How to Fix Your Check Engine Light

March 29th, 2019 by
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You’re driving like normal when suddenly, you notice an amber glow from your dashboard. Your check engine light has popped on out of nowhere, and you have no idea what to do. Is your engine dying? Is your car unsafe to drive? Many drivers find themselves in a panic while wondering how to fix their…

How to Remove Car Dents with a Plunger

March 8th, 2019 by
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Dents and dings can happen to the best of us, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with the damage forever. In fact, you might be able to fix minor body damage with a simple DIY approach. Find out how to remove car dents with a plunger in your very own garage, and bring…

How to Prepare for a Road Trip

March 4th, 2019 by
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Whether you’re headed to the mountains for a camping trip or a weekend in the big city, it’s important to know how to prepare for a road trip if you want your travels to go smoothly. So, what should you do before hitting the road? Here are some key road trip tips. Contact Us Taking…

How to Test a Car Battery with a Multimeter

February 6th, 2019 by
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Using a multimeter to test a car battery is easy when you use this step-by-step guide from the team at CarHop. While we specialize primarily in used car sales at our many locations, we also are aware that it really pays to know what to look for when trying to make repairs at home. Find out if…

How to Fix a Chipped or Cracked Windshield

February 4th, 2019 by
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Whether you’re getting your car ready for sale or simply trying to restore it to like-new condition, there are plenty of DIY repairs you can perform—from restoring headlights with toothpaste, to removing scratches from your car, to removing dents with a plunger! Another important way to keep your car looking good is to fix windshield crack…

Having Car Starter Problems? Learn How to Diagnose & Replace Your Starter

January 17th, 2019 by
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If your car won’t start, there’s a chance you may need to perform a car starter replacement. Find out what might be wrong with your car starter, along with how to perform a car starter installation, with the team at CarHop. Whether your starter is acting up or you need to learn how to change…

How to Change a Tire

January 7th, 2019 by
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Knowing how to change a flat tire is critical in order to avoid getting stranded on the side of the road. Still, there are other reasons for changing a tire, where you’re performing a tire rotation or trying to get access to your brakes. Whether you need to learn how to change a tire, or…

How to Change a Car Alternator

December 13th, 2018 by
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CarHop isn’t just a great source for affordable used cars—we’re also here to offer helpful DIY car repair tips, like how to replace a car alternator. Once you’ve tested your alternator and determined that it’s the culprit (rather than a faulty starter), you can reference the video below and follow these simple DIY steps to…

What to Do if Your Car Won’t Start

December 6th, 2018 by
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The team at CarHop is your source for helpful DIY car maintenance and repair tips, including how to winterize your car and how to fix a flat. Today we’ll discuss common reasons a car won’t start, along with the next steps you should take if your car won’t start. Dead Battery Symptoms By far, the…

How to Test a Car’s Alternator

November 19th, 2018 by
Car alternator

One of the questions we get asked a lot is how to test for a bad alternator. Since we don’t have a service center on site, we’ve put together this helpful guide, so you can learn how to test your alternator on your own. Use this step-by-step alternator test guide, and count on the team…

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