Advice 1: How to replace the battery terminals

The terminals of the automotive battery is made from durable materials – lead, brass. However, even the strongest metal can "fatigue". At this point the case of failure of the battery mounts.
How to replace the battery terminals
You will need
  • A new terminal for the battery, two wrenches 10 and 12 mm, knife, abrasive paper.
Instruction
1
Get a terminal for a battery in accordance with what you have broken, or the plus, or minus. They differ in diameter. Also the terminals can have different clamping system – screw or rotary. Which one you choose, does not matter.
2
Before starting the repair, turn off the ignition if the car worked. Remove the key from the ignition. Remove the machine from speed and put on the handbrake.
3
Open the hood. Disconnect the terminals from the battery. First, always disconnect the negative terminal and then positive. This is necessary to protect all the electronic systems of the car. When "mass" will lose capacity, no closure they will not be dangerous.
4
To remove the terminals with a wrench on the 12 mm Unscrew side bolt, with which the part is attached to the battery. If you have not turned a wrench of the right size, use a wrench or pliers.
5
Cut off the broken terminal at the point of join the cables. Carefully with a knife, cut the braid. Strip the insulation from the contacts with sandpaper.
6
Unscrew the new terminal two clamping bolts. They are smaller and then need a wrench on the 10 mm. Slip the wire in them are so far to the stripped ends slightly protrude from the holder. Tighten the bolts with a wrench 10 so that the connection turned out neat and durable.
7
Connect the terminals to the battery in the reverse order. First, put the terminal on the "plus" and then to "minus". Tighten the side terminal bolts with a wrench 12.
8
Try to start the car. If the engine starts, the work will be considered completed.
9
If you doubt that you can do not mix and do this repair operation correctly, contact qualified service personnel.

Advice 2: How to replace the lamp for Renault Logan

Renault Logan – one of the most popular foreign cars on the Russian market. It attracts attention from customers for its good quality. Consider how this vehicle to replace the lamps yourself.
How to replace the lamp for Renault Logan
Instruction
1
This model has the headlight, which contain the indicator lamp, high beam, and marker light. Disconnect the headlamp Assembly - you will need extension bar and a Allen head on 10. First disconnect the cable from the negative battery terminal, then remove the front bumper cover, designed to protect the headlamp levelling.
2
Disconnect the shift control cable headlight, then carefully Unscrew the three bolts, which is attached headlight, take her to the side. Press the latch and remove the cover, then disconnect the wiring connector and remove the headlamp Assembly.
3
For lamp replacement remove the cover of the headlight and gently pry off the latch and tilt it. Remove the bulb, head light and produce its replacement. Remember to touch with your fingers the bulb is prohibited - this can cause darkening and contamination of the lamp, and further rapid failure. Do this procedure with gloves or with a clean cloth in his hands.
4
To replace the bulbs for the Parking lights rotate the cartridge clockwise to the left headlamp and against – for the right. Remove the first cartridge, and then pull it from the lamp. Replacement turn signal guide similarly, the difference is that the lamp must be unscrewed from the socket clockwise.
5
Replace any bulbs in the tail light as follows: disconnect the wire from the negative terminal of the battery, then remove tail light, and depressing the retaining clips, remove the back cover along with lamp sockets. Gently push the right bulb, turn it and remove. Replace, making sure that the tabs on the bulb clearly coincided with a slotted cartridge. Turn it to the clockwise by 90 degrees for locking, and install the taillight in place.
How to replace the lamp for Renault Logan
Note
And due to accumulates in the inner cavity of condensate permanently burned lamp beam, because all the time drive with the lights on and she could not withstand high humidity. Procedure for replacement: you must First open the hood and remove the rubber cover of the headlight with the side where is the dipped beam, and she turns out to halfway between the far and the envelope.
Useful advice
Replacement lamps dimensions (left and right change the same). Here everything is simple. 1. Unscrew the plug from the headlight. 2. Looking for leads on gabriny light. Yellow, and black. Pull the wires and pull the lamp holder. 3. Wearing gloves (or using a handkerchief, tissue, important not bare hands) pull one bulb, insert another.
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