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How to fix an Overheating car engine

How to fix an Overheating car engine   Do you have an overheating issue on your car engine? Are you afraid that the head gasket is blown? It’s a very common thing that people thinks their head gasket is gone and they are selling the car for really cheap. To be honest I have bought some of these cars myself. A blown head gasket is not a very common problem at all. Read through this article and I’ll explain to you step by step of how ...

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How to fix engine misfires at home P0300

How to fix engine misfires at home P0300   Is your car suffering from the trouble codes P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303 or P0304? This DTC trouble code is coming from a misfire on one or several cylinders. Why should you pay a mechanic to fix this simple DTC code when you can fix them yourself at home after you have checked out this article.   In this guide: Introduction What is a misfire? How does the engine control module know when a misfire occurs? How to ...

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Car Tire Pressure: What’s the right pressure?

Car Tire Pressure: What’s the right pressure?   Do you have to fill the air in your tire, but you have no idea how much pressure you should have? In this guide, I will talk about all the aspects and you will be an expert in car tire pressure! I am Magnus and I have been working as an automotive technician for a long time. I get this question a lot of times and that is why I decided to write this article. The easiest way ...

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The Most Common Timing Belt Questions

The Most Common Timing Belt Questions   We are getting a lot of questions about the timing belt. That’s why I decided to write this article to answer all your questions about a timing belt. My name is Magnus and I’ve been working as a car technician for several years, seen a lot of timing belts that broke down and destroyed the engines. In this article, I will tell you my experience in this subject for free. I will answer your most common questions, what you need to ...

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Best DTC Car Diagnostic Tool For Workshops in 2018

Best DTC Car Diagnostic Tool For Workshops in 2018   Do you have a small workshop or on your way to open your own workshop and looking for a good diagnostic tool? I am Magnus, working as a diagnostic technician, doing troubleshooting of cars all days long. I have tested a lot of diagnostic tools and have seen what’s working best. As I have tested DTC tools all between 20 to 50.000 dollars I have seen what’s working best for the price.   I have found one tool ...

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How To Change Brake Pads With An Electric Parking Brake

How To Change Brake Pads With An Electric Parking Brake     Did you take the rear brake pads apart because you were “only” going to change the brake pads and now you can’t push in the piston? Don’t worry. This is a very common question I get and the customers are often getting very scared when they hear how to do it.   Because the piston inside the caliper got a threaded rod inside, you have to twist it back and that you have to do with ...

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What is Limp Mode And How To Fix It?

What is Limp Mode and how to fix it?   In this article, I will discuss a very common problem that I get a lot of questions about. I’m talking about the famous problem “Limp Mode”. Some common questions I get from my customers is: My car lost all power and engine light is flashing My car is slow and dont shift out of 3rd gear With this subject, there could be a lot of different scenarios depending on the car brand model and engine.   A possible scenario: You ...

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Transmission Problems – Automatic Transmission Repair

Transmission Problems – Automatic Transmission Repair, How To Fix It   Are you feeling that your transmission is not changing the gears as it should? Maybe it is changing the gears too hard or not at all. If you are experiencing something strange with your transmission. You could check out this guide and I’ll teach you how to repair the most of all small transmission problems.   As many of us know, automatic transmission problems can be very expensive to repair. In most of the cases, the cheapest ...

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Best Portable Battery Jump Starter to buy in 2018

Best Portable Battery Jump Starter To Buy in 2018       We all know how it feels when you are on your way to your work or the aeroplane, and you realise that your car battery is dead. The only thing you can do now is to find a stranger or call a friend that can jump-start your car. BUT, with these new portable battery jump starter, you never have to do that again. You can have one inside your house or inside your car to ...

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P0420 Code Fix DTC: Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold(Bank 1)

P0420 Code Fix DTC: Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)     Is your car suffering from the trouble code p0420 – Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1) or P0430 (bank2) over and over again?     My name is Magnus and I’m working as a diagnostic technician. I’m searching faults on vehicles all days long and got some good experience of how to find the faults fast and with a good result. I am sharing this article to you to help you to solve this ...

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