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I know that alot of you out there in cyberspace don't work on your own vehicles some say there too complicated. Their correct to a degree.But in all my years of working on vehicles of all kinds all designs. The best advice I can give to you the place where you can go to find out everything about your particular vehicle your currently driving, Here it comes, your wealth of knowledge, Your study guide.... Your Owners Manual.... Yes that book in the glove box, it tells you everything you need to know about your vehicle. READ IT.... It has a wealth of information in it. If you just give it a chance. But sadly to say it's the last thing owners look at. It get's buried on the bottom under the fast food napkins. After you read it you'll find out that there are somethings that as the vehicle driver you can replace yourself, HMMM do it myself, save some money, take pride that I did it myself. HMMM save some money.No the manual won't tell you how to replace your engine, but it will tell you how to replace a tail light bulb, or your air filter, what type and weight of oil it needs. Yout tire pressure, how to jack up the vehicle, where the jacks at. All kinds of great information but you have to read it. The time to read it is just after you drive it home and park it for the night. Don't read it when your on the side of the road waiting for the tow truck to haul you away to the repair shop and then find out, HEY I could have prevented this by just reading the darn manual. I hope that reading this opens someones eyes and you go out to the vehicle now and start reading your old friend, It's saying where have you been I've been here all the time, just waiting for you....

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