Free piston engine is like a shaker light for your hybrid

A new engine idea, which combines an electric generator with a combustion engine’s piston, is being credited to Toyota’s research and development arm. Though we couldn’t find proof of Toyota’s plans to actually build these, we are intrigued by the idea of replacing the standard combustion-to-spin effect of a crankshaft-laden …

Battery light comes on after battery / altnerator replacement

A relatively common “side-effect” of replacing a battery and/or alternator in a car is to have the voltage (battery) warning light come on. This is especially true in late-model vehicles with their more sophisticated internal diagnostic systems. It’s an issue that was mentioned in our forum last August by user …

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