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A Guide to MAP Sensor Cleaning

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 22:58
MAP sensor cleaning may be necessary to correct poor fuel economy, rough idle, stalling on acceleration or a check engine light. Here's how to get started. The post A Guide to MAP Sensor Cleaning...

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What Is a Carburetor Float?

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:00
The carburetor float needle, moved by the carburetor float, maintains the fuel level in the float chamber and controls fuel flow to the engine. The post What Is a Carburetor Float? appeared first on...

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Prestone – Ringbrothers Custom 1972 AMX Javelin Build: Part 5

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:39
The Ringbrothers and Prestone have teamed up to build a 1972 AMX Javelin that breaks all the rules. In fact, breaking the rules of car building is what got Mike Ring and Jim Ring into the custom car...

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Electric Car Battery Problems and Resolutions

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 23:51
Some electric car battery problems are not always apparent, while others — like range anxiety — are at the forefront of EV owners' minds. The post Electric Car Battery Problems and Resolutions...

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Sweet Finishes Eighth at Fulton Speedway

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:12
Brad Sweet and the No. 49 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet / NAPA AUTO PARTS team captured an eighth-place finish on Saturday night at Fulton Speedway in Fulton, N.Y., but it wasn’t the finish the team was...

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Elliott, SunEnergy1 Team Collect Runner-Up Finish at Charlotte

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:49
Chase Elliott and the No. 24 SunEnergy1 team continued their strong start to the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Sunday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway with their third runner-up effort in four...

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5 Air Compressor Uses for Your Car

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 19:06
While there are many tasks around the house that benefit from compressed air, there are lots of air compressor uses that are car specific. The post 5 Air Compressor Uses for Your Car appeared first...

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How to Use a Compression Tester

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 17:11
Low compression poses a serious risk to your vehicle's engine. Here's a look at how to diagnose the issue with a compression tester. The post How to Use a Compression Tester appeared first on NAPA...

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How to Talk to a Mechanic About Your Brakes: 3 Tips

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 18:31
Learn how to talk to a mechanic about your brakes with these three easy tips. The post How to Talk to a Mechanic About Your Brakes: 3 Tips appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Combustion Problems: How Big an Issue Is Detonation?

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 22:19
Engine knocking could be perfectly normal, or it could indicate a potentially catastrophic issue. Either way, combustion problems should never be ignored. The post Combustion Problems: How Big an...

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7 End-of-Summer Car Care Tips in Time for Fall Car Care Month

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 23:38
October is National Car Care Month, so here are 7 end-of-summer car care tips to keep you and your car safe this autumn and winter. The post 7 End-of-Summer Car Care Tips in Time for Fall Car Care...

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Know-How Notes: How to Use 3M Intake System Cleaner

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 20:13
Engines are dirty. Everything about them involves an accumulation of dirt, grit, carbon, and gunk on every component. While that can be tolerated on the outside, it does not work so well on the...

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