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ADAS and Vehicle Alignment

New vehicle ADAS features all rely on the alignment being exactly as it should be.

How Belts, Tensioners And Misfires Are Connected

Modern crankshaft position sensors measure more than the position of the crankshaft.

Volvo AWD With Active On Demand Coupling

There are a lot of Volvos on the road, and the same-year vehicles all share the same AWD systems.

Understanding Underhood Parts for Hybrids

Anything that can happen to an ICE in a standard vehicle can happen to an ICE in a hybrid.

High-Pressure GDI Fuel Pumps

When solving a fuel pump issue, the scan tool is your best friend.

Diagnosing Misfires

What if there are no codes and a misfire is intermittent? This is where it gets complicated. 

Installing New Rotors

Knowing if and why there’s runout will help you reinstall a smooth braking system.

Diagnosing Driveability Problems

Understanding what comes out through the exhaust valve is critical to solving any emissions or driveability problem.

Ball Joint Inspection

It’s important to remember not to miss a worn joint. If a ball joint fails, the driver loses control of the vehicle.

Electronic Throttle Body Service

On most systems, idle speed is completely controlled by the throttle plate angle.

Spark Plug Replacement

Here are some tips to follow when replacing a spark plug.

Transmission Fluid Hydraulics

You need to know how transmission fluid flows inside an automatic transmission.