10 Best Auto Mechanic Books for Beginner and Advanced Mechanics

We always get a lot of questions as of where to learn auto mechanic online and there sure is a lot of good auto mechanic online courses and schools already out there. But if you are more of a self-taught kind of person and aren’t afraid of  putting in the work to get where you…

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Automotive Systems Repair Textbooks

 |   | Titles For Elementary And Secondary Students Textbooks  | Vocational Tech And Career For K-12 Textbooks  | Automotive Systems & Repair TextbooksShow more Automotive Systems & Repair TextbooksAlso at This Level: Aviation for K-12, Building Trades & Engineering for K-12, Careers & Jobs for K-12, Driver's Education, Food, Cooking and Nutrition for K-12, Sewing & Clothing, Woodworking…

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Best Automotive Colleges in the U.S.

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating 1 Advanced Technology Institute Virginia Beach, VA Advanced Technology Institute offers 7 Automotive Degree programs. It's a small private college in a large city. In 2015, 395 students graduated in the study area of Automotive with students earning 339 Certificates degrees, and 56 Associate's degrees. Read more: 2…

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How Do Vehicle Fuel Systems Work?

The function of the vehicle fuel system is to store and supply fuel to the engine. The engine intake system is where the fuel is mixed with air, atomized, and vaporized. Then it can be compressed in the engine cylinder and ignited to produce energy or power. Although fuel systems vary from engine to engine,…

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The Advantages of Variable Valve Timing Engine in the Car

Car manufacturers are determined to make their engines perform better and become more fuel efficient. The secret to making this happen revolves around the exhaust valve and air intake valve of a vehicle. When the air and fuel mixture is ignited in the combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine, there are exhaust gases which…

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What Is Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)? (with pictures)

Electronic fuel injection is a type of technology and mechanical structure that supplies fuel to an engine. These systems are most common in automobiles and trucks. All cars sold today in the United States are required to have electronic injection systems in large part because of these systems’ overall efficiency and reliability, and most new…

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How a fuel injection system works

For the engine to run smoothly and efficiently it needs to be provided with the right quantity of fuel /air mixture according to its wide range of demands.A fuel injection system Petrol-engined cars use indirect fuel injection. A fuel pump sends the petrol to the engine bay, and it is then injected into the inlet…

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How to: Modify your cars flasher unit to work with V-LEDS

Before we get started  I need to preface this article with a disclaimer. This is not a modification that should be attempted by everyone. This is only a guideline for those who fully understand how what they are trying to accomplish. V-LEDS cannot be held responsible for any damage that occurs to your vehicle while…

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What Is a Hybrid Car?

What is a hybrid? Quite simply, a hybrid combines at least one electric motor with a gasoline engine to move the car, and its system recaptures energy via regenerative braking. Sometimes the electric motor does all the work, sometimes it's the gas engine, and sometimes they work together. The result is less gasoline burned and,…

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Testing and replacing a flasher unit

There are two basic types of flasher unit. One is operated by a piece of wire or a bimetallic strip which expands and contracts as it is heated by the current ; the other is a relay operated by a transistorised circuit .The first type is easy to locate if it is working at all…

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