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Yearly Archives: 2019

FIXING A MALFUNCTIONING VOLKSWAGEN AXLE SHAFT

FIXING A MALFUNCTIONING VOLKSWAGEN AXLE SHAFT

An axle shaft is a device that rotates with the wheels of a car, transmitting torque to the different wheels of the car equally. By transmitting the rotational power from the vehicle’s transmission and differential to the wheels, the axle shaft makes it possible for the vehicle to be able to move forward. The axle shaft in some vehicles also serves the purpose of maintaining the correct position of the wheels in relation to each other. In doing this, the axle shaft also ensures that the wheels are properly aligned in relation to the body of the car as well. In modern vehicles such as Volkswagen models, the suspension system is sophisticated enough to ensure that the proper wheel-to-body alignment can still be attained in relation to the load in the car. In such cases, the axle sh ... read more

BAD RADIATOR CAN OVERHEAT THE ENGINE OF A BMW

BAD RADIATOR CAN OVERHEAT THE ENGINE OF A BMW

BMWs are known for offering luxury motoring through vehicles that are jam-packed with intelligent German engineering and innovation. When well-maintained and serviced, these parts work seamlessly together for a driver experience that is smooth and effortless, ensuring that drivers feel at one with the car and the road. However, without good maintenance practices, even the best designed car can start to show symptoms of failure. In this article, we will take a closer look at your BMW’s radiator and what happens when it begins to fail, causing your vehicle’s prized engine to overheat. PARTS OF THE RADIATOR First, let’s take a closer look at the key parts of your BMW’s radiator. Knowing these will help you to understand where potential issues may lie and how best to respond to them. Core: This is the largest part and represents the majority of your BMW’s radiator system. As you might expect ... read more

UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CARBURETOR IN YOUR CAR

UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CARBURETOR IN YOUR CAR

The carburetor in your vehicle serves multiple functions. Understanding a bit about how it works and what it does will help you to figure out when there might be a problem with it so that you can bring it in for service as soon as possible. WHAT DOES THE CARBURETOR DO? Your carburetor is responsible for mixing fuel and air. There has to be a specific mixture ratio maintained at all times and the multiple components that work in tandem with in the carburetor help to achieve this balance. It is the job of the carburetor to regulate how much fuel and air gets mixed so that you get the proper combustible mixture. It is also the job of your carburetor to control your engine speed. Your throttle controls the speed by controlling how much of this air and fuel mixture is allowed to get into your engine. The farther open your valve is, the more of this mixture gets p ... read more

NON-FUNCTIONAL CONTROL APPS AND SYSTEMS IN A JAGUAR

NON-FUNCTIONAL CONTROL APPS AND SYSTEMS IN A JAGUAR

Jaguar offers a higher level of services and functions within their vehicles than many others currently on the market. This applies to the non-functional control apps and system that now is available on newer models with enhanced tools and functions. Moreover, Jaguar owners can now link these features to their phone and access things like high-end entertainment, battery power, and more… whether they are in their car or not. Such tools are great, so long as they are working as to be expected. Otherwise, they are cause for concern. Every day, vehicle owners get behind the wheel of their car expecting it to function properly. As a car owner, you trust that your engine will talk to the other components, will regulate your fuel, and respond to every input you provide. When this doesn’t happen it can be frightening. When your control apps and system in your Jaguar don’t functi ... read more

WHAT CAUSES THE TRIFECTA WARNING LIGHTS IN YOUR SAN ANTONIO MINI?

WHAT CAUSES THE TRIFECTA WARNING LIGHTS IN YOUR SAN ANTONIO MINI?

The MINI Cooper is a car that is loved by many and has a long history. Now owned by BMW, the MINI Cooper now combines the iconic look of the old classic MINI, with the technology and engineering that BMW is known for. Owners of a MINI Cooper love their car. The vehicle is known for handling well and being built for safety. However, even vehicles like a MINI can experience some problems every now and again. Since a MINI Cooper is a specialized vehicle, it has some maintenance and care issues that are a bit unique. It is a good idea to read through your vehicle’s owners’ manual to see what services the manufacturer recommends. In doing so, you can stay on top of your vehicle’s maintenance, which will help ensure that you deal with less problems. It also helps you to catch problems early on. One common issue that many MINI owners have reported is an internal issue that causes a warning of three different lights. This is ... read more

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