Content Tagged With:car-maintenance

Body-Control-Module (BCM) what are the key area of it?

Administrator posted this 20 hours ago

Body-Control-Module (BCM) is a very complex unit which is responsible for many functions. For example, it is used to control the external and internal lighting, windows, seat heating, car alarm, door opening (lock of doors and trunk), speedometer and odometer, heating of the rear window and mirrors, and etc. One of the connectors of the BCM is responsible for the input signal of the blow from the airbag. To simplify everything to the maximum level, it can be said that the BCM is a “controller of the comfort”.

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Solenoid ABS Brief Review

Administrator posted this 1 weeks ago

What does the ABS Solenoid do in your car? Long story short, ABS is the anti-lock braking system, and you can easily get access to the information through the OBD-II DLC. ABS is very important for your safety, as its main and preferable task is to prevent wheel lock during braking. The functionality of the Anti-lock Braking System is procured by modulator, valves and solenoids inside it. The controller receives the brake pressure from the main cylinder, and puts under the control the pressure in the wheels.

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Wheel balancing is an important process you should follow

Administrator posted this 16 May 2019

Wheel balancing is an important process in the operation of the car, which depends not only on the comfort and quality of driving, but also the safety of the driver on the road. To carry out this procedure is necessary during the seasonal change of tires, as well as permanent operation mode auto - for every 10 thousand miles. Your car driving abilities are affected by the quality of the roads, the terrain, season, and transported cargo. For example, if you live outside the city in the Northern region with long winters and the car is a daily means of transport - the balancing is recommended for every 5 thousand km. Thus, pay more attention to this issue.

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Engine overheating: reasons of this terrible disaster for the car

Administrator posted this 02 May 2019

Engine overheating is a serious and widespread problem. Every experienced driver faced with it. However, timely response and prevention of the problem can help to avoid serious consequences of overheating of the motor.

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Summer tires influence the driving abilities

Administrator posted this 30 April 2019

The turn of the seasonal change of tires had come again. Summer tires also have their own classification, tire thickness, tire tread, and its width are playing a significant role in the driving ability of the car. Conditionally, there are three types of summer tires: universal, highway, out of road. Also, it is necessary to store the tires properly, we wrote about it here.

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Do it yourself: car maintenance

Administrator posted this 19 March 2019

We have repeatedly written about the importance of car maintenance. Examine and constant care of electronic and technical nodes of a car will provide you with reliable and durable transport for years. But, to carry out any work at the service stations is expensive, some things you can do yourself.

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Pluses and cons of Timing Chain and T-belt.

Administrator posted this 11 March 2019

There are a great number of the spare parts in the vehicle arrangement, which can influence car functionality, or even suspend its ability to move. One of these parts is a timing chain or T-belt.

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Problems and Reasons: the Ignition Coil

Administrator posted this 28 February 2019

Ignition Coil is an induction coil that converts current from a battery into the high-voltage current required by spark plugs.

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The Nature Of The Problem Of The Steering Wheel Vibration During Braking

Administrator posted this 26 February 2019

The vibration of the steering wheel during braking can be caused by minor structural damage, but ignoring this factor can lead to serious consequences.

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What do with a car after a road accident?

Administrator posted this 21 February 2019

There are four scenarios to do after the road accident, the first is to repair the car and continue to use it; the second is to repair and sale it; the third variant is to sell it for spare parts, and the fourth -scrap. Your decision depends on how much the car was injured in an accident. Anyway, even after serious accidents, the car can be restored, but it is not safe to drive such a car, and it is dishonorable to sell it for future use.

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