Technical info MAP-Sensors
Automotive
Advertisement The MAP sensor measures the pressure in the intake manifold for use in the vehicle’s engine control (ECU).  In some cases, the MAP sensor also includes a temperature sensor for measuring the air temperature.  The information is included in …
6 Myths About Engine Oil
Automotive
Advertisement 1. Engine oils are all the same. This is wrong. Different types of engine oils are made for different car technologies and different types of cars. Oils have different physical characteristics too and can have different viscosities and temperature …
All OBD-II Trouble Codes and Definitions
Automotive
Advertisement Definitions for generic powertrain diagnostic trouble codes. Generic Powertrain Trouble Codes | (P0xxx, P2xxx, P34xx – P39xx) P0001 – Fuel Volume Regulator Control Circuit/Open P0002 – Fuel Volume Regulator Control Circuit Range/Performance P0003 – Fuel Volume Regulator Control Circuit …
Brake Pedal Pulsation Causes
Automotive
Advertisement Vehicles will frequently come into your shop with a complaint of pedal pulsation. Oftentimes, the cause of the pedal pulsation is diagnosed as a warped rotor.  This diagnosis is wrong. The rotor rarely, if ever, warps. Pedal pulsation is …
Automotive Engines: Diagnosis, Repair, Rebuilding | PDF
Automotive
Advertisement Automotive Engines: Diagnosis, Repair, Rebuilding Pages: 500 Contents: Engine Operation. Engine Shop Safety. Diagnosing Engine Problems. Engine Removal, Disassembly, Inspection, And In-chassis Repairs. Cleaning The Engine. Measuring. Metric System. Cylinder Head: Parts And Service. Head Disassembly. Cylinder Head: Springs, …
6 Signs Your Car Needs a Tune-Up
Automotive
Advertisement Learn these six signs your car needs a tune-up.  That way, you can take your car in before a small problem poses a life-threatening issue. 1. Warning Lights Flash When those little indicator lights on your dashboard light up, …