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How to Read the Oil Dipstick in a Cadillac Escalade

Maintenance
Checking your oil on a regular basis keeps your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently. If a "Check Eng Oil Level" light comes on in your message center, you need to check the engine oil level immediately. The Cadillac Escalade uses marks on the dipstick to help owners check oil levels.
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How do I Change the Drive Belt in a '97 Grand Cherokee?

Maintenance
Changing the drive belt on a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee should be done after an inspection of the belt shows any signs of wear or damage. The belt should be checked every 7,500 miles or six months. The process is different depending on the engine size in the vehicle, as all models equipped with a V8 e
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How to Replace a Window Motor on a 1986 Ford Bronco

Maintenance
Power window motors have been around since the 1970s and haven't changed much in that time. While the window motor in a 1986 Ford Bronco might be an old design, it's really not much different from a motor in any other power window system. The Bronco's motor supplies the mechanical power to move the
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How to Change the Headlight on a 2005 Ford Focus

Maintenance
The headlights on your 2005 Ford Focus should be checked every six months to make sure that the headlights are functioning normally. Ideally, replacement of the headlights should be done during the day; however, this is not always possible. Replacement headlights for the Focus can be purchased from
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How to Test a Chevy 2.5 Oxygen Sensor

Maintenance
A truck or car's oxygen sensor is used to measure the amount of oxygen in gasoline. It is used in Chevrolet vehicles to measure the concentration of oxygen in the exhaust of your vehicle. If you have seen a significant decrease in your vehicle's gas mileage, it could be an indication that the oxygen
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How do I Reset the Rear Airbag Sensor on 2007 Corolla?

Maintenance
The rear airbag sensor determines whether it is appropriate to deploy your rear airbags in the event of a crash. In the 2007 Toyota Corolla, the indicator light is located on the instrument panel. The light is activated when there is a possible problem with the sensor. If you have already had the is
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How to Open the Hood of a Ford Explorer With a Broken Hood Cable

Maintenance
The hood cable in a Ford Explorer runs from the hood latch to the hood release lever, inside the vehicle. This cable connects the interior hood release lever to the hood latch underneath the leading edge of the hood, and allows the driver to open the hood without leaving the vehicle. When the cable
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What Type of Fuel System Does a 2001 Expedition Have?

Maintenance
The 2001 Expedition was a large sport utility vehicle manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. Since its introduction in 1997, the Ford Expedition boasts ample seating, interior space and cargo room. In 2001, the starting MSRP for the Ford Expedition was approximately $30,000, with the most expensive
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How to Charge Car Batteries With Sulfation

Maintenance
Properly maintained car batteries can offer a good service life. Batteries can be damaged by lack of water addition for wet-cell batteries, exposure to extreme heat or cold, or discharge of the battery from use or storage without recharging. An effect of aging or discharging is battery sulfation. Su
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How to Replace the Camshaft Position Sensor on a 2001 Chevrolet Tracker

Maintenance
Chevrolet equipped the 2001 model-year Tracker with a camshaft-position (CMP) sensor which detects the position of the camshaft and synchronizes the fuel-injection system. The sensor reads a reluctor wheel on the camshaft to determine the shaft's position and speed. Since the CMP sensor inputs data
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The 1991 GM Cadillac Fleetwood Fuel Pump Pressure Specs

Maintenance
You can change the fuel pump in your Cadillac Fleetwood.fuel empty image by glgec from Fotolia.comFirst introduced in 1947, the Fleetwood is a luxury four-door sedan manufactured by Cadillac in America. Powered by big and powerful V6 and V8 engines, Fleetwood is equipped with a modern...
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How to Remove Chevy Motor Mounts

Maintenance
Motor mounts secure the engine to the frame of a Chevy and help suppress the vibrations caused by the engine when it's running. Every Chevy uses different size bolts, so you will need the tool specific to the Chevy from which you are removing the motor mounts. You will need a little experience and k
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How to Replace the Water Pump in a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan

Maintenance
The Dodge Caravan is a family minivan made by Chrysler since 1984. The Grand Caravan has a longer wheelbase than the Caravan and most often has a 6-cylinder, 3.3-liter engine. The water pump in the 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan is attached to the front of the engine and receives power from the engine wit