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How to Diagnose Your Cars Misfire at Home!


If you plan on saving a whole bunch of money on car repairs to your ignition system, I would suggest you visit my other blog at DiagnoseCarMisfires/Blog. I have laid out a Do it Yourself guide for diagnosing car misfires at home. I have labeled them as Part 1 and Part 2 for easy to perform understanding. The direct links to the articles are above. Feel free to ask a question or leave a comment there also on these troubleshooting tricks!

What these 2 articles entail is basically procedures we used when our thousand dollar machines and scanners were unavailable. Actually, there were times when we had to get these cars and trucks moving so all we had was a parking lot to do our work quicker. For example if the car or truck had a misfire, popping, hesitation, on acceleration this procedure saved us over a couple hours of labor. Of course we were instructed not to show this on the invoices.

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AAMCO’s Expert Technicians Offer Six Tips to Ensure Safe Driving This Winter Season

As the national weather forecast starts to include the words ‘frost’, ‘freeze’ and ‘snow’ to describe the current weather conditions, the experts at AAMCO, the world’s largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care, are offering the top six tips to help consumers prepare their vehicles for the harsh winter season ahead. … Continue reading "AAMCO’s Expert Technicians Offer Six Tips to Ensure Safe Driving This Winter Season"(image)

Friday Car Tip of the Day: Heaver is Not Always Better

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Use the oil viscosity grade that’s recommended in your owner’s manual for the temperature range you expect for the coming season. Lighter grades (lower viscosity, such as SAE 5W-30), often specified for today’s smaller car engines, will deliver easier starts and better engine protection in winter and improved gas mileage throughout the year, thanks to less internal engine friction. Do not use a heavy grade of oil in cold winter climes or you will risk damage to your engine.

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