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HOW TO DIAGNOSE FUEL PUMP PROBLEMS

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DIAGNOSING FUEL PUMP PROBLEMS If the fuel pump is not delivering adequate fuel pressure and volume to the engine, the engine may not start or run properly. Low fuel pressure can cause hard starting, a rough idle, misfiring, hesitation and stalling. No fuel pressure will prevent the en
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TRACTION CONTROL PROBLEMS AND DIAGNOSIS

Traction Control (TCS) is an option that is often found on vehicles equipped with antilock brake systems (ABS). Traction control is essentially an “add-on” feature to ABS that improves traction when the vehicle is accelerating on a wet or slick surface, or is accelerating
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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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IS YOUR A/C BLOWING WARM AIR INSTEAD OF COLD AIR?

Is you car’s air conditioner blowing warm air only and no cool air? Your A/C cooling problem could be caused by any of the following: Your A/C system may have lost its charge of refrigerant. This is probably the most common cause of a no cooling problem. Another possible cause o
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MOST COMMON TROUBLE CODES AND CAUSES

MOST COMMON TROUBLE CODES P0420 – Catalyst System Low Efficiency P0171 – Fuel Trim System Lean Bank 1 P0401 – Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Flow Insufficient P0174 – Fuel Trim System Lean Bank 2 P0442 – Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System Small Leak Dete
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HOW TO FIX ALL WHEEL ALIGNMENT PROBLEMS

Has this ever happened to you? You have the alignment checked on a car or truck and found that it was within the acceptable range of specs for the application, but it does not steer straight. It is a common enough problem, so keep reading any maybe we can straighten things out for you
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5 CAR NOISES YOU MUST NOT IGNORE

Unusual car noises are often a clue that something is wrong with your car, so here are five car noises you must not ignore: Chirping or Squealing Sound From a Wheel While Driving A cyclic chirping or squealing noise coming from the vicinity of a wheel often indicates a wheel bearing o
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BEST FUEL SAVING TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW

The following fuel saving tips can help you save fuel as well as improve fuel economy: Most Common Fuel Wasters: Loose or missing gas caps. 17 percent of vehicles on Nigerian roads have a loose or missing gas cap. This allows an estimated 147,000,000 gallons of gas per year to evapora
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5 WARNING LIGHTS YOU SHOULD NEVER IGNORE

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OIL PRESSURE WARNING LIGHT The oil pressure warning light comes on if your engine has lost oil pressure or oil pressure is too low for safe engine operation. You should pull over to the side of the road, shut the engine off and check the oil level on the engine dipstick. Possible Caus
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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CAR GOES WILD, DRIVING ITSELF

  There have been a lot of safe car concerns about “cars running out of control”. This can be caused by a lot of things: sticking cables or throttle linkages, or electronic defects in the case of sticking cruise controls, or “drive by wire” automobiles. (D
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