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March 2011

catcon2
Auto PartsTech Tips






The catalytic converter is the component that functions to lessen the toxicity of emissions from an internal combustion engine.  A defective catalytic converter can influence the damage of your engine, so it must never be taken lightly.  Here are some tips to help you spot a damaged converter. Basically, a




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clutch repair
Auto PartsTech Tips






The clutch is that part of your vehicle that controls the slippage between the engine and the transmission.  The vehicle’s wheels don’t spin when the engine does, so the function of the clutch is to let the wheel disconnect from the engine.  This will allow the driver to change gears




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engine starter
Auto PartsTech Tips






Before performing the tips in this article, it would be best if you conduct a starter performance test using an alternator or starter test bench.  In doing this, if the starter is not performing well, it is necessary to resolve any additional vehicle side problem in the starting circuit that




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turbocharger
Auto PartsTech Tips






Do you know that 90% of all turbocharger failures are due to some unfavorable operating conditions, and problems that are easily avoidable?  It is necessary that all of the components are properly installed and maintained, because these units have close tolerances and clearances, and usually operate at high speeds.  If




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lexus recall
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Toyota Motor Corporation has announced another recall on Thursday concerning some 2.17 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles in the United States for inspection and repair of accelerator pedals that may be entrapped in the floor mats or caught in the carpeting.    The Japanese automaker added that more than half




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AUDI A5
Specials






Usually, one of the most ignored factors in purchasing a vehicle is the resale value.  Most car buyers would pay more attention to the price, the style and accessories, or the monthly payments and the interest rates.  However, much can be said about car brands and models that are slow




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brake disc rotor
Auto PartsTech Tips






Most people don’t know that when it comes to disc brake rotor problems, often the rotor is not the culprit at all.  It may surprise many that when you troubleshoot the problem, it reveals that the root cause is anything but the rotor.  The good news is, when you closely




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ford 150
Auto NewsUncategorized






Ford announced Wednesday that they are recalling 144,000 F-150 pick-ups from the 2005 – 2006 model years in the U.S. and Canada due to concerns about a possible short circuit that may cause airbags to deploy without warning. This action was a response to the advice of the National Highway




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Ferrari announced yesterday that it will carry on with the name “Ferrari F150th Italia” Formula One car even after Ford Motor Corp. has filed a lawsuit against the legendary Italian automaker specifically over the use of the abbreviation “F150”. According to the Ford camp, Ferrari’s F150 logo looks too similar




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