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Fuel Trims And AFR Sensors

Fuel trims are a difficult topic to cover in a matter of a few pages. But this summer, an old friend and former teaching partner arrived at our local car show with the check engine light illuminated on his 2004 Holden Monaro, which was imported from...

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Preventive Maintenance Profits: Preferred Automotive, Jenkintown, PA

With the summer months heating up and cross-country road trips beginning, many people want to make sure their vehicles are prepped for the long haul. For the first-ever July edition of Maintenance Chronicles, we will focus on Preferred Automotive Specialists,...

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Toyota Charging System Diagnostics

According to my experience, I estimate that replacing the alternator solves 95% of all charging system failures. If that’s true, what happens in the remaining 5% of charging system failures that results in customer comebacks? To explore charging system...

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Nissan Maxima Brake Job Tips

Called the four-door sports car by Nissan, the 2004-2008 Maxima brake system is easy to service with very few complaints of brake noise or pulsation. The system used the same brake pads, rotors and calipers on all models. There were some changes in...

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VIDEO: Aluminum Suspension Inspection

VIDEO: Andrew Markel answers a reader question about threadlocking compound, what to do with it when you see it during a repair, and how it relates to aluminum suspension components. From 2012 to 2015, aluminum consumption for new vehicles increased...

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Making Sense Of Steering Angle Sensor Input And Data

Measuring the­ ­position angle, rate of turn and force of the steering wheel is critical for Electronic Stability Control (ESC) systems. Scan tools call these Steering Angle Sensors (SAS) and typically display the information in degrees. The SAS...

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Engineered Accessory Drive Serpentine Belt Replacement

You might not be able to see it, but an accessory drive belt is always both speeding up and slowing down. When a piston accelerates downward after the ignition of the fuel and air, the crankshaft speeds up and then slows down as it reaches the bottom...

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Preventive Maintenance Profits: Preferred Automotive, Jenkintown, PA

With the summer months heating up and cross-country road trips beginning, many people want to make sure their vehicles are prepped for the long haul. For the first-ever July edition of Maintenance Chronicles, we will focus on Preferred Automotive Specialists,...

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GM HVAC Door Actuator Motors: Operation And Calibration

GM Electrically Driven Actuator Motors Long gone are the cables and rods jutting out of the firewall to operate the heater control valve or a vacuum unit pulling a blend door open. These days, it’s electrically driven actuator motors (modules) accomplishing...

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This ultra-bright light comes with a no-slip grip handle for easy handling and transforms into a tripod stand, while the rotating 360° hook allows for easy, hands-free use. Read More

TOOLS

Convert your air hammer into a pneumatic slide hammer with this set. Utilize air hammer pulling power where slide hammers won’t fit, and extend the reach of the tool by using the 20” extension. Read More

EQUIPMENT

Combined with the standard adapter extensions, the lift's three-stage arms can reach the recommended pickup points of most cars, light trucks and vans. Read More

SUPPLIES

This new flashlight features Long-Range Focusing Optic, with a light distance of more than half a mile. Read More

This machine offers portability, ease of use and improved performance for stick and TIG welding. Read More

Combined with the standard adapter extensions, the lift's three-stage arms can reach the recommended pickup points of most cars, light trucks and vans. Read More

These pliers help you remove stripped, rusted, corroded, stuck or one-sided/Torx screws or rounded nuts or bolts.Read More

This new flashlight features Long-Range Focusing Optic, with a light distance of more than half a mile. Read More

Terminal adapters connect via the included 48” stacking banana plug test leads. The kit is designed to provide wide testing coverage and quicken the test process. Read More

Convert your air hammer into a pneumatic slide hammer with this set. Utilize air hammer pulling power where slide hammers won’t fit, and extend the reach of the tool by using the 20” extension. Read More
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