Fixing A Honda That Died On The Road
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 43 years, shows how he fixed a Honda
that died on the road and was towed to him. Learn how to replace a bad
distributor assembly. And for answers to all your car questions, visit
Dumb Things NOT To Do To Your Car
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 43 years, shows some of the dumb
things he's seen people do to their cars. Visit Scottykilmer.com for
answers to all your car questions.
Why Not To Buy A Mercedes
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows why it may not be a
smart idea to purchase a mercedes,especially a used one. The high cost of
repair combined with insane over engineering often tends to empty your
pockets of cash faster than you
can fill them back up.
How To Remove Stuck Nuts And Bolts
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how you can remove
those stuck nuts and bolts when working on your car. Don't blow your head
gasket trying to remove them, just use a little heat as this video shows.
Finding The Source Of Car Noises
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 43 years, shows how you can use a
small electronic device to find where annoying car noises are coming from.
Visit Scottykilmer.com for free answers to all your car questions.
1993 Toyota Celica Ignition Cylinder Removal and Car Start without key
How to remove a stuck frozen ignition lock cylinder on a 1993 Toyota
Celica, and then start the car. The key would not turn in the ignition AT
ALL. This probably applies to many makes/models from this era. Please let
me know if this worked for you!
If you can get the key to turn to the Accessory (Acc) position, please see
the first linked video down below.
Comments/questions/death threats always welcome!
*DISCONNECT BATTERY BEFORE STARTING*
***YOU DO NOT WANT AN AIR BAG TO OPEN IN YOUR FACE WHILE YOU ARE
- Good source of light.
- drill with drillbit
- needle-nose and/or flat nose pliers
- compressed air (optional)
I am not a 'car guy' nor am I a professional locksmith. This is me showing
what worked (surprisingly!) well for me in a given situation. Your mileage
BEFORE ATTEMPTING THIS, try turning the steering wheel back and forth and
turning the key. Also (if possible), try jacking the car up to relieve
pressure on the front axle if possible, then wiggling the key back and
forth. Otherwise, if you can't even get the key to turn to the accessory
position, this video may be for you for you! If you can get it to the
accessory position, see the first video linked to below.
I have already removed all the plastic pieces on the dashboard by using a
philips screwdriver by the time this video is taken.
Other videos I found helpful / interesting during this processes:
'98 Camry ignition cylinder replacement (if you can get to the ACC
position, use this!):
'96-01 4Runner igition clyinder removal (almost like my instructions,
except he could already get the key to the accessory position):
Saturn Ignition Cylinder removal (pretty good!):
Rekeying a lock cylinder (1993 Dodge Durango - not applicable really, but
Why Flushing AC Systems Does Not Work Anymore
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 45 years, shows why flushing a broken
AC system often does not work on modern cars. They've made the passageways
inside the system so small, that flushing can't push crud or metal
particles out anymore. So if your AC compressor blows, it's a good idea to
replace the AC condenser, not just try to flush crud out of it.
Fixing A Dead Car With No Electrical Power
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 44 years, shows how you can fix your
car if it loses all electrical power. Visit Scottykilmer.com for answers to
all your car questions.
Honda Accord Ignition Switch Replacement
A fastener by fastener tutorial for testing, removing, and installing an
ignition switch on a Honda Accord.
I cover how to cause an intermittent switch to act up, test it for
continuity to verify it's faulty, and how to remove the cylinder assembly
from the vehicle so the electrical switch can be removed.
Then I cover the 1990s to 2000s Honda ignition switch recalls and the
special part numbers that go with them and reinstallation of the cylinder
assembly to the vehicle.
The shear bolt diameter and thread pitch is M8 X 1.25.
Ignition Switch Recall Info:
Honda TSB Number 02-031
1997 Accord (L4), 1998-1999 Accord (L4 and V6), 1998-2000 Civic, 1997-1999
CRV, 1997-2000 Odyssey, and 1997-1999 Prelude.
Link to the recall PDF with installation diagrams:
Intro and outro music Welcome To The Show by Kevin Macleod
Finding Engine Vacuum Leaks With A Cigar
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 43 years, shows how you can find
engine vacuum leaks in your vehicle using cigar smoke. It really works as
well as a thousand dollar smoke machine.
Replacing A Leaking Brake Master Cylinder
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 43 years, shows how you can replace a
leaking brake master cylinder on your car. Visit Scottykilmer.com for free
answers to all your car questions.
How To Properly Jack Up A Vehicle
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 43 years, shows how you can properly
jack up your car to work on it. Visit Scottykilmer.com for answers to all
your car questions.