Bearing Making Noise? Fix it Before This Happens!
Thanks for watching. Please comment, rate, subscribe, and check out my channel for automotive repair how-to videos. This is video of a Ford Explorer / Mercury Mountaineer that lost a wheel on the interstate. The vehicle had to be making some serious noise for a long time before the wheel finally let go. The caliper bracket was all that was holding the wheel on until it broke. The people in the Exploder should be glad the thing didn't flip or hit any other cars. Next time you're riding down the road look at the car beside you or coming towards you. This could happen to any poorly maintained vehicle at any time. Be careful out there.
Replacing a Rack & Pinion Type Inner Tie Rod DIY
Thanks for watching! Rate & comment on this video, then check out my channel & SUBSCRIBE for more DIY auto repair videos. This is a video showing how to replace an inner tie rod on a rack and pinion equipped vehicle. This on is a 1997 Ford Explorer 2 wheel drive. I made a brief reference to a zip tie on the video & didn't explain myself. I used a zip tie in place of the inner bellows boot clamp on the rack.
How to DIY 2009 BMW 335i Rear Brakes
Here's my latest how-to video. I replaced the worn out, stock rear brakes on my wife's '09 335i with a set of cross-drilled Brembo rotors (PN 1002429618BRE), Hawk Performance (PN HB624Z.642) pads & a new pad wear sensor. I also changed the brake fluid & reset the warning lights on the dash. Total parts cost was about $400. The dealer quoted $800 to do this with factory parts. Lighten up. The thumbnail image was from the "Dude, Your Car!" app. The car hasn't been on fire that I know of...
Front Suspension & Steering Inspection
I've had a few requests lately, asking how to determine which front end part needed to be replaced. I try to show how to check the inner tie rods, the outer tie rod ends, and the upper & lower ball joints. This is a combination of 3 different videos on 3 different vehicles. I hope this helps.