Import Auto News:
Car Repair & Car Care Advice For Do-It-Yourselfers

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Use the links below to review the topics covered in past issues of Import Auto News (sorted from most recent to oldest).

Import Auto News - Volume 12 - Topics:

2003 Jetta TDI OBD-11 Glowplug Fault Codes Explained
Gas Saving Tips You Might Not Have Thought Of
How to Protect Your Car from Water Damage
Vehicle Safety Reminder - Don't Exceed Your Payload Capacity
How to Fix a Cigarette Burn in Car's Fabric Upholstery with a Few Easy Steps
Protect Your Car's Leather by Performing Preventive Maintenance
How to Remove a Bumper Sticker Safely and Easily from your Car

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Import Auto News - Volume 11 - Topics:

BMW Low or Fluctuating Voltage
Generic Time/Mileage Assumptions for Oil Changes Can Wear Out Your Engine Prematurely
Bring Your Old Leather Seats Back to Life
Remove Stains from Your Car's Upholstery with a Few Easy Steps
Repair Your Car's Power Windows and Save Yourself a Bundle

Import Auto News - Volume 10 - Topics:

Watch for Falling Engine When Replacing Your VW Golf MK2 Starter Motor
Get Your Money's Worth from Your Fuel
Perform Magic on Scratched Headlight Covers
Avoid Water Leaks on C230 Dashes
Keep Bugs from Sticking to Your Car
Easily Find Non-Firing Cylinders on Diesel Engines
More Car Wash Tips
More Follow-Up to "Avoiding Engine Damage After an Oil Change" (Volume 6)
Learn the Basic Facts on Fuel Efficient Vehicles

Import Auto News - Volume 9 - Topics:

Here's A Simple But Often Overlooked Car Wash Tip
How to Check and Add Air to Car Tires
Acura Integra Intermittent Starting Problem Solved
Quick & Easy Trick to Test Brake Master Cylinders
Quick Fix to Problem Checking Oil Level in Your Water-Cooled VW
Misfire Problems on 98-99 VW Passats & 96-00 Audi A4s
Advice for Removing Transmission on 88 VW Cabriolet
Follow-Up to "Avoiding Engine Damage After an Oil Change" (Volume 6)
Follow-Up to "Exhaust System Maintenance" (Volume 8)
Follow-Ups to "Disconnecting Your Battery-Red Means You're Dead" (Volume 8)

Import Auto News - Volume 8 - Topics:

Problems with BMW Remote Key? Try This
Disconnecting Your Battery - Red Means You're Dead
Here's a Super Easy One-Person Clutch Bleed Trick
How to Save 10 Hours on Accord Antenna Replacement
Exhaust System Maintenance Can Mean Better Mileage and Performance
Beware the Spark Plugs You Use on Saab DI Systems
Follow-Up to "Avoiding Engine Damage After an Oil Change" (Volume 6)

Import Auto News - Volume 7 - Topics:

Polish Discolored/Dull Aluminum Wheels at Home - Here's How
How to Replace the Shift Rod Bushing in the Tunnel
Hard-to-Reach Spark Plugs? Here's a Trick for Easy Replacement
Easier Install of Heater Core or Blower Motor on Saab 9000s
Locked-Up or Leaking Audi Windshield Washer Pump? Here's an Easy Fix
Quick Fix for Diesel Leaks at Fuel Filter on MB 240Ds, 300Ds and 300SDs
Free & Quick Tachometer Repair for MB 300Ds and 300SDs
Troubleshooting Increased Gas Usage Accompanied By Overheating
Follow-Up to "Sell Your Car Easier & For More Money . . ."

Import Auto News - Volume 6 - Topics:

Car Overheating? Watch Out - Third Degree Burns are NOT Pleasant!
More on How to Keep Rubber Parts From Cracking
Problems with Poor/Rich Performance on Your VW? Check This Out!
How to Save Money When Replacing Your Timing Belt
Sell Your Car Easier & For More Money with Complete Maintenance Records
More on How to Keep Battery Posts Clean
Perplexing Turn Signal Problem Solved! Here's How
Hard Water Spots? Here's an Easy & Cheap Solution
How to Avoid Unnnecessary Engine Damage After an Oil Change

Import Auto News - Volume 5 - Topics:

Summer's Here - Have You Checked Your Car's Cooling System?
Do-It-Yourself Refrigerant Recovery
How to Make An Inexpensive Volvo Bushing Replacement Tool
Mercedes 190E Fuel Injection - What the Manuals DON'T Tell You
Quick & Easy Way to Reset Your Car's ECM/ECU in Just 2-3 Minutes
It's Simple to Keep Your Car's Battery Posts Clean - Here's How
How to Keep Rubber Parts From Cracking
10 Cent O-Ring Solves Mercedes Diesel's Problem
Has Your Car Been Recalled? Check It Out
Tips for Changing Volvo Front Brake Pads
How to Make Your Wiper Blades Last Longer
Use This Simple Test to Diagnose Skipping Engines

Import Auto News - Volume 4 - Topics:

Identifying Your Car's VIN - The Key to Parts Accuracy
Selecting the Right Ignition Wires for Your Car Improves Performance
Creating a Monthly Maintenance Checklist for Your Car
Volkswagen Jetta Battery Problems
Bass Problems in Audi A Series with Bose System
Pressure Bleeding Your Brake System
Cleaning Your Brake Lines and Master Cylinder
Craftsman Gear Wrenches
1988 Saab 900 Turbo A/T - Problem with Second Gear
ECU Resets When Adding Performance Parts

Import Auto News - Volume 3 - Topics:

Cleaning, Shining & Protecting Your Car's Surfaces
Audi A8 Quattro Final Drive Seal Replacement
Averting Disaster When Changing Fuel Pumps
Dangers of Using American (Non-OE) Expansion Tank Caps
Check Engine Light On? Here's An Easy Test
Pollen or Smoke a Problem? Try This Tip
Feedback on 1995 Honda Accord Fuel Filter Changes
Another Tip on Removing Emblems
Tire Wear Provides More Info Than You Think

Import Auto News - Volume 2 - Topics:

BMW Check Engine Light Fault Codes
Warning About Changing 1995 Honda Accord Fuel Filters
Dry Your Car with Water
Remove A BMW Emblem Without Scratches
Make Your Own Fluid Suction Device Cheaply
Changing Oil In Your Rover
Keep Your Car's Interior Smelling Fresh
Removing Stains & Other Icky/Sticky Stuff
Seek Help With Auto Restorations

Import Auto News - Volume 1 - Topics:

Import Auto News - A New Look
Check Out the Latest Tech Articles in Gasoline Alley
Rover Owners Unite - Now You Too Can Save 20%-90%
FREE Gift for Your Suggestions
Cabin Filters Need Replacement
Fresh as a Baby's Behind - Without the Crack
Oxygen Sensors Don't Last Forever

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