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Yearly Archives: 2019

HOW TO DEAL WITH A MASS AIRFLOW SENSOR MALFUNCTION IN YOUR MERCEDES

HOW TO DEAL WITH A MASS AIRFLOW SENSOR MALFUNCTION IN YOUR MERCEDES

Mercedes are vehicles made with luxury in mind. They offer timeless elegance and style throughout ever car they manufacture. However, without the correct care and maintenance, part failure can occur. Once such part which can develop faults is the MAF sensor. In this article, we will take a closure look at how to deal with the failure of this part, how to identify the signs of failure, and where to go for help with this issue. WHAT IS THE MAF SENSOR? The MAF sensor stands for Mass Air Flow Sensor. This component is found under the hood of your Mercedes. It is a black cylinder with multiple apertures which connect to your engine and PCV valve. The MAF sensor mostly interacts with your Mercedes onboard diagnostic system (OBD). The role of the MAF sensors is to measure the flow of air entering the engine. It does this by m ... read more

WHEN TO ASK THE EXPERTS IN SAN ANTONIO TO REPLACE THE SERPENTINE BELT IN YOUR LAND ROVER

WHEN TO ASK THE EXPERTS IN SAN ANTONIO TO REPLACE THE SERPENTINE BELT IN YOUR LAND ROVER

Land Rovers have established themselves as the premier hard-working 4×4 vehicle suited to both off-road and on-road use. It is not surprising that these vehicles, given the right care, can have a long life-span. Some Land Rovers even span decades of use. However, without the correct care and maintenance standards, even the toughest of cars can begin to fail and show their age. While some faults will naturally occur with time, without maintenance, these issues are likely to occur at a much faster rate. In this article, we will explore one of the key issues your Land Rover might face as it ages: The wear and failure of the serpentine belt. WHAT IS THE SERPENTINE BELT AND WHERE IS IT FOUND? The serpentine belt is found under the hood of your Land Rover and can also be referred to as the drive belt or the fan belt. This belt is long and flat with multiple grooves and ... read more

TIPS TO REPAIR YOUR JAGUAR’S DAMAGED SELF LEVELING SUSPENSION

TIPS TO REPAIR YOUR JAGUAR’S DAMAGED SELF LEVELING SUSPENSION

The suspension system in a vehicle is designed to keep the automobile off the ground at various levels as well as absorb the movement felt from bumps, potholes, and other flaws in the highway. This system is vitally important to the overall comfort of the riding and driving experience. Jaguar utilizes a self-leveling suspension (SLS) system which automatically adjusts the height of the vehicle based on the weight of the load it carries. The self-leveling feature is one of the many reasons why consumers love Jaguar. This exotic luxury brand is known for its stunning design, quiet cabin, and quality performance. However, the smooth and comfortable ride of this brand truly sets it apart from the rest. The extremely intricate self-leveling suspension plays a key role in the overall operation of the Jaguar. This is why regular inspections and proper maintenance of this mechanism should never be overlooked. POTENT ... read more

WHAT CAN LEAD TO AN OIL LEAK IN YOUR VOLVO?

WHAT CAN LEAD TO AN OIL LEAK IN YOUR VOLVO?

Offering luxury vehicles with Swedish design concepts, it’s not hard to see why so many of us fall in love with Volvo and their range of exciting yet practical cars. However, something which most definitely is not practical is allowing an oil leak to cause catastrophic engine failure, leaving you without a car and a hefty repair bill. Therefore, as a good driver, it is essential to be aware of the signs and symptoms of oil leaks as well as the different problems they can indicate within your beloved Volvo vehicle. DAMAGED PISTON RINGS OR VALVE SEALS Your Volvo’s engine requires engine oil to circulate around it, to help reduce excess heat, as well as keep its many parts well-lubricated and moving smoothly. This oil is prevented from entering the actual engine chamber itself (which is meant for fuel and air o ... read more

TIPS TO MAINTAIN THE PRESSURE ACCUMULATOR OF YOUR PORSCHE IN SAN ANTONIO

TIPS TO MAINTAIN THE PRESSURE ACCUMULATOR OF YOUR PORSCHE IN SAN ANTONIO

Porsche vehicles represent the perfect marriage of ultimate sleekness in design and high quality German engineering. With the right maintenance, the driving experience of your Porsche can remain as timeless as the vehicles’ elegant design. In this article we’ll be exploring some handy tips and tricks to maintain the pressure accumulator of your Porsche to help you keep your prized vehicle turning heads for years to come. WHAT IS A PRESSURE ACCUMULATOR? Visually appearing as a thick metallic cylinder, the pressure accumulator is found near the AC system, usually between the car’s evaporator and compressor. Representing a relatively complex system, the pressure accumulator is comprised of all manner of parts such as pumps and valves, seals, and hydraulic lines. The pressure accumulator is an important m ... read more

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