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Ignition coil test and replacement cost

Every car has at least one ignition coil. The purpose of an ignition coil is to boost the voltage generated from the car battery in order to ignite the fuel and start the engine. A car battery generally…

Ignition coil problem and symptoms

Every car’s ignition system contains ignition coils. These coils are responsible for converting the 12 volts of electricity produced from the car’s battery into the thousands of volts necessary to jump start the spark plugs and ignite the…

Symptoms of a bad transmission speed sensor

The transmission speed sensor measures the amount of revolutions occurring in the transmission which helps the transmission control unit determine the rotational speed of the wheels. This information allows the computer of your vehicle to help it shift…

Coolant temperature sensor problem symptoms

It is important for the coolant temperature sensor to be functional at all times or else it won’t be able to properly determine the temperature of the coolant inside an internal combustion engine. The information about the temperature…

The causes of white smoke coming from car exhaust

Have you ever noticed white smoke coming from your car exhaust pipe? Well before you panic, you may not have to worry because it could just be the accumulation of condensation causing that to happen. In these situations,…

The average cost to replace throttle position sensor

All vehicles have something called a “throttle” which controls how much fuel is allowed to flow into the engine. The throttle position sensor is what monitors the throttle position from the shaft. Basically, this sensor is connected to…

Diesel Engine VS Petrol Engine Comparison

Diesel engines and petrol engines are two internal combustion engines that are most commonly found in automobiles. They both have similarities and differences between them. One big similarity is they are both 4 stroke engines. The 4 strokes…

How keyless entry works on a car

If you’ve purchased a car in the last 10 years then you’ve probably received a little remote control device with your car. Sometimes the device is even attached to the key itself. You will typically find three buttons…

How does vvt system works in the car

Variable valve timing systems are usually found in new car engines. The purpose of these systems is to enhance the engine’s performance by increasing its flexibility when facing various driving conditions. The system helps circulate internal exhaust gasses…

How does vehicle stability control work?

Vehicle stability control was created in cars back in the late 1990s as a way to offer drivers additional assistance with their steering. This is an electronic control system which involves the use of high-tech sensors and the…