Posts Tagged “Without”

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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Review: 2017 Toyota 86 is loads of fun, without the price tag

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Review: 2017 Toyota 86 is loads of fun, without the price tag

The 2017 Toyota 86 takes over for the discontinued Scion FR-S as the brand’s entry-level sports coupe. Built in collaboration with Subaru, the 86 has the best of both brands jammed into one tiny, fun package. Read about it on NewAtlas.

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Diagnosing An Idle Issue Without An Engine Light or Error Code, Pt 1

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Diagnosing An Idle Issue Without An Engine Light or Error Code, Pt 1

Most idle problems, such as rough idle, the engine cutting out at idle, or idling too fast, are problems with the fuel: air mixture. Finding the problem causing that mixture issue can be difficult, especially on modern engines with sophisticated fuel injection systems that are made to trip sensors and give codes when a fault…

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Diagnosing An Idle Issue Without An Engine Light or Error Code, Pt 3

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Diagnosing An Idle Issue Without An Engine Light or Error Code, Pt 3

In this final segment of this series, we’ll look at the PCV and EGR systems and how they can negatively affect your idle. In our first part, we looked at air intake. In the second part, fuel injection. In this part, we’ll look at some accessories that can be affecting the fuel:air mixture. Read more…

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DeltaWing and DHX to shrink electric vehicle motors without compromising power

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DeltaWing and DHX to shrink electric vehicle motors without compromising power

DeltaWing Technology Group and DHX Electric Machines, both based in Georgia in the US, are collaborating to build small, lightweight electric motors for automotive applications. The companies claim their electric motors are 75 percent smaller than equivalent-output motors for automotive applications thanks to engineering improvements in heat management. Read more at Gizmag.com.

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid – a first look at efficiency without sacrifice

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid – a first look at efficiency without sacrifice

Until now, German car fans and Volkswagen enthusiasts have had to content themselves with diesel as their only (but great) option for fuel efficiency. Not any more. VW has introduced the ever-popular Jetta in a gasoline-electric hybrid variant, sporting an impressive 45 mpg highway. Pinboard (MacAaron)

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Budget Bond Cars – be James, but without the price tag

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Budget Bond Cars – be James, but without the price tag

UK insurer Hagerty has released a list of the most affordable and attainable vehicles featured in the 007 franchise. Here’s how you can get the cool factor without taking out a second mortgage. Pinboard (MacAaron)

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