Key Applications: Personal vehicles, vans, trucks, SUVs, hybrids, racing cars, aftermarket service & repair centers, OEM assembly lines. Working on a friend’s car, someone else has already changed the plugs, wires, coil and cam sensor. Misfires on cyl. 2 after warm up. But still getting a good spark from coil on 2. Turning off the key and restarting, Engine runs good again for a short time. I’m thinking the pcm has a bad quad driver and is shutting down the injector. What are your thoughts. I’m leaning towards a pcm replacement.
For the first restoration/repair work of Torino Time, featuring my 1971 Ford Torino 500, I tackle that damn door. As I mentioned in the Torino Time intro , the driver side door stopped working from the outside while the engine was being worked on. I assumed this would be an easy fix, and something that I really wanted fixed soon, so that’s what I tackled first.
In 2003, a subsidiary for the group, Naza Bikes, established an RM30 million bike manufacturing plant in Shah Alam, Selangor. The plant produces a wide range of bikes including scooters and superbikes. Bikes assembled at the plant have also been exported to Iran … Read more
I hope you answered Yes” to the question above. So, let’s begin with defining what service absorption” means. We paid premium for this little gem… mainly because we’re not the handiest folks and knew that there would be very little we could do ourselves. When we searched for a Shasta our biggest red flag to avoid was any sign of water damage inside. I’d seen many a video about people’s renovation horrors and knew I wasn’t up to that level of reconstruction. I can barely find a philips screwdriver in my house.
The RMS voltage of an AC waveform is the effective voltage and similar to the average voltage. If the peak voltage is Vpeak, then the RMS voltage for a sinusoidal voltage is Vpeak / √2 The power in a circuit is the RMS voltage multiplied by the RMS current flowing in a load. The voltage normally printed on appliances is the RMS voltage even though this is not usually stated.
Finding what is draining the battery can be tricky, but sometimes your ears will help you find the culprit. SureTrack community member kenscssvc had a Chevrolet Impala in their shop because the owner complained that the battery kept … Read more
The modern automotive industry is notoriously high stakes and competitive- traits that were amplified during the recent era of historic industry restructuring. Though many companies emerged from this turbulent period leaner, more efficient, and attuned to the realities of demand, much work remains to shore up key weaknesses. Amidst this backdrop, automotive companies continue to pour billions into developing products, building new factories, and researching new technologies – all for increasingly uncertain returns. These returns are even more unpredictable in the current global market with new entrants, new powertrain technologies, and fluctuations in oil prices. Vehicle Manufacturers (VMs) and suppliers can no longer rely on domestic demand, political backstops, or mature markets to deliver the required returns on investments. yes, mostly autocad, solid works, and the basic engineering programs. I’ll opt for the dell, it seems like an overall better and cheaper deal. I can live without SSD, especially if it’s 3.0 ghz. My current laptop is 2.10 ghz and it boots up in 10 sec from start to everything ready to go.
With the first method, you can quickly check if your battery has enough juice for the starting system of your car to fire up your engine using … Read more
InvestorIntel: Lithium Producers Believe That The Automotive Market Has Reached The Tipping Point. Hydraulic brake systems use the principles of hydraulics to amplify the drivers foot power to slow the vehicle. The Department of Transportation (DOT) rated brake fluid is used for the hydraulic fluid. Thanks for adding your experience. It sounds like a simple solution with no mess or fuss. I’m sure it will help someone.
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Not that I need another craft project, laugh but this is a great way to jazz up those old shoes. Nice lens with some terrific suggestions and thank you for including (those all important) directions. Love the punch/tape stencil; what a terrific idea. Congratulations on a well-deserved purple star!
That said, I will grant the two main suppositions, namely that innovation does not solve problems and is always disruptive. The second is far easier to demonstrate than the first, especially as advances in medicine in particular demonstrate the … Read more
The ignition system consists of; ignition coils, spark plug wires, spark plugs, pick-up coils, sensors and control modules. Problems could cause misfires or no starts to occur. Thank you for visiting my car pinstriping lens! – Please take a moment to say ‘Hi’ or share a pinstriping story. Please rate this article using the scale below. The scale is from 1 to 10, where 10 is the best and 1 is the worst. I am planning to attend college in a month and I am thinking about engineering (have not decided yet, but most likely mechanical).
He just said vacuum it out, (which i did several times and still not sure if I got it all) and watch if they come back. Before you begin any real plans you need to set your target budget. How much do you have to spend, or how much will you need to save to spend? To do that wee need to tackle one of the most difficult decisions first: practice location.
