Battery Charging and Diagnostics
Here are six tips to use when diagnosing a vehicle with a dead battery.
Compressor Oil for R1234yf
Working on R-1234yf systems is not that different from the R-134a variety.
Ignition Coil Output
To see inductance inside the primary windings, use an amp probe placed around the positive wire for the ignition coil.
Turbochargers on Minis
No matter if it is a BMW or MINI, when the engine stops turning, the oil flowing to the turbocharger stops.
Fuel Pumps and Cranking
Diagnosing the problem comes down to understanding what causes a loss of fuel pressure.
Plastic Timing Chain Guides
Timing chain guides are designed to wear, but the guides are designed to last the engine’s life.
ECM And PCM Calibration Numbers
Finding out if the vehicle has the latest version or calibration on a module is a required step.
Solving Intermittent Overheating
New cooling systems anticipate and influence changes in coolant temperature.
5 Tricks To Solving Belt Noise
If engineers get it wrong, the belt will be noisy or rob the engine of power. For technicians, the job is even tougher.
Solving A No-Spark Condition
A no-spark condition could be the result of communication errors or missing data from a dead module.