We have all seen battery terminal corrosion, but what about all other wire connector and terminal corrosion. This article will explain why terminal corrosion occurs as well as offer a solution to the problem.
Ignition coil damage as the result of a failed coil driver circuit has become more common due to the poor maintenance schedule of todays vehicle. Preventing ignition coil damage before it occurs or preventing what seems like repeat failure of these units is important for reliable vehicle operation.
LED or light emitting diode light bulbs may require special circuit connection to function correctly. This article will explain the problem that may occur when replacing light bulbs and provide an example of the socket terminal connection.
The GM 3.6L engine is experiencing a premature problem with this engine with stretched timing chains and in some cases Reluctor wheel movement. This article will briefly explain and detail the problems.
The Chrysler/Jeep/Ram vehicle line using the 5.7L engine during the 2011-2015 model years suffers from a fault that could become very expensive if not taken care of when first detected. This article will detail the problem surrounding these vehicles along with photos showing the failure mode.
The Honda VTEC engine design has gone through several upgrades with some leading to unpleasant results. This article provides some knowledge of the system along with identifying a problem many have come to identify with.
Although a proven engine the 3.5 Eco-Boost engine can exhibit some mechanical problems which may lead to false part replacement. This article details a fairly common problem when the maintenance scheduled is not followed.
Sensor technology has evolved over the years. Maintaining tailpipe emissions while providing peak engine performance under all operating conditions requires high speed sensor inputs. The air fuel ratio sensor provides that capability.
Replacing the stop light switch was fairly easy, now, the brake pedal position sensor brought a new set of rules when replacing.
Automotive starter solenoids should never be used in a continuous duty application. This article will explain the difference between these two devices.
Remote mount solenoids can be a challenge to install when it comes to the terminal connections. The next challenge is understanding the capabilities of the units. This article will guide you to choose the correct solenoid and connect it within a circuit.
Certain Nissan models between model years 1996-2004 will set a trouble code for their oxygen sensors falsely. This article will guide you through the steps to diagnose and repair these vehicles.
This article will provide information you need to know when you choose the E85 gas pump.Can E85 fuel help in certain high performance application? Can you damage a motor if you choose E85 for the wrong motor application? Read on to learn more on this subject.
What is a fuel pump driver module and what you need to know when replacing this device.
This bulletin describes common blower motor resistor failures including inspection and testing to ensure proper operation.
The surface discharge spark plug is used in marine and extreme high performance street/strip applications. This article will explain the firing path of the spark when discharged.
Many modern engine applications use high cylinder compression or pressure to produce power and economy. Choosing the right spark plug is critical for optimum engine performance and spark plug longevity.
Spark plug resistor caps are required in some engine applications where a spark plug lacks the required internal resistance value. Choosing the correct cap and installing the cap correctly is critical to ensure operation and long life durability.
Spark plug application charts show a gap settings for these spark plugs but provide no information to do the check. This article provides insight on these spark plugs and the gap specification.
Many automotive relays appear similar in size and terminal layout but that doesn't mean they are the same. This article will provide knowledge to understand when changing or choosing a relay.
This bulletin will explain the difference in the air gap setting and main gap setting on hybrid type ground electrode spark plugs, the reason for them, and how to safely check these settings when necessary.
Installing a new position sensor may require additional steps to complete the job. Follow the vehicle manufactures suggested procedure following that sensor replacement to prevent other problems.
This article will provide a basic understanding of the NGK Spark Plugs heat range layout.
Spark plug air gap is a critical measurement when peak performance is required of a spark plug. This article provides information to check and adjust the gap correctly on a single ground terminal spark plug.
This article provides an understanding of the operation of a waste spark ignition system
Replacing an oxygen sensor can come with challenges. This article will provide a few tips to possibly make the job a bit easier to handle.
Understanding spark plug failure is critical to effective diagnosis.This article provides information on another type of failure, external flash over.
This article will provide a brief overview of the malfunction indicator lamp operation in our modern vehicle applications
This article provides a general overview of the variable valve timing system operation as well as guidance to properly maintain the system to keep it functioning normally.
Trouble code diagnosis does not always lead to part replacement. Researching the vehicle manufactures technical service bulletins may lead to a repair requiring just a computer reprogram. This article will provide knowledge on service bulletins along with some oxygen sensor knowledge.
Spark plug projection will provide improved ignitability and performance but can also cause engine damage if used incorrectly.
WVE has designed throttle position sensors with improved circuit technology which will improve the sensors durability and life cycle. But, with technology our test methods need to update with this improvement. This article will provide the knowledge and skills needed.
The air gap is preset at the factory but questions always arise if the gap is correct. This article illustrates the correct method to verify gap setting.
When boost pressure exceeds the limits of what a spark plug can physically withstand, damage will occur. This article provides visual affects of excessive cylinder pressure.
Many trouble codes and electrical problems may lead to the replacement of an electrical connector. This article will guide you through the proper replacement procedure of those electrical connectors.
Replacing a threaded sensor requires an understanding of the thread types used and how to install them without causing other damage. This article provides needed information before replacing a threaded sensor.
When replacing a brake light switch or brake pedal position sensor there may be certain rules you must follow to adjust correctly after installation. This article will discuss a Chrysler switch application that can be quite confusing.
Understanding spark plug failure is critical to effective diagnosis. This article provides guidance on one failure mode of a spark plug, internal arc over.
There are four common type spark plug secondary terminal configurations. This article will outline each terminal type.
Spark plug resistance plays a very important part of an ignition system. Understand why you should choose a resisted spark plug for your application.
Engine high performance enthusiasts are often searching for "shorty" spark plugs to solve a spark plug wire boot to exhaust header clearance issue. This article will provide information in understanding the availability of these spark plugs.