Although most technicians take steering linkages for granted, it pays to review the basics.
The classic symptom of a bad wheel bearing is typically a cyclic chirping, squealing or growling noise that changes in proportion to vehicle speed
It would be interesting to hear what Nicolaus Otto, credited as the father of the first functional four-stroke IC engine, would say after seeing some of the advanced powerplants dropped into vehicles today.
This nationally recognized competition, which was developed in 1990 by the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association,is designed to help curb the shortage of qualified automotive technicians and raise the level of vocational education standards in the public school system.
Choosing a set of pistons and rings for a performance engine build is not as simple as it sounds. While the pistons obviously must have the correct diameter to match the cylinder bores in the block, there are numerous other considerations you must make.
NASCAR and its top series teams will test the technology during the 2011 season with the anticipation of the systems being rolled out for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
Although installing a new or remanufactured replacement pump usually remedies the majority of power assist and noise complaints, a technician may still encounter a few complaints that appear to have no outward cause.
Across 1. Radiator diagnostic procedures (8,5) 8. Exhaust manifold heat ____ valve 9. Item in transmission’s torque converter 10. Two-pronged fastener, ____ pin 11. Burned fuel pointlessly 13. R in window sticker’s MSRP 15. Seat-belt mounting point 18. Body-shop tool, ____ grinder 20. Fastener formation 23. Shaking, shuddering clutch action 24. Zamboni operating area 25.
The FT-CH is a concept that would address Toyota’s stated strategy to offer a wider variety of conventional hybrid choices to its customers as it begins to introduce plug-in hybrids (PHVs) and battery electrics (BEVs) in model year 2012, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
By Jorge Menchu, NACAT Foundation board member