What Is An Air Filter And What Does It Do?
For your vehicle to run, it’s internal combustion engine requires a mixture of air, fuel, and a spark in exact quantities to help it fire up and generate power. Air is sucked into the engine and needs to pass through the air filter before it enters the engine. Before passing through the filter air is filled with engine damaging particles and contaminants including microscopic grains of sand, dirt, pollen and even leaves and feathers. Your air-filters job is to ensure none of those harmful nasties makes it into the engines combustion chamber as they can cause excess wear on your engine parts.
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5 Key Sensors That Can Affect Your Vehicle
In the late 1900s, a central processor and chain of sensors controlled the various functions of vehicle’s drivetrains and engine. Such functions they controlled were:
- Anti-lock braking
- Emission control
- Fuel metering and delivery
- Traction control
- Transmission shift points
The engine’s functions were carried out by the distributor, carburettor, throttle kick down linkage and vacuum spark advance. Now, a drivetrain computer and various sensors are in control of these important functions. What kinds of sensors is a vehicle installed with and how they do work?
Parking Sensors Make Parking Easier
Parallel parking is often regarded as the bane of most drivers’ existence. After all, drivers have to determine how much space their vehicle needs and where the vehicle’s front and rear bumpers are. Stick a new driver behind the wheel and ask them to parallel park, and this can be a very difficult task to do successfully.
The Difference Between Brake Pads – Semi-Metallic, Ceramic and Organic, Brake Pads
Brake pads are a vital part of a vehicle, it’s able to convert kinetic energy to heat in order to stop your vehicle in its tracks. The brake pads send a signal to the brake rotor thus creating ample friction to stop your vehicle.