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The Car Care Council Women;s Board is comprised of auto care professionals dedicated to providing opportunities, education and career leadership to women in the auto care industry.
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AUTOMOTIVE

Turbochargers are great for adding power to any gas or diesel-powered engine, but are especially useful in small displacement engines. The boost to airflow that a turbocharger provides increases the breathing efficiency of the engine for more horsepower and torque.

First- and second-generation Mini Coopers are not a difficult car to align. 2002-2006 models are designated R50 models, and 2007-2013 models are R56 models. The convertible is called a R52, the Clubman is a R55, and the first-generation S-Models are R53s.

The engine computer needs to know what the fuel mixture is with a high degree of precision so it can optimize fuel economy as well as emissions. If the information received by the powertrain control module (PCM) from its sensors is not accurate, it may command too much fuel or not enough.

It doesn't matter what kind device it's in, a battery on the verge of death can cause all sorts of weird things to happen. TPMS sensors are no different. All sorts of problems can arise from a dying TPMS sensor battery.

With almost 400,000 3.5L EcoBoost engines on the road today, these engines have proven to be a solid power unit. Many of these engines are out of warranty and heading to your shop. Here are the top failures and what to look for.

MIND GAMES

© Murray Jackson   ACROSS 1. Twist-off cooling-system components (8, 4) 8. Year, make and ____ description 9. Maine plates’...

SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

Troutman, NC, technical program recognized as eighth-annual recipient of national award for automotive education excellence.