Engine operation management requires the input of a few systems working together. The filtered air of the inductions system, the fuel delivered to each cylinder, and the emissions system all feed information to the ECM (or PCM) and the… Read more
There are many systems required for a car to start properly, so regular maintenance is necessary to keep your vehicle starting reliably.
First, there are many electrical components needed to start successfully. A well-charged… Read more
Headlights are your “eyes” when darkness falls. Usually their operation is fairly straightforward: You pull or twist a switch, and they turn on. More and more, vehicles are incorporating automatic headlamp systems, which use a light… Read more
An oil change is like a transfusion of new life into your vehicle. Over time, oil can lose some of its chemical properties that are designed to reduce corrosion and increase the lubrication in your engine. In some environments, dust and… Read more
The powertrain of your vehicle consists of the engine, transmission or transaxle, and rear differential if you have rear-wheel drive. If you have a gas/electric hybrid, an electric motor or two may also be involved, as would the battery… Read more