All Stories

Crankshaft position sensor functions and malfunction symptoms

Internal combustion engines can be found in virtually all modern-day automobiles. There is an engine management component in these vehicles called a crankshaft position sensor which keeps track of the crankshaft’s rotational speed and its position. As the component monitors…
Symptoms of a bad idle air control valve

The idle control valve, or idle air control valve as it is most commonly known, is an important engine management component found in most road vehicles. It’s charged with a rather crucial job. Namely, it controls and regulates the engine’s…
Electric VS Hydraulic Power Steering

Power steering is a system in cars that makes it easier for drivers to steer their wheels by assisting them with the torque. The traditional form of power steering is hydraulic power steering, which consists of hoses, drive belt, fluid,…
Car alternator functions and its malfunction symptoms

Every car contains electrical components which must be powered in order for them to function. These components include the headlights, backlights, the dashboard instrument panel lighting, air conditioner and anything else electrical in the car. The three major components of…
Oxygen Sensor Functions and Failure Symptoms

Modern vehicles are fitted with hundreds of electrical sensors that are designed to monitor your vehicle’s performance. Some of the world’s biggest automobile manufacturers have introduced a range of different technological advancements that are designed to not only improve performance…
Symptoms of a Faulty Speed Sensor in Your Vehicle

2 common types of vehicle speed sensor, some type is installed on rear transmission or transaxle, and another type is installed on the knuckle arm on the 4 wheels. Please note this, between vehicle speed and engine speed are different. The…