Recently while glancing over a few unrelated and useless topics out of boredom I came across an article describing various methods on how to test batteries and Alternators. The test which caught my attention was when testing if an Alternator is working to disconnect the battery terminal and if the car keeps running the alternator […]Read More Test Alternator by unhooking the battery NOPE, NOPE ANNND NOPE (FAIL)
The Battery management system in newer cars is a little misunderstood……… Most of the time you can get away with just swapping the battery and have no issues at all, but what happens when a simple battery install turns into a nightmare because the old Alternator isn’t working properly with the new battery you had […]Read More Do I need to register the battery in my car?
At first I was skeptical at the capabilities of a battery powered Impact. I did a bit of research and found out a few specifications and they seemed to add up pretty nicely as a tool that has the ability to enhance my capability instead of just making my tool count look sexy……. FEATURES Up […]Read More Review: 90 days with a Dewalt XR 1/2 inch Impact
For a many years I personally was against flushing any vehicles…..well….anything. On more than one occasion witnessing premature failure of transmissions and engines alike. Where is the Evidence you ask? Read the excerpts from a few Technical Service Bulletins released by various car makers that know the real deal! FLUSH the toilet not the engine. […]Read More The Big Flush! TSB’s that Say DO NOT DO FLUSHES!
The P0171 code is one of the more common codes so there is a massive amount of data on the subject, This code pops up for around 10% of all the scans I have ever done. It is directly related to the bank one o2 sensor and is a signal that the fuel mixture for […]Read More P0171 OBD2 code- System lean bank 1