Andrew Markel, Author at Tomorrows Technician - Page 2 of 106
Brake Pad Wear Sensors

Brake pad wear sensors have been around for years and continue to evolve.

Drilled and Slotted Rotors

There’s real science behind the location of holes, slots and grooves in today’s brake rotors. Plus, they look great too.

Freeze Frame Diagnostics

Freeze frame data is a “snap shot” of when the code occurs of the specific sensor PIDs.

BMW Spark Plug Replacement

Here are a few things that you need to know before replacing spark plugs in a BMW.

VW 2.0L TDI Diesel Service Opportunities

The official designation of the 2.0L TDI engine is the EA189, CBEA or CJAA, a 16-valve engine with a cast-iron block and aluminum cylinder head.

Power Steering Pull

Every driver has a different threshold for a pull.

High Pressure Direct Injection Fuel Systems

The main destroyer of high-pressure fuel pumps is a lack of oil changes.

Honda Ridgeline Caliper Replacement

The parking brake and hydraulics are where you’ll find any service issues.

Fuel Tanks and Pumps

The behavior of the fuel wells, pumps & sending units are often misdiagnosed, leading to fuel pumps being replaced.

How Capacitors Protect Ignition Circuits

A capacitor is a two-terminal electrical device that stores and releases energy as an electric charge.

Chasing The Perfect Combustion Event

The perfect internal combustion engine would put the exact amount of fuel and air into the combustion chamber.

Integrated Wheel Ends

The leading cause of IWE failure is water finding its way into the vacuum lines under the hood and in the wheel well.