Most Fuel Efficient Cars in 2017

Most Fuel Efficient Cars in 2017

The newness and hype surrounding fuel-efficient vehicles has worn off for the media now that they’ve been on the market for so many years, but that doesn’t mean that fuel-efficient cars have stopped innovating and finding new ways to save money, use less fuel, …Read More Continue Reading

The ELM327 Programmed Microcontroller

The ELM327 Programmed Microcontroller

What is the ELM327? The ELM327 is a multi-protocol integrated circuit and PIC microcontroller that is used to translate the on-board diagnostics (OBD) interface for most modern automobiles. Produced by ELM Electronics, the ELM327’s command protocol is among the most popular PC-to-OBD …Read More Continue Reading

The Good Oil on Exhausts Gas Turbochargers

The Good Oil on Exhausts Gas Turbochargers

The rising number of turbocharged vehicles in the market should translate to new sales potential for aftermarket workshops. Although the service life of a turbocharger should be identical to that of the engine, certain circumstances like poor maintenance, inadequate lubrication or excessive exhaust gas will require …Read More Continue Reading

Getting the Best Car Deal For You

Getting the Best Car Deal For You

What does low interest rates being offered by dealers really mean? In today’s new car market, we are seeing low-rate finance deals being offered by an ever-increasing number of car dealers. In recent times rates as low as 1.5 per cent have been available. This is …Read More Continue Reading

Diagnosing Ford LPG Issues

Diagnosing Ford LPG Issues

Running problems with vehicles fitted with LPG can be tricky, especially for those who don’t do a lot of work on LPG vehicles. TaT’s LPG adviser Wayne Broady from Orbital Autogas continues his series of diagnostic articles to help workshops that may not be familiar with …Read More Continue Reading

Don’t get spooked by in-tank filters

Don’t get spooked by in-tank filters

In-tank fuel filters are part of everyday service life with modern cars. Here are some tips to help get the job done efficiently, and some traps to avoid particularly on Japanese cars, mostly Toyotas. Before replacing an in-tank fuel filter be sure you have allowed enough in …Read More Continue Reading

Everything You Wanted to Know about VAGCOM

Everything You Wanted to Know about VAGCOM

VAGCOM is a software package and interface cable that runs on Microsoft Windows operating system. Ross-Tech, LLC has been developing and producing this software since 2000. The name of the software was derived from Volkswagen AG or VAG. This is the former Volkswagen Group’s name. Currently, …Read More Continue Reading

More To Anti-Freeze Than Cooling

More To Anti-Freeze Than Cooling

Modern engines require a little more from today’s coolants. The requirements of many vehicle owners on the coolant in a vehicle’s cooling system are extremely low. The coolant shouldn’t freeze in wintertime and it shouldn’t overheat in the summer months. That’s it. In truth, however, the …Read More Continue Reading

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