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Here you can find some answers and advices regarning the Engine Coolant Thermostat.

Have a problem with your Engine Coolant Thermostat? Here you can find some answers and advices regarding the Engine Coolant Thermostat. You are not sure is your thermostat functional or not? If it was checked only by operating the heater element, it probably will not be enough to open the therm

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 11/14/2018

Installing the IntelliSens is as easy as it is quick - whether you’re changing a set of tires or just the sensor. Configuration is done with the aid of a diagnostic tool.

How to install the Huf IntelliSens Universal Sensor? Installing the IntelliSens is as easy as it is quick - whether you’re changing a set of tires or just the sensor. Configuration is done with the aid of a diagnostic tool. Huf IntelliSens sensors are universal, basically they have no idea wha

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 11/12/2018

Even after installing the headlight assembly, you are receiving the error "Adaptive front lighting system failure" on your dashboard, here is the answer what can cause to this failure

How to deal with Headlight assembly failure errors Even after installing the headlight assembly, you are receiving the error "Adaptive front lighting system failure" on your dashboard, here is the answer what can cause to this failure: If your vehicle is equipped with an adaptive headlight syste

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 11/3/2018

WHICH KIND OF BRAKE ROTOR IS THE BEST?

Smooth vs Drilled vs Slotted Brake Discs Which kind of brake rotor is the best? The amount of heat dissipated by the rotor depends on the surface area and mass of the rotor, or the diameter and thickness of the rotor. This heat dissipation is often improved by venting, which helps force the heat

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 10/21/2018

How to troubleshoot air conditioning and what should you check first.

Source: AA1car

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 10/11/2018

General guidelines for disc brakes

A thorough inspection and evaluation is essential when it comes to replacing disc brakes on your vehicle. It is well worth the time it takes to remove the wheels and inspect the condition of your brake components before purchasing any parts. Before removing the wheels, make note of any noises, vibra

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 10/10/2018

Routine service for ZF6HP26

ZF 6HP26 Connector Sleeve and Oil Pan Service The ZF 6HP26 Transmission is found in a wide range of vehicles from the early 2000’s through the mid 2010’s. Manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, Jaguar, and even Maserati have adopted the use of this 6 speed automatic gearbox. The 6HP26 is capable of

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 10/10/2018

A guide to Tire Pressure Monitoring

TPMS Sensors, The Truth Hertz The Tire Pressure Monitoring System, or TPMS, made its debut in the early 2000’s and was mandated to appear on all U.S. models as of 2008. If you own a 2008 or newer vehicle, you can bet you will encounter an issue with this system sooner or later. There a

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 10/10/2018

How to determine oxygen sensor location

Bank 1, Sensor 1? Upstream or Downstream? So you’re cruising along on a sunny day and all of the sudden that little yellow engine light pops up on your instrument cluster. You didn’t notice anything funny going on, so you go home and pull out your code reader, and you’re greeted with a troubl

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 10/10/2018

How to choose brake discs for your vehicle?

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This entry was posted in ALL articles on 9/26/2018

How to diagnose and replace a BMW crankshaft sensor

Case Study: BMW Crankshaft Position Sensor, N54 Engine Vehicle: 2008 BMW E60 535i Engine: N54 3.0 Liter Turbocharged L6 Symptoms: Extended Cranking Period, Check Engine Light, Reduced Power Mode Trouble Codes: P0335, DME 2A94, DME 3100 A friend brings his car to the workshop the other d

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 6/13/2018

Replacement of VW ignition lock components

VW Ignition Lock Assembly The Volkswagen Ignition Lock Assembly design has undergone very few changes throughout the years. Failure of this component may cause several different issues. If the electrical portion is faulty, you may experience various gremlins that are seemingly impossible to d

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 6/13/2018

Find a mechanic you can trust

How to Evaluate a Good Car Mechanic Your car plays an important role in life, and it is probably one of your biggest expenses. We all know keeping your vehicle properly maintained is important, but finding someone trustworthy to service it can be a daunting task. It’s a common scenario, a

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 6/11/2018

How to bleed a master cylinder

​​​​​​​Master Cylinder Bench Bleeding When replacing a new master cylinder, it is beneficial to bleed any air out of the cylinder before installing it in the vehicle. This will save a lot of time and heartache when bleeding the brake system. There are a few different methods for bench

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 6/6/2018

How traction control works

How Does Traction Control Work Traction control is a system that reduces wheel slip. In its simplest form, traction control is achieved mechanically using a limited slip differential. However, modern traction control systems work together with anti-lock brake systems and usually involve the

This entry was posted in ALL articles on 6/5/2018

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