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Main Types of Rear Axles

Any axle assembly that transfers power through it is considered a “live” axle.

Rear Axles
Brake-Fluid Basics

Brake fluid is the lifeblood of the braking system.

Brake Fluid Basics
Fundamentals of Automotive Electrical Systems

This system is called upon every day to do more and more.

Automotive Electrical
Basics of Automotive Lighting Systems

Halogen headlights are common in older vehicles, while LEDS have become increasingly popular for fog lights, off-roading and powersports.

Automotive Lighting
Understanding the Basic Types of Antifreeze/Coolant

It may be hard to believe, but antifreeze has been around long before the automobile.

Types of Antifreeze Coolant
Introduction to Keyless Ignition Systems

This technology allows drivers to start their vehicles without the traditional key turn.

Keyless Ignition
Overview of the Clutch System

There are three main components involved: the flywheel, friction disc and pressure plate.

Clutch System
Understanding the Basics of Brake Calipers

There are two main types of brake calipers: floating calipers and fixed calipers.

Brake Calipers
High-Pressure Fuel Pumps in GDI Systems

High-pressure fuel pumps are precision-machined to generate fuel pressure to the rail up to 2,500 psi.

High Pressure Fuel Pumps
Why Do Thieves Covet Catalytic Converters?

Once a hated piece of emissions equipment, this is now a very sought-after part.

Catalytic Converters
Understanding All-Wheel-Drive Systems

The core controls for most AWD systems are the ABS, traction control and stability control that uses the brake modulator to control traction.  

All Wheel Drive
The Vital Role of the Cooling System in a Vehicle

The cooling system plays a vital role in the overall functionality and longevity of a vehicle.

Cooling System