Step by step process of how to check your dipstick and monitor the engine oil in your car to keep the oil level optimal and your engine running pristine! Also a full explanation of the vehicle monitoring system on the dashboard of your car. Don't forget to like and subscribe if this video has helped you!
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Troy Singleton shows you how to how to replace a flat tire with a spare tire on a Chevy HHR. The technique shown in this demonstration is the same with all cars. For more DIY car videos like this one, please leave a comment below on what you would like to see in the future! Also, don't forget to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for more professional how-to tutorials from Sinclair College!
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TPMS light come on? Don't ignore it! Cold weather can affect your tire pressure, thus dropping your tire PSI down below a drivable level. In this video Justin Morgan teaches you how to check and fill your tires in order to get them back to optimal driving pressure. Don't forget to like and subscribe if you found this video helpful!
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Justin Morgan, Chairman of Sinclair College's Automotive Technology program, talks about why Sinclair College was ranked as the best school in the nation for automobile tech education. For more information on our automotive tech program, please visit our website: http://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/aut/
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The block is cleaned, deck height is set and squared, and we are almost finished with the rebuild of this engine! This is another episode of our series Engine Masters Challenge. Check it out as the guys use special machinery and get their hands dirty as they continue to work on this engine!
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Watch the boys tear into a small block ford engine to rebuild it for the Engine Masters Challenge in coming up in October! We conclude this episode by cooking the engine in a thermal oven to about 700 degrees fahrenheit to dissolve any residual grease or oil that may have been caked on from its previous life. Don't forget to like and subscribe for more of our engine masters rebuild series!
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Hot Rod’s Engine Masters Challenge has officially ended with Sinclair placing 3rd in the American Muscle Class! Blaine is here to get us caught up on the competition and give the final recap of our series! We thank all parties involved in making this series possible! Congratulations to our team for placing 3rd in the competition!
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According to NHTSA, 3 out of 4 car seats are installed incorrectly. Check out https://www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/car-seats#inspection-inspection to find the right car seat for your child. In this video, Troy Singleton talks about car seats and the proper way to install a car seat with a seat belt. convertible seat, latch system, seat belt
After the block comes out of the oven, you want to clean the parts thoroughly. This is another episode of our series Engine Masters Challenge now, with a little engine masters' magic, it looks brand new! Check it out as the guys start to get their hands dirty and get this project underway!
Don't get ripped off! Learn what questions to ask your mechanic or dealership when servicing your vehicle to prevent being overcharged. You should always know what to expect when dealing with a vehicle repair service. Check out this comprehensive guide from real car professionals who have seen and heard it all!
Justin Morgan shows you why your A C smells so bad and what you can do to replace it!
In this episode, the guys record the final measurements for their rotating assembly, & this will help balance the crank shaft. The process is going great so far, and we will reach the part of the process where we piece the engine together!
We are almost finished with the engine build, as the guys record final cylinder head flow measurements and later install valve springs. Airflow is really important, so the guys will need to figure out exactly how much air that can flow in and out of the their engine.
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It is important to perform routine maintenance on your car, so Delaney is going to show you how to use the specific tools to test the freezing point of engine coolant, the mixture of water to coolant, and it's pH. Delaney will demonstrate step by step how to test and change the cooling system. We also include the type of coolant you can use! Follow this step by step process from home and learn how this small step can be a great benefit to your car!
When it comes to purchasing a used car, DON'T GET RIPPED OFF!!! The damage on a vehicle should be reflected in the price, here are the main signs that your vehicle has been damaged and how to spot them before making a purchase.
Don't get pulled over! Learn how to replace your head/taillights step by step, what indicators to look for on the dashboard and different laws that deal with your car's exterior lighting system! Important features to include in your car's scheduled tune-up are the maintenance of your headlights and taillights, hazard lights and turn signals. Make sure you know how to replace that dead bulb before it's too late!
It is crucial to make sure that your property is secure when moving it! Watch closely, as Professor Troy Singleton demonstrates step by step how to securely tie down your belongings to your car. Professor Singleton will discuss the different types of straps and methods of tying that you can use to secure your belongings.
Get your degree while you get paid with Sinclair's Mopar CAP program! We offer a study/internship program that gives on the job training to automotive technicians for employment at Chrysler Group dealerships. Spend 8 weeks on the job and 8 weeks in the classroom, through 5 semesters. Students will end with a paid internship, degree, and the best on the job training!
Justin Morgan from Sinclair College explains how to charge a dead automobile battery. This tutorial is the same for all cars, however be careful of how you connect the terminals! Watch this demonstration for the full explanation. Also, if there are any other DIY tutorials that you would like to see, please let a comment below and we will show you how it's done! Don't forget to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE to our channel if you liked this video!
Included in this episode, the guys finish the process to complete the cylinder block and cut the valve seats for the engine. This helps increase airflow throughout the engine, and this gives the engine more horsepower! This engine in coming together!
Justin Morgan shows you how to winterize your car at Sinclair College! Things discussed in this tutorial: windshield solvent, wiper blade replacement, tread depth (with a gauge), checking coolant with a hydrometer, and tire pressure. Don't forget to like and subscribe for more automotive tech videos from Sinclair College!