Posts Tagged “Pulling”

Pulling Codes and Clearing the Computer Without a Reader

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Pulling Codes and Clearing the Computer Without a Reader

There are a lot of things you’ll need to do to repair a vehicle. One of those will be pulling OBD II codes from the computer as part of the diagnosis process and clearing that computer in order to see if new codes come up. Sometimes, a reader isn’t handy. For those times, there are…

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Brake Pulling, Caliper Diagnosis

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Brake Pulling, Caliper Diagnosis

Most modern vehicles utilizing disc brakes have what’s called a “floating caliper.” Some may use a “fixed caliper” which is only slightly different in terms of how it operates to apply pressure to the disc. Read more at 10w40.

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Pulling brakes after pad change

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Pulling brakes after pad change

One of the worst things a DIY mechanic wants to deal with is a problem that arises after they’ve fixed another one – especially if the first problem was routine, in this case worn brake pads. Brake pad replacements are an easy, basic thing for most do-it-yourselfers. They’re routine maintenance and require relatively little time…

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Pulling PCM (Computer) Error Codes w/o A Reader

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Pulling PCM (Computer) Error Codes w/o A Reader

Many occasional mechanics don’t have a reliable engine error code reader on hand to pull the codes from today’s modern engines and diagnose problems. If you are more than just an “annual mechanic” (doing repairs maybe once a year), you should invest a few dollars in an engine error code reader. Find out more here. Pinboard (MacAaron)

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