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Across 1. Chassis-lubrication point (6,7) 8. Noisemaker in anti-theft system 9. Dealers’ service-department cars 10. Name on a dealership document 11. Really write off a ride 13. Variable-____ power steering 15. Slang, car built by now-defunct maker 18. Outer skin of military tank 20. Perennially-popular Honda model 23. Highest-bidder car sale 24. Relationship between gears
If a customer complains of pedal pulsation or steering wheel shimmy when the brakes are applied, the most common assumption is that heat, wear, corrosion or mechanical stress is causing a variation in braking torque to occur that’s directly proportionate to wheel speed.
One of my favorite pieces of shop equipment is the on-the-car brake lathe. Not only do they resurface the rotors to the center line of the wheel bearings, they speed the job up in some cases – making it a win/win situation.
Over the past decade, the average life of a vehicle has grown to nearly 10 years.
The only way to get large displacement numbers our of an engine is to “stroke it.”
Changing a set of wiper blades is fairly simple on most vehicles — once you’ve had some experience with the various blade mounting systems
The best time for determining oil level is after the oil has had sufficient drain-back time to the sump.
As a rule, all tires should wear evenly across the full face of the tread as long as wheel alignment is correct, the tires are maintained at the recommended inflation pressure, and the vehicle is driven sensibly.
Note: For Part I of this article, which focuses on heating and cutting, see the Back Issues link under the MAGAZINES header on the homepage.