spots or dents yourself with a lot of patience and good instructions. You must always before ...

Bleeding motorcycle brakes - step by step

You should only attempt to bleed a motorcycle brake yourself if you have a certain amount of expertise. From a brake ...

Car squeaks when steering - what to do?

Many drivers know the problem: you turn the steering wheel and suddenly it starts to squeak somewhere in the car. The …

Correctly remove underbody protection

At some point every underbody protection is out of date and should be renewed so that the protection repels dirt and protects against rust ...

Changing the air filter - procedure

Changing the air filter of a car is easy to do. No great manual skills are required for this, which ...

Thoroughly clean the motorcycle - tips and tricks

If you are often on the road with your motorcycle, you should clean it at regular intervals. It is important to have a thorough ...

Car drips - cause research and remedy

Vehicles of all ages can get wet underneath. Modern cars sometimes show you what is wrong ...

Renew the underbody protection - information and costs

A vehicle is constantly exposed to a wide variety of weather conditions. In order to enjoy it for a long time, you should ...

Use auto deodorant properly

A car deodorant can permanently filter unpleasant odors from the vehicle. If you buy such a deodorant, it will last around three to six ...

Remove the vignette without damaging the window

A vignette is on a pre-cut foil that, once stuck on, can never be removed as a whole. The glue …

Maintain a glossy finish for matt plastic on the car

Matt plastic can quickly make a car look neglected. Trim strips, bumpers and also the panels in the interior must ...

Renault Laguna 2 shows "Stop battery low" - what to do?

If you drive a Renault Laguna 2, don't be alarmed when the instrument cluster sends you to the workshop. The message "Stop ...

Brake discs and their wear

Do you suspect your brake discs are wearing out? Loud squeaks or vibrations when braking are signs of excessive wear. …

Recognizing gear damage - the 5 most important signs

When the car no longer wants to drive, it is often not easy to see what has just broken. If only the battery leaves you in ...

Defective starter - 3 signs

The starter is responsible for starting your car. When you turn the key, the engine has to start, it does ...

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Get classic cars ready for the season

Summer and with it the classic car season are just around the corner. Of course, the oldie should be in top shape so that it ...

The car does not start when it is wet - what to do?

The car won't start and moisture appears to be the cause. Does it happen again and again that your car has problems when ...

Zündapp GTS 50 - how to get spare parts

There are many people who would like to drive a two-wheeled vehicle, but not necessarily a motorcycle right away. Here are the ...

Zündapp DB 200 - Instructions for restoration

If you have a Zündapp DB 200 in your basement that you would like to restore, you should first try to get one ...

Change the front axle on the Twingo

While the rear axle hardly causes any problems with the Twingo, it looks different with the front axle. Especially with the old ...

Restoring the Simson S51 - that should be noted

The Simson S51 is a classic youngtimer mock-up that was built between 1980 and 1989. The little machine has not yet ...

Buy Eicher Wotan

The Eicher Wotan is the largest model from the Bavarian tractor manufacturer. There is a lot of information that you should know ...

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