New answers tagged

0

I don't know that particular make of car, but in the UK "standard size" radios are often held in the dash by a spring-clip device, not by screws. You need a pair of extractor tools like this: http://www.halfords.com/technology/car-audio/stereo-fitting-accessories/autoleads-car-audio-release-tool-pc5-83. Some cars require special tools for that particular ...


5

Not difficult really, if you're handy with a screw driver. Hondas are usually pretty easy to pull the dash apart on, and this guide will help you with that. Then, it's just a case of installing your new stereo. Most "good" brands (like Alpine and so forth) will have adaptor plugs that can make it easy to go from your cars original stereo plug to the new ...


9

In general airbags don't have an expiration date. The airbags in a modern vehicle are designed to last for life. Some manufacturers have service intervals for the airbags, but it's normally a visual check and making sure the SRS (airbag) diagnostic systems is functioning correctly. Mercedes put expiration date stickers on the door sill with an expiration ...


6

You should check to see if your car is under the current Takata Air Bag recall Does an Airbag Expire? While some automakers have set time limits on when to replace an airbag, the actual components are extremely durable. The key difference is the type of seal used to house the airbag igniter, also known as the squib. "Almost all squibs since Day ...


0

I change the rotors and pads at the same time. I like the knowledge that my brake parts have the same service life. I live in a harsh climate that takes a toll on all parts that are close to the ground (snow,ice,salt, sand,rain and Lord knows what) attacking them. Safety is always worth a few extra bucks.



Top 50 recent answers are included