Category Archives: Technical

Anything that’s very technical. Including electronics, wiring diagrams, chip tuning, component replacing.

Understanding Engine DTC Codes

Understanding Engine DTC Codes

There are many reasons your car may have engine DTC codes. Some are manufacturer-specific and may not have anything to do with emissions. However, these codes can still be useful to troubleshoot a problem. Here is a brief look at some of the most common ones. Learn about their meaning and characteristics below. You can… Continue Reading

What Do EOBD Codes Mean?

What Do EOBD Codes Mean?

When your car gives you a “9” or an “8,” the issue may be related to the transmission or a sensor. If you see an “8” in your car’s computer screen, you should contact your dealer right away. In the meantime, you can look up the meaning of eobd codes. Learn about the OBD communication… Continue Reading

What to Do When Your Car Displays an Ob11 Code

What to Do When Your Car Displays an Ob11 Code

You may have a problem with your vehicle’s transmission if you get an ob11 code. You can fix it by replacing the transmission or its related parts. In this article, you’ll learn about the most common causes of this code, and what to look for. You may also see an “8” for sensor failure. In… Continue Reading

How to Test Vehicle’s Sensors

After you retrieve the trouble codes from your vehicle’s on-board computer, you can now check the car sensors. Always refer to your service manual for specifications on your make and model vehicle. The first trouble code to check is the throttle position sensor (TPS). The TPS is located either on the side of the carburetor… 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 premature replacement. A turbocharger is designed to match the… Continue Reading

Is Synthetic Motor Oil Better For Your Car?

Is Synthetic Motor Oil Better For Your Car?

Transcript: In this video we’re going to be talking about why synthetic motor oil is better than conventional motor oil. And I’m also going to be including a demonstration to help prove some of these points now there’s all kinds of different ways in which you could talk about the differences between synthetic and conventional… Continue Reading

Common Vehicle Noises & Sounds and What They Mean

Common Vehicle Noises & Sounds and What They Mean

Fixing a car is much easier when you know what the problem is. All too often a car owner will have real problems with their automobile driving down the road and the second they pull into a repair shop the car starts running fine. This is a common phenomenon and frustrates mechanics everywhere. The only… Continue Reading

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