Category Archives: Auto

We like to fix cars! We show you how to do simple tasks to advanced repairs.

How To Repair a Power Steering Pump

After scouring the web, Steve found a noted deficiency in  information about repairing a power steering pump. So, let’s dig in and see what they are all about and see if we can make them last a little longer.

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Replacing Timing Belt- Audi A6

Steve shows us how to replace a timing belt on the Audi A6. We covered this in less detail in the car repair episodes, but this is a more comprehensive look at the timing belt process. Here are some additional … Continue reading

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The American Garage Minute- Battery Safety

Steve takes a minute to show how to understand the importance of disconnecting the ground to a battery before working on a car.

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The American Garage Minute- Timing Belt & Gaskets Part 2

I know I am posting this as a minute episode, and it is regular length- but here is the conclusion of the car repairs that we started in the last post.  I know it is a daunting thing to dig … Continue reading

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The American Garage Minute- Replacing Timing Belt and Valve Cover Gaskets

Well, we had a car project sneak up on us and require our attention at The American Garage, and we jumped in with both feet. There were so many oil leaks on the car, that it couldn’t leak more unless … Continue reading

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The American Garage Minute- Tire Sizes

On The American Garage, Steve explains tire sizes. If you are thinking about changing the size of your tires or wheels, the fit on your car is very important. Not all wheels and tires work together, and if your car … Continue reading

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The American Garage Minute- Brake Inspection

Steve shows how to inspect your brakes- even without touching the car! Whether you fix it yourself or have someone else, you can still know how to determine the condition of your brakes.

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The American Garage Minute- Headlight Polishing

TAG Minute- Headlights! I know that you have noticed how your headlights do not stay clear and bright- especially as your car gets older. Check out this brief episode where Steve shows you how to clean up those headlights, keeping … Continue reading

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