Category Archives: Technical

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

Why Choose K And N Filters

Why Choose K And N Filters

When it comes to the performance of your vehicle, having the right filters can make all the difference. Today, so many people are using inexpensive, disposable paper filters in order to save money. However, paper filters have limitations when it comes to the overall performance of your vehicle. That’s why more people are choosing K… Continue Reading

Oxygen Sensor Explained

Oxygen Sensor Explained

In this article we will be covering the basic operation and the diagnostic testing of the modern 02 sensor system. With the introduction of stricter emissions standards and consumers demanding better fuel consumption, vehicle manufacturers have been forced to monitor exhaust emissions more closely then ever. To meet these ever increasing demands vehicle manufacturers are… Continue Reading

Falcon with a Mind of It’s Own

Is your Falcon keeping you awake at night? COMPLAINT The vehicle horn/alarm sounding at night intermittently, door locks cycling, or the vehicle mysteriously unlocking at home. CAUSE This problem usually arises when the vehicle is at home and has been believed to be a body control module issue (some of these issues are due to… Continue Reading

What Is Best OBD II Scanner For My Car? Detailed Report

What Is Best OBD II Scanner For My Car? Detailed Report

In the 21st century, with the advancements in technology, almost every task can be automated and controlled by high functioning software. From your battery power toothbrush to surgical and construction equipment, everything is automated. However, one thing you blindly rely on, in your everyday routine is your CAR! You can’t afford your vehicle to break… Continue Reading

Drivetrain Quiz

Drivetrain Quiz

Your car’s drivetrain is a vital power-transmitting component, and key to dependability. It’s responsible for transmitting the flow of power from the engine to the wheels. The components include the clutch, torque converter, transmission, driveshafts (or axle shafts in front wheel drive), Ujoints, CV joints, differential and axles. Most motorists take these components for granted… Continue Reading

What is an OBD Scan Tool?

What is an OBD Scan Tool?

Before answering what an OBD Scan tool is, first you need to know why they even exist. An important part of vehicle ownership is to keep it well maintained and available for use when needed. It can be a nightmare if you need your car for some important or urgent work and you cannot get… 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 interface standards on the market today. Nearly every car being manufactured today is… Continue Reading

Horsepower vs Torque – A Simple Explanation

Horsepower vs Torque – A Simple Explanation

Transcript: Hello everyone and welcome. In this video we’re going to be talking about the difference between torque and horsepower. And we’re not going to be using any strange analogies and very minimal math; just talking about theory and keeping it easy to understand. So we’ll start things off with torque. Torque is simply a… Continue Reading

SAS calibration on Toyota Yaris

2005-Toyota Yaris steering  angle sensor (SAS) reset After replacing vehicle stability control components or after undertaking  a wheel alignment , the SAS requires to be calibrated. SAS can be reset using suitable scan tool, or perform the following: Clear the zero point calibration data:         Turn the ignition switch off Check that… Continue Reading

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