How to change a tire without help

Written by Jakob Jelling

Learning how to change a tire can be one ofrepparttar most useful things you could learn regarding your car. Having a flat tire inrepparttar 102679 middle of a route or on your way to an appointment can be a big problem if you do not know how to change it and have to wait for help, and therefore, it would be great if you can do it without having to wait for someone else.

In order to change a tire you should make sure you have parked your car atrepparttar 102680 side ofrepparttar 102681 road and following allrepparttar 102682 safety rules that correspond torepparttar 102683 case. You must applyrepparttar 102684 parking brake and placerepparttar 102685 shift in first gear. Then, you should look forrepparttar 102686 spare tire,repparttar 102687 lug wrench andrepparttar 102688 jack. If you do not know whererepparttar 102689 spare tire is, you can look for it inrepparttar 102690 car owner's manual.

Once you have found all you need, you should start by taking offrepparttar 102691 hubcap ofrepparttar 102692 tire you wish to remove. You should do this withrepparttar 102693 help of a screwdriver orrepparttar 102694 end ofrepparttar 102695 lug wrench. Then you should loosenrepparttar 102696 lug nuts with only one turn, do not completely loosen them until you have liftedrepparttar 102697 car.

Why does a car engine overheat?

Written by Jakob Jelling

There are many different reasons that can cause an engine overheat, but they all have in common three aspects. The three aspects which all engine overheat factors have in common are that they cause thatrepparttar heating system can not get rid of heat, they cause a loss of coolant or they directly cause too much heat inrepparttar 102678 engine.

One first problem which might berepparttar 102679 cause of an engine overheat is a problem withrepparttar 102680 radiator cap andrepparttar 102681 pressure it holds. Ifrepparttar 102682 radiator cap does not hold pressure correctly then coolant could boil and thereforerepparttar 102683 engine would overheat. Another reason might be caused by thermostat failures; it is recommendable that you check it.

The car engine might also overheat due to coolant leaks such as those fromrepparttar 102684 radiator,repparttar 102685 hoses,repparttar 102686 water pump,repparttar 102687 freeze plugs or any others. Also, problems inrepparttar 102688 water pump could berepparttar 102689 cause and therefore you should check it and replace it in case it is needed.

Some other reasons by whichrepparttar 102690 car engine could overheat are problems inrepparttar 102691 exhaust system which you can discover by checking vacuum readings, pipes and converter. Besides, you should also make sure thatrepparttar 102692 radiator hose has not collapsed andrepparttar 102693 ignition timing is working properly.

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