Staying Cool With Electric A/C Compressor Service

Staying Cool With Electric A/C Compressor Service

If you follow the recommended service procedures, repairs will go as “cool” as the air coming out of those A/C vents.

Diesel Turbocharging Basics

There’s a reason diesels typically utilize compound turbo setups instead of twin turbochargers.

Why Real Twin Turbos Aren’t Seen on Diesel Engines

A noticeable trend in OEM vehicles, and the aftermarket that supports them, is a lack of twin-turbo systems. However, when it comes to performance spark-ignition engines, twin-turbo set ups appear to be fairly common, while in turbo diesels it is only seen on very strict OEM conditions and rarely in performance diesel conditions.

Batteries For Stop/Start Systems

On all stop/start vehicles, the life and performance of the battery are measured by the vehicle in several ways.

Fuel Tanks and Pumps

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

Hybrid & BEV Cooling System Maintenance 

Whether it is a hybrid or BEV, the motor drive unit, battery, and inverter need thermal management by circulating coolant.

Chasing The Perfect Combustion Event

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

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Tool Up For Belts

Here are six tools to make your next belt replacement more productive.

Fuel Pumps and Cranking

Diagnosing the problem comes down to understanding what causes a loss of fuel pressure.

How Battery Service Continues To Change

Your attention to a battery’s condition will tell you if it needs to be replaced – and with what.

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.

Serpentine Belt Grooves