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October 28, 2020 6 Signs of a Bad AlternatorBecause the magnetic fields are alternating, the alternator produces alternating current (AC). But there’s a problem: The battery and the rest of the car’s electrical system use direct current (DC). That’s why the alternator contains diodes, which are like electrical one-way check valves, to convert AC current into DC current. October 06, 2020 P0070 Code: Ambient Air Temperature Sensor CircuitThe ambient air temperature sensor monitors ambient air and sends the data it has gathered to the PCM. This information is used to display outside air temperature and to modify the operation of the automatic climate control system (if needed).
November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryIncluding taxes, destination charge, and handling fees, the overall unit price of a Camry XLE Hybrid is over $40,000. It may not be much to some, but it’s within the league of the BMW 3 Series, which starts at $40,750. This goes to show how much customers are willing to December 04, 2020 2021 Cars: The Top New Models You’ll Want to Check OutWhether you’re looking for an all-electric sedan or a rugged off-road SUV, the lineup of new cars for 2021 has something for everyone. Here are the top 10 model year vehicles that you’ll want to check out—and possibly take for a test drive.
December 03, 2020 GM No Longer Fighting California’s Emissions LawsBiden, in a statement, said: “Perhaps most importantly, GM’s choice to work with the Biden-Harris administration and California to advance these goals demonstrates a promising path forward for how industry, labor, government, and environmental organizations can come together to tackle big problems and make vital progress on behalf of the August 27, 2020 Ford Gives F-150 Additional Standard Safety TechThe decision will see Ford become the first American automaker to make the technology standard equipment on light-duty trucks. However, for the trucks’ Super Duty edition, automatic emergency braking will remain optional for the base model and standard on the higher trims.
Ford will be the first American automaker to make