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Warning lights or idiot lights – IS THAT LIGHT IMPORTANT?

  When you start your car all lights on the dashboard must come on and then go off after  1 or two seconds, if the lights come on and stays or doesn’t come on at all, it is an indication that there is a fault somewhere. It’s important to know what the car dashboard warning lights
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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 DO A COMPLETE BRAKE REPAIR WORK ( part 1 )

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What is a “complete” brake repair? It is a brake repair that does not leave important things undone to save time and/or money. We are talking about things like rebuilding or replacing high mileage calipers and wheel cylinders, replacing disc and drum brake hardware, resurf
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HOW TO FIX COMMON BRAKE PROBLEMS

Brake problems usually indicate the need for certain repairs or replacement parts, so here is a quick review of some common fixes: LOW BRAKE FLUID This may be the result of worn disc brake pads, or it may indicate a leak in the brake system. If the BRAKE WARNING LIGHT is also on, most
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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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