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A New alternator seems to be not charging, yet the warning light is off, there’s no engine codes, but no apparent output voltage at battery. This is a frequent issue, particularly when a vehicle has been towed in with a flat battery. After...
A crank position sensor is an electronic device used in an internal combustion engine to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is used by engine management systems to control ignition system timing and other...
Last week, we looked at Gear Reduction starters. The question has come up, Why do some Gear Reduction starters have more teeth, or a bigger pinion? Here's the secret... In a conventional starter, the shaft is in the centre of the spigot. The...
Most cars are fitted with ABS brakes – but how do they work? ABS stands for Anti-lock Braking System. The ABS is designed to prevent the car from losing traction (skidding). There are four main components to an ABS system: Speed sensors...
Did you know that nearly 75 percent of all aftermarket fuel pump returns are the result of vehicle misdiagnosis? Whenever the fuel delivery system acts up, our minds seem to jump to the worst-case scenario: fuel pump replacement. In many cases,...

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