Brakes: Stopping Power

Brake: Stopping Power For safety don’t wait From a safety standpoint, nothing is more important than your vehicle’s ability to stop effectively. With this in mind, do not wait to hear squealing sounds emanating from your brake discs and rotors before you decide it is time for a brake repair service. Don’t assume it’s just

Driverless Cars

Driverless Cars Hands-Off Driving Germany’s Autobahn is a federal highway system that is so advanced that some sections do not even have a speed limit. Now, a portion of the A9 Autobahn (the north-south artery that connects Munich and Berlin) is being equipped to accept driverless cars. Why Driverless Car? This development comes as carmakers,

Harmonic Balancer

PRESERVING HARMONIC BALANCE   When mention is made of a “harmonic balancer” some may think it has to do more with the metaphysical properties of healing crystals than a car engine. The fact is, however, that a harmonic balancer is a circular device composed of rubber and metal that is bolted at the front end

Air Conditioner Compressors

Air Conditioner Compressors Technological advancements in recent years have made vehicle A/C air conditioner compressors, which are the heart of the vehicle A/C system, more dependable and less prone to failure. However, other potential problems in vehicles’ A/C systems may contribute to placing  air conditioner compressors in jeopardy. Leaks in the A/C system can lower refrigerant levels,

Reducing Emissions

Reducing Emissions (EGR) System: Purpose The exhaust-gas-recirculation (EGR) system reduces harmful NOx emissions that contribute to air pollutions by recirculating exhaust gas back through the intake manifold into the engine. There, it acts as a cooling agent to lower combustion temperatures. All this is done with the intention of preventing mono-nitrogen oxides (NO and NO2)