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Auto Diagnostics Tools
There are many kinds of auto diagnostics tools. But this article explains about auto diagnostic codes (or DTC) and tools (or scan tools) to retrieve the codes from vehicle's computer. What is DTC? DTC stands for Diagnostic Trouble Code. There is a connector mostly located under the dashboard for scan…
By:  in  Automotive  >  Repairs   Feb 26, 2013  
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The Importance Of Check Engine Light
You probably know that when a yellow light in an instrument panel (saying check engine or service engine soon) is on something is wrong with your car. But how many of you try to get your car to check right away? I'd like to write about the importance of the…
By:  in  Automotive  >  Repairs   Feb 26, 2013  
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What is the Difference Between Impact Sockets And Chrome Sockets
Do you know the difference between impact sockets and chrome sockets? Well, as you see, they look so much different. Impact sockets are usually black metal and dull on the surface while chrome sockets are usually silver and shiny on the surface. When you look into their wells you will…
By:  in  Automotive  >  Repairs   Feb 26, 2013  
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Socket Wrenches for Auto Repair
When you do an auto repair, you need a set of tools. If you are a professional mechanic, you may have had a comprehensive set of tools over an entire career But if you are a beginner mechanic or a home mechanic who wants to start doing some basic repair…
By:  in  Automotive  >  Repairs   Feb 20, 2013  
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How to Get A Good Quality Mechanic Tool Set With Discount
There are various types of tools on the market for different kind of jobs, such as construction, plumbing, or automotive repair. I am an automotive mechanic for many years. In this article, for those who plan to buy tools from the beginning, I'd like to show how to get a…
By:  in  Automotive  >  Repairs   Feb 11, 2013  
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The Next Generation Of Obd System
OBD3 is just around the corner. OBD stands for on board diagnostic. Currently, the second generation of obd system (OBD2) is mandatory on all cars made in 1996 and later. OBD2 can detect a failure of emission systems and problems in engine performance. On-board computer constantly read the parameter of…
By:  in  Automotive  >  Repairs   Dec 01, 2012  
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Plug - in Gadget disable cell phone in cars
Scosche introduced their new gadget that limits functions of cell phone while driving. cellCONTROL has bluetooth transmitter. The signal blocks calls, text, email, camera, internet connection and other apps. But only when it detects a hands-free headset, it lets cell phones make or answer a call. This device is plugged…
By:  in  Automotive   Dec 01, 2012  
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Diagnostic Trouble Code: Fault Codes Sometimes False Codes
All cars manufactured since 1996 and sold in the U.S. have OBD2 system. By accessing to the system, technicians can get Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) that help technicians repair a car greatly. But some DTCs definitions are so vague. You need some further research to fix a problem. For example,…
By:  in  Automotive  >  Repairs   Dec 01, 2012  
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How to Repair Your Car With Your Cell Phone
Did you know that you can use your cell phone as a tool for auto repair? "A tool!?" This word might make you wonder if some parts of your cell phone could loosen a bolt. Or you might picture a guy smashing something with your cell phone like a hammer.…
By:  in  Automotive  >  Repairs   Dec 01, 2012  
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Running In the Rain With Music
I like running. Because It is a very simple and easy exercise to perform without spending any money. Some people run indoor, in a gym on a treadmill but I prefer to running outdoor, in a park, trail, along the beach, etc. This way is much more refreshing to me.…
By:  in  Shopping and Product Reviews  >  Electronics   Nov 23, 2012  
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