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23 May, 24

What Is The Transmission Control Module

The automotive world is very technical which can’t easily be understood by people who don’t have enough knowledge on technical integrities. Especially if I talk about the Transmission Control Module which interfaces with various systems and may go by different names, adding to the confusion for those not familiar with these technical terms. When we search “What is TCM" on Google we got some definitions like: A transmission control unit (TCU), also known as a transmission control module (TCM), or…

04 Sep, 23

Understanding and Resolving the Mercedes EZS EIS Ignition Switch Problem: Causes and Solutions

Mercedes EZS EIS Ignition Switch

Modern vehicles are equipped with sophisticated electronic systems that enhance convenience and security. Mercedes-Benz, a renowned name in the automotive industry, has incorporated advanced technology into its vehicles, including the Electronic Steering Lock (EZS) and Mercedes EZS EIS Ignition Switch systems. While these systems provide numerous benefits, they can also experience issues, such as the EZS EIS ignition switch problem. In this article, we delve into the causes behind this problem and explore effective solutions. The Mercedes EZS EIS Ignition…

18 May, 23

How to Properly Bleed a Car Cooling System by Yourself

We are aware of how challenging it is to replace a water pump or thermostat and successfully bleed a vehicle's cooling system. And if not done correctly, it will eventually harm your car's engine. The buildup of air pockets causes the coolant system to start overheating over time. Do you want to know how to bleed a car cooling system? Read on! Taking air from the cooling system for your car could be extremely beneficial. With a few simple measures,…

28 Aug, 20

Symptoms Of A Faulty Water Pump

Faulty Water Pump Symptoms

When you own a vehicle, some problems are pretty self-explanatory and easy to diagnose. You know when you have a flat tyre because well… your tyre is flat. You know your car battery is dead because your vehicle won’t start. I’m sure you get the point. However, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes, issues with your vehicle can be quite hard to spot, like a bad water pump.   You may assume the water pump isn’t really a significant component,…

04 Sep, 19

Can A Cracked Engine Block Be Fixed?

When it comes to your vehicle, there are some components that are easy to fix and some that are not so simple fixes. For example, if you have worn brake pads, you can simply replace them. However, having a faulty or cracked engine block… now that’s something you might worry about. Some would say that it’s the end of the world, however, this is not always the case as it depends on the severity of the damage. Below we will…

21 Aug, 19

Car Engine Running Rich – What Are The Common Symptoms?

When you think about mixtures, whether it’s for a cake or for a chemistry experiment, there will almost always be a set amount of each material needed to create the expected end result. Any deviations from that set amount could result in either a botched up cake or an explosive chemical reaction.   Similarly, the ratio of fuel and air in the engine’s combustion process is referred to as the vehicle’s fuel mixture and there is a certain amount of…

14 Aug, 19

The Different Colours Of Car Exhaust Smoke Explained

Maintaining your vehicle can become quite tedious at times… especially since there are so many components that could possibly develop a problem and fail. The exhaust is a component that’s hidden at the back of your vehicle, so you may forget that it needs maintenance too. Like the saying goes, ‘out of sight, out of mind’.   However, your exhaust is an essential part of your vehicle and it’s important to ensure that it is working effectively. One way to…

02 Aug, 19

Does My Petrol Car Have A Particulate Filter?

Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) have been around for a long time, however, after some recent research, some car manufacturers are now beginning to install petrol particulate filters, also known as gasoline particulate filters (GPF) and otto particulate filters (OPF), in some of their car models.   It was never really believed that petrol engines release harmful exhaust gases, however, during recent years, this idea has changed. The recent studies also show that large diesel vehicles emit up to 10 microns…

23 Jul, 19

What Is An ABS Pump + How Does It Work?

Teves MK70 ABS ECU Repairs

The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) & How It Works The Anti-Lock Braking System or Anti-Skid Braking System is commonly abbreviated as ABS and is an advanced braking technology installed on motor vehicles to prevent the wheels from locking up (ceasing motion) and skidding uncontrollably. It does so by pulsating the braking force delivered to the rear wheels and the front wheels similar to threshold braking, which is a technique commonly used in motor racing and the idea is to control…

15 Jul, 19

What Are Common Brake Wear Indicators?

Signs Of Brake Wear & Tear

The braking system in our vehicles is being constantly used and it continues to serve its purpose of slowing down and stopping our vehicles… However, this type of trust with our brakes comes with a responsibility; they do the work for you, as long as you maintain them! That means maintaining all of its components, specifically the brake pads and discs… What are Brake pads? Essentially, the braking system in a car consists of a brake disc/rotor, a brake calliper…