Work closely with other County of Kauai departments and divisions to obtain the most appropriate vehicles and equipment to get the job done more efficiently. If you have an oil drain bolt … Read more
The former owners and founders of North Eugene Automotive began the company in 1984. Since then it has become a familiar location to local North Eugene (and other parts of the city) car owners. In January 2013, Rick and Dee LeChance (founders) decided to retire and sold the business to Brian and Sarah Slater. Brian (aka Slater) has been the lead technician for 8 years and is very familiar with the customers and the care of their cars. dealer charged $130 dollars to tell me they can’t find the problem with my truck,but they know there is a problem. so why do i have to pay if u can’t find the trouble with my truck,how do i know if they even tried. I was lured in by the price. $50 is a steal for a nice paint job. Our camper was down to bare metal in several spots along the top and estimates from local auto paint shops were for more than what we had paid for the camper!
If you can’t use your garage or don’t have one, you still may try the ultrasonic device near the car-they claim they work for a hundred feet or so. You’ve done … Read more
Starting your own automotive repair shop or automotive workshop is the dream of good mechanics everywhere. I have lived that dream. SPD is different from IAAD because in SPD the prelimiinary courses are intended to prepare students to Master program so total of 2 or 3 years…at IAAD you have a full corse to do or just 1 year of Master. if you are looking for a Master SPD , IED, IAAD in italy are very good…or UMEA in Sweden.
In 2013, the Naza Group announced that its subsidiary, Naza Euro Motors, had been appointed as the official distributor for the Citroën brand in Malaysia. Through the appointment, the Naza Group now represents both major brands of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group in Malaysia.
That’s terrible!- and a quick way to empty a bank account. Look over some of the suggestions, and try some of them quickly. (I’d also suggest that you shop around for a mechanic who might give you a better price.) Prevention is better than a fix, when it comes to rats. Good luck.
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With 150 speakers, a 200,000 sq ft exhibition and 3000 attendees, TU-Automotive Detroit is the world’s biggest conference & expo for connected & autonomous cars. I love the attempt to compare to a doctor. Why don’t we compare to an engineer, or landscaping company, software developer, carpenter…etc. Almost ALL service related jobs have to stop what they are doing, inspect and write up a quote, and lose work from ‘paying jobs’, but yet don’t see the need to charge you just to come out and earn your business.
You can pull the valve cover then plug the coils back in and run the engine, use a hammer handle and push hard on the push rod side of rocker and listen for noise change. You can also back the rocker bolt out a turn or two and SLOWLY tighten back down, noise will get louder when tightening if the roller on lifter and/or cam is bad. I’ve got a pickup load of bad cams from these same symptoms.
We find that the dealers who have low service absorption also suffer from low shop productivity. Shop productivity is defined as the number of hours sold on retail, warranty, and internal repair orders, … Read more
It can be done, even today you can still start an auto shop on a ‘ll need a bit of guts to do it though! Connected to the world it also could become transport on demand. Instead of my personal freedom. Service parts optimization. Hone stocking levels to improve fill rates while reducing returns and idle inventory. Don’t overlook the opportunity to save some hard earned cash. Head on out and check out your local garage sales, estate sales, fire sales, flea markets, trade centers, auctions and more!
Make sure the wires in the circuit are away from hot surfaces and connectors and loads have firm and clean connections. We have proven experience and expertise in complex and large-scale projects for renowned automotive OEMs and their suppliers while maintaining the strictest confidentiality.
It doesn’t seem likely, unless your model gets a different one for the thermostat itself. Check both and see which one fits best, you may have one for a different model. Brand yourself. What I mean is if you’re going to start building relationships with your customers, you really need to stay put for a while. Find an automotive brand you like to work on and stick with … Read more
Diagnosing an electrical short can be very difficult and expensive. The actual repair usually consists of an inexpensive wire connector and some tape. The real expense is the time it takes to locate the problem. I just bought one of these and was trying to figure out how to dress it up! Thank you for this article!! I´m a fan of your hubpage, it is very helpful for those us that have the pasion of car design. Hide your dog food, cat food, and birdseed. Dog food is the gold standard of rat society. Rats will stuff pounds and pounds of it into the air cleaner, glove compartment, or other empty spaces in your car.
A wonderfully colorful and helpful lens! I wish I’d had it to read before I took two pair of shoes to the thrift shop :+) Thank you so much! As you can see, my attempt to replicate the stencil design in mirror image was far from perfect. Even so, I was really happy with the way it turned out. And this time when I tried on the sandals again I loved the results!
If they have worked on the same make and model of car … Read more