If a fuel pump has failed (quit working altogether) or fails to meet minimum pressure and volume specifications for the application, it needs to be replaced with a new pump.
The compressor is the heart of the air conditioning system. The compressor pressurizes the refrigerant so that the refrigerant can dump heat as it passes through the condenser.
All spark plug manufacturers cross-reference their plugs with other brands so their brand can be interchanged with other brands.
Although many of us have sold the occasional camshaft phaser or oil control valve/solenoid, the technology behind the VVT system is still somewhat unknown or misunderstood. Currently, there are two basic designs for variable valve timing that cover most of the vehicles in today’s aftermarket.
Recommending premium-quality components and encouraging proper installation can increase sales, and decrease your warranty returns. The vehicle owner will benefit from a better, longer-lasting product, and professional technicians will get fewer customer complaints, comebacks and labor claims. Taking the time to properly diagnose problems and perform the repair correctly is the mark of a professional service provider, but it is up to you as a parts specialist to help supply them with the products and services they need to succeed.
There will be many significant benefits of EAPS for manufacturers, repair shops and vehicle owners, but for those of us behind the counter, one of the best benefits is related to core handling. That fully electric rack and pinion core you just took back contains no fluid to leak all over our floors, counters and uniforms!