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HOW TO RECOGNIZE A FAULTY IGNITION SWITCH IN YOUR VOLVO

HOW TO RECOGNIZE A FAULTY IGNITION SWITCH IN YOUR VOLVO

Although Volvos are some of the most reliable vehicles on the market today, they still experience common issues such as ignition switch failure. If you’re a Volvo driver, it’s important to stay informed on how to keep your car in proper working condition. This article will go over some basic information about the ignition switch, including what to look out for when the part encounters a problem. WHAT DOES THE IGNITION SWITCH DO FOR YOUR VOLVO? The concept of the ignition switch has changed in recent years with newer designs like push-start buttons and keyless ignitions. Besides simply implementing a more streamlined, electronic design that appeals to the masses, newer designs are meant to address the common issues that go along with traditional ignition switches over extended periods of time. If you drive a Volvo with a traditional ignition ... read more

HOW TO DETECT TRANSFER CASE FAILURE IN A VOLVO

HOW TO DETECT TRANSFER CASE FAILURE IN A VOLVO

Although Volvos are some of the most highly respected vehicles in the world, they still have their fair share of common problems. When these issues arise, it is critical to pay close attention to the symptoms your Volvo exhibits so that your Volvo specialist can best re-create they symptoms for accurate diagnosis. One problem that Volvos commonly run into is failure of the transfer case. If you’re not sure what a transfer case does for your car, don’t panic—this article will briefly go over the importance of the transfer case and how to detect transfer case failure in your own Volvo. We’ll start with just the basics. WHAT DOES THE TRANSFER CASE DO FOR YOUR VOLVO? Volvos with all-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive need a means to transfer the energy derived from the transmission to both axles ... read more

IMPORTANCE OF THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR IN CARS

IMPORTANCE OF THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR IN CARS

High-end, performance vehicles require an efficiently working system of parts at all times to ensure the most optimal results for drivers. However, over time these parts fade, deteriorate, and corrode, requiring immediate replacement and/or servicing to restore the car’s function. One such part is the throttle position sensor—a part that is particularly essential for engine performance. If you’re not sure what a throttle position sensor does for your car, then you’re not alone—most driver aren’t familiar with this part’s function. In this article, we’ll go over the basic role of the throttle position sensor, the typical problems it can run into and common symptoms of failure, and what you can do to prevent or remedy these issues. WHAT DOES THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR DO FOR YOUR CAR? Your car is equipped with many different sensors, all of which various important functions. Usually a sensor’s main ... read more

WHAT FACTORS LEAD TO FAILURE OF ELECTRIC WATER PUMP IN BMW?

WHAT FACTORS LEAD TO FAILURE OF ELECTRIC WATER PUMP IN BMW?

BMWs are known for their versatility; racecar drivers, families, auto experts, and individuals all over the world appreciate them for their uniqueness and power. Although BMW is one of the most widely respected brands in the automotive industry, they still run into issues just like any other mechanical object. BMWs require constant care and maintenance in order to live up to their impeccable standards and reputation. If drivers fall behind on this ongoing care, the car can begin to drop in performance and begin needing extensive repairs regularly. One of the most common issues that BMW drivers wind up experiencing is water pump failure. BMWs are equipped with an electric water pump, which tends to be more efficient than traditional water pumps; however, it’s important to enlist the help of a BMW specialist to ensure that the correct protocol is followe ... read more

HOW TO HANDLE A CAMBELT TENSIONER LEAKS IN AUDI

HOW TO HANDLE A CAMBELT TENSIONER LEAKS IN AUDI

Automotive engineering and design is not a fail-safe process; in fact, some of the most world-renowned vehicles incur failure in parts at one point or another. Since mechanical engineering is a precise undertaking, it’s reasonable to assume that every part is there for a distinct reason and serves an important purpose, and therefore it’s important to keep up with maintenance and repair procedures. However, it can be concerning and disheartening when your luxury, performance vehicle encounters issues and no longer seems so luxurious and isn’t performing so optimally. All vehicles have their specific engineering and design pitfalls. In Audi vehicles, one of the notable problems in more recent models is failure of the camshaft tensioner. This can lead to disappointing performance, replacement of the part, and in the worst cases, total engine failure ... read more

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