4 Symptoms of a Bad Water Pump (And Replacement Cost)

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Combustion engines generate loads of heat. After all, there are thousands of tiny little explosions happening inside the engine every minute. All this heat requires an efficient cooling system, and the water pump sits at the heart of a liquid cooling system. A water pump’s function is to keep coolant flowing through the engine from … Read more

How Do the Parts of a Clutch Assembly Work? (Manual Transmission)

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A clutch assembly is an essential part of a vehicle with a manual transmission. It connects the engine to the transmission and allows the driver to control the transfer of power from the engine to the wheels. The clutch assembly consists of several parts that work together to engage and disengage the transmission. Understanding how … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Oxygen Sensor (And Replacement Cost)

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The oxygen sensor , also known as an O2 sensor or lambda sensor, is located inside of the exhaust manifold of a vehicle. Its purpose is to keep track of the level of oxygen which remains unburned in the exhaust system while exhaust is leaving the engine. The oxygen sensor sends a signal to the … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Thermostat

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When you get too cold or hot in your house, you probably adjust the thermostat to change the temperature in the room. Engine blocks can also get too hot or too cold so a thermostat is necessary to manage engine temperature. How Does a Thermostat Work? Unlike the thermostat in your home, most thermostats used … Read more

7 Symptoms of a Bad Fuel Pump (And Replacement Cost)

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The fuel pump is a valuable component of the internal combustion engine. Since there needs to be a mixture of fuel and air inside the combustion chamber, the fuel pump is responsible for pumping fuel from the gas tank, through the fuel lines, and into the combustion chamber. What is a Fuel Pump? A fuel … Read more

How Does Keyless Entry Work? (In Cars and Trucks)

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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 on this remote control which have the power to unlock the car, lock the car, and unlock … Read more