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ENGINE WON’T START, NO SPARK

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If your engine cranks normally but will not start because it has no spark, or it stalls and won’t restart because it has no spark, the problem may be due to any of the following: * A bad crankshaft position (CKP) sensor (on engines that do not have a distributor), or broken, loo
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AUDI MAKES SYNTHETIC PETROL USING NO CRUDE OIL

Audi have created a small batch of synthetic gasoline without using any petroleum whatsoever.And they’re working to tweak the process so they can create the fuel using nothing but water, hydrogen, sunlight, and carbon dioxide, Car and driver blog reports. The synthetic fuel that can b
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HOW TO FLUSH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID

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Transmission Flushing Cautions Flushing can prolong the life of a transmission, provided it is done fairly regularly, say every 30,000 to 50,000 miles. But if the transmission on a high mileage vehicle (say over 100,000 miles) has never been flushed, it is probably best to NOT flush t
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ALL ABOUT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUIDS

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Watch out for “pink stink,” the burned odor that indicates trouble inside an automatic transmission. The next time you check the fluid level in an automatic, sniff the fluid on the end of the dip stick. If it smells like burned toast and/or has a discolored brown appearanc
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AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT

An automatic transmissions that is acting up may need to be repaired or replaced. Replacement is an expensive option, but in many cases it is the only option unless the problem is relatively minor. Why? Because rebuilding an automatic transmission requires special training, experience
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AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS SLIPPING DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

An automatic transmission should engage smoothly and firmly when you place the gear selector into Drive. If your transmission hesitates to engage when you put it in Drive, or it flares or slips when upshifting, or it slips while driving, it is not working properly. Transmission slippi
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WHAT DOES THE SMOKE FROM MY EXHAUST MEAN?

If you see different colored exhaust fumes it’s time to pay attention to your car. Even if your vehicle isn’t flashing any warning lights, the smoke coming from your exhaust is a signal that something might not be working properly. What does BLUE smoke from my exhaust mean? If your ca
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How To Diagnose an a/c Compressor Failure and Prevent It From Happening Again

The compressor is the heart of the refrigeration circuit. It pumps and pressurizes the refrigerant to move it through the A/C system. Compressors work hard and run hot, up to several hundred degrees and several hundred pounds per square inch of internal pressure. They rely on only a f
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HOW COMPUTER CONTROL YOUR ENGINE cont…

OTHER PCM FUNCTIONS On many vehicles the PCM also controls the transmission. But on some vehicles, a separate transmission control module (TCM) is used to oversee gear changes and the torque converter. But even if there’s a separate module for the transmission, the PCM and TCM t
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THIS IS HOW COMPUTER CONTROL YOUR ENGINE

The performance and emissions that today’s engines deliver would be impossible without the electronics that control everything from ignition and fuel delivery to every aspect of emissions. Electronics make possible V8 engines that deliver excellent performance, good fuel economy
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