A Simple DIY Disc Brake Service Procedure

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Is your disc brake making squeaks, squeals or some scratchy sound? It could benefit from this simple tune up. Disc brakes are typically  fitted to  front wheels and consist of a rotor (most mechanics in Nigeria call this brake disc i.e. the shiny metal disc you would see behind the alloy or metal rim of front wheels), brake pads and

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Replacing the Transmission Filter on 2003 – 2007 Honda Accord 4cyl

Introduction: The Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) is filtered of external and wear debris by the transmission filter. Although the owners manual for this model does not list replacement as a maintenance item, replacing this is more of a preventive step. The filter is external i.e. not within the transmission itself.

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Replacement of PCV valve on the 2003 – 2007 Accord (4Cyl)

Introduction: The Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve serves to vent the blow-by gases that make it to the crankcase from the combustion chamber via the piston rings. Increased crankcase pressure can lead to oil leaks e.g. from the valve cover gasket. Leaks due to a clogged PCV valve would often occur via multiple channels due to the raised crankcase pressure.

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