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October 28, 2020 6 Signs of a Bad AlternatorAlternator operation depends on a phenomenon called electromagnetic induction. When the engine is running, the drive belt turns a pulley on the alternator. That pulley causes the rotor inside the alternator to spin, which, in turn, creates a magnetic field that induces an electrical current in the alternator’s stator windings. October 13, 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reliability and Common ProblemsAlthough considered more reliable than earlier generations, J.D. Power and Kelley Blue Book (KBB) rated the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s reliability as only slightly above average. It did, however, fare better in the former’s consumer surveys.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee remains a contender in its segment thanks to its superior November 10, 2020 Bad Alternator vs. Bad BatteryFirst, we need to know the difference between the alternator and the battery. The alternator is an engine-driven device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. When the engine is running, the alternator charges the battery, while also powering your car’s electrical system.
The alternator is an engine-driven device that converts August 27, 2020 How to Replace a Drive BeltMost modern cars have a single serpentine belt that wraps around all engine-driven accessories (i.e., the alternator, A/C compressor, etc.). The belt connects the accessories to the crankshaft pulley so that they can be driven off the engine.
The drive belt connects all engine-driven accessories to the crankshaft pulley , October 06, 2020 P0070 Code: Ambient Air Temperature Sensor CircuitDiagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0070 stands for “Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit.” It is logged when the powertrain control module (PCM) detects a potential issue in the ambient air temperature sensor or the sensor’s circuit.
If the information sent by the ambient air temperature sensor varies significantly from the input November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryOne example is the Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid, which was awarded the Top Safety Pick+ by the agency. This trim of the Camry has a starting price of $33,715 for the base model and goes up to $39,185 when equipped with features that received a nod from IIHS such as