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Learn About Braking Force Regulator
Automotive
Advertisement Function When the brakes on a vehicle are applied, the vehicle’s weight shifts from the rear axle to the front axle.  This is known as dynamic axle load transfer. The load on the rear wheels is relieved and their …
Learn Short Block and Long Block
Automotive
Advertisement Short Block and Long Block The cylinder block assembly (without the heads installed) is called a short block.  The short block includes the crankshaft, piston and rod assembly, and ball bearings.  On pushrod engines, the camshaft, timing sprockets, and …
All you need to know about Wheel Alignment
Automotive
Advertisement Wheel Alignment What is wheel alignment? It is maintenance necessary to be performed at regular intervals: once every 20k to 30k miles, to keep your vehicle running safely and reliably.  By aligning your vehicle’s wheels, you are adjusting the …
Automotive Audio System Operation and Diagnosis
Automotive
Advertisement Diagnosis and Troubleshooting of Automotive Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Systems AUDIO FUNDAMENTALS Introduction Audio systems produce audible sounds and include the following: Radio (AM, FM, and satellite) Antenna systems that are used to capture electronic energy broadcast to radios …
What are tapered leaves and straight leaves?
Automotive
Advertisement What are tapered leaves?  Tapered leaves are gradually narrowed towards the tip. They tend to be shorter than straight leaves. The leaves have smooth rounded edges for comfort and safety when handling. Advantages Tapered leaves allow measurements to be taken …