Electronic fuel injection is fairly reliable most of the time and requires minimal preventive maintenance. But as the years and miles add up, things can go wrong.
When presented with a “dead” battery, a customer often blames the battery for the vehicle’s failure to start. The customer comes to you, looking for a new battery, thinking very little about the reasons that the battery is “dead,” only that there must be something “defective” about the battery itself.
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.