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Symptoms of a Bad Intake Air Temperature Sensor (IAT)

Symptoms of a Bad Intake Air Temperature Sensor (IAT) Have you ever noticed your car’s engine making a knocking sound? Or noticed a drop in acceleration? Chances are that your car’s Intake Air Temperature Sensor (IAT) is damaged and should be fixed immediately to avoid any serious hard to the engine. In this article, we will discuss the symptoms of a bad Intake Air Temperature Sensor and how you can avoid the problems associated with IAT sensor.   What is an Air Temperature Sensor (IAT)? Different Names for the Same Component: An Air Intake Temperature Sensor (IAT) is known by many names according to different manufacturers. ...

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Faulty EGR Valve Symptoms on a Diesel Engine Mostly all the diesel-powered vehicles on the road now have an EGR system (Exhaust Gas Recirculation). The EGR makes use of an EGR valve which often wears out due to lack of maintenance and results in a poor performance. In this article, we will discuss the symptoms you might notice if the EGR valve is damaged and how to take care of the situation.   What is an EGR Valve? Exhaust Gas Recirculation sounds like a self-explanatory term but its application is a little complicated yet sophisticated. The EGR system recirculates the exhaust gasses back into the inlet ...

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What is a Boost Pressure Sensor & P0236? If you have ever driven or owned a car with a turbocharged engine, then you probably know what the “Boost Pressure Sensor” is. However, for those who don’t have much idea, we will discuss in detail about the boost pressure sensor, it’s functions and how to prevent it from getting damaged.   What is a Boost Pressure Sensor? A boost pressure sensor is a part of a turbocharged engine which measures and regulates the air pressure in the intake manifold and controls the boost level of the supercharged engine. A BPS monitors the speed and airflow pressure in ...

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Engine Oil Leak Causes and Solutions

Engine Oil Leak Causes and Solution     To ensure that your car’s engine runs smoothly and efficiently, all the fluids should be held at their optimal level. A lot of times people complain that when they drive the car out of the garage, a puddle of oil is found underneath and they get confused whether or not the car should be driven further. To make things clear, oil leak can have a massive effect on the engine and car’s performance but more importantly, it is quite dangerous since the leakage can cause fire putting your life in danger. If you notice any fluid ...

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Causes of High Oil Pressure

What Causes High Oil Pressure in Cars? Increased or high oil pressure in your car is an alarming situation and should be dealt with quickly. Ideally, the oil pressure should stay at the median point on the gauge and if it is abnormally high, then an inspection will be required. Most drivers conclude that it is time for engine replacement when facing a high oil pressure situation, however, that is not always true and in this post, we will explain to you what causes high oil pressure and how can you prevent and also fix it.   Role of Oil Pressure The oil pressure ensures that the mechanical components of the vehicle stay well ...

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