5 Causes of an Alternator Not Charging

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The main functions of an alternator are to generate electricity for the electrical components of the vehicle and to charge its battery. The alternator produces this electrical energy by converting mechanical energy. If you were to try and start your vehicle without an alternator, the battery alone would not be able to produce enough power … Read more

7 Symptoms of a Bad Ignition Coil and Replacement Cost

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In this article, we are going to talk about the ignition coil, so you will know its basic functions, symptoms of a bad ignition coil, how to test, and also the average replacement cost. How an Ignition Coil Works Ignition coils are known as compact electrical transformers. Their purpose is to take the low 12-volt current … Read more

6 Symptoms of a Bad Crankshaft Position Sensor (and Replacement Cost)

In this article, we will go over one of the important sensors in the engine, commonly referred to as the “crankshaft position sensor”. Afterwards, you’ll understand its basic function, working principle, failure symptoms, and the replacement cost of this sensor. How a Crankshaft Position Sensor Works The internal combustion engine depends on the crankshaft for … Read more

5 Steps for Jumpstarting a Car with a Bad Alternator

The alternator is what your car battery depends on to stay charged. With all the electrical components which exist in vehicles these days, you would never be able to supply energy to all of them with just the battery power alone. The alternator is what keeps the battery charged so that it can deliver the … Read more

What Does Check Engine Light Mean and How to Reset

Hello everyone, in this article we are going to explain about car trouble shooting to help determine root causes and find the problem through the check engine light. So you will understand what does check engine light mean and you can reset the check engine light by your self. And here we go: Check Engine … Read more

All You Need to Know Before Buying a Double DIN Head Unit

A Double DIN Head Unit can make a car a more user-friendly. Current models come with multi-functionality with infusion of more controls, usability and a multitude of different tools in one user-friendly screen only. More cars now come with a space of Double DIN Head Unit, so more units are being produced on annual basis. … Read more

Does Cruise Control Save Gas? (10 Benefits)

Cruise control gives drivers the ability to take their foot off the gas pedal while keeping their car moving at one set speed. This technology has been advanced over the many decades it has existed. Now you can find cruise control systems that ensure safer driving in addition to speed control. Below is a list … Read more

Symptoms of a Bad MAP Sensor (and Replacement Cost)

Here we will describe and discuss the manifold absolute pressure sensor of the engine. This part is commonly referred to as the MAP sensor. This article will explain what the MAP sensor does, how it works, symptoms to look for in a faulty MAP sensor, and the replacement cost. What Does a MAP Sensor Do? … Read more

Rain Sensors and Automatic Wipers: How Do They Work?

The latest working principle in automotive development is rain sensor technology which automatically turns on your windshield wipers when water is detected on the windshield. We all know how annoying it can be to have to turn windshield wipers on and off manually, especially if you live in a tropical location where rain is inconsistent … Read more