What Is An Air Filter And What Does It Do?

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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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Win A Free Service When You Book Online

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Win A Free Service When You Book Online

Would you like to win your next car service? Pay absolutely zero, zilch, nothing at all? If the answer is yes then you can, by booking in via our new online booking system. PDL MOT & Repairs are giving away a Free service to one lucky customer who books online through our new automated booking system.

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5 Key Sensors That Can Affect Your Vehicle

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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?

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The Difference Between Brake Pads

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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.

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What You Need to Know About Engine Misfires

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What You Need to Know About Engine Misfires

Engine misfires can be very frustrating, the symptoms from each vehicle varies but it’s generally described as a stumble or momentary reluctance in power delivery. An engine misfire can be continuous or temporary and most times, it will generate a check-engine code.

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