Month

November 2014

COMMON IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEMS

COMMON IGNITION SWITCH PROBLEMS Ignition switch problems  and recommended solutions include any of the following: IGNITION SWITCH WON’T TURN WHEN KEY HAS BEEN INSERTED Try jiggling the steering wheel back and forth. The steering column may be binding because one of the front whe
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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW AN IGNITION SWITCH?

            The ignition switch, located on the steering column or in the dashboard, takes the power from the battery and directs it to all the accessories and electrical components of your car. It also transfers the power to the starter when you turn the
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SRS SIGN

The supplemental restraint system(SRS), is a vehicular safety device that has its literal meaning indicates, is designed to deploy in the rare instance of a crash as an air bag (or air-bags) to protect the occupants of a vehicle. Because this is not a purely engineering literature, i
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YOU WILL BE IN TROUBLE IF YOUR NOSE CANNOT SMELL ANY OF THESE

1.  The smell of burnt rubber can mean  slipping drive belts or misplaced loose hoses that might be rubbing against rotating accessory drive pulleys. 2.  The smell of hot oil could mean that oil is leaking into the exhaust system. To verify the leak, look for oil on the pavement or sm
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9 WAYS TO AVOID SPOILING YOUR PAINT WITHOUT KNOWING (CONTINUED)

Here is the concluding part of the morning post read and don’t forget to share for free with friends and family. Problem NO 5: Coffee and sodas contain acids that can etch your clearcoat. CAUSE: Your morning coffee Solution: Wash it off immediately Driving off with your coffee c
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9 WAYS TO AVOID SPOILING YOUR PAINT WITHOUT KNOWING

Keeping your car looking good isn’t just a matter of enhancing its resale value, although that’s important too, it’s also your car’s only line of defense between the sheet metal and the elements. You already know parking lot dings, gravel roads or an angry ex c
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11 IMPORTANT THINGS THAT CAN GO WRONG WITH YOUR CAR AND WHEN

Lets now discuss each of the listed problems in the previous post one after the other Battery car battery After 4 or 5 years (regardless of mileage) most batteries are getting weak and need to be replaced. If you are lucky, your battery might go 5 to 6 years, but average battery life
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REASONS WHY YOUR BRAND NEW CAR MAY GIVE YOU PROBLEM AND MAKE YOU SPEND HEAVILY

Owning and driving a car involves two things most motorists would rather avoid: spending money on maintenance and spending money on repairs. While standing on a long queue yesterday morning waiting for the next bus to come and convey us to our various destinations, a man standing imme
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SPARK PLUGS REPLACEMENT OPTIONS YOU NEED TO CONSIDER

The recommended replacement interval for standard spark plugs has typically been every 30,000 to 45,000 miles. But most of extended life plugs have special wear-resistant electrodes made of platinum, iridium, nickel yttrium or other exotic alloys that minimize electrode erosion. Such
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SURE-P’s skills and empowerment of youths

It’s imperative that I start today’s piece with an apology. Last Sunday, I promised to inform the readers of this column of the latest developments in automotive technology that I observed in my just-concluded three-continent journey, which took me through London and Paris (in Europe)
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