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Why your car(s) smoke black?

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If your car(s) have this  problem of black smoke and you buy fuel more than usual, then there is something wrong with it. Incomplete combustion, in other words, fuel delivered to the combustion chamber, being more than oxygen supply and not burnt completely will cause black smoke of an  engine, prompting check engine light to illuminate and a rotten egg smell is also perceived. This error is caused by a lambda (oxygen) sensor. Although many variables may contribute, the discussion is on lambda sensor. What is the work of a lambda sensor? Lambda sensor serves as the nose of a PCM (power control Module), it tells the system's computer how much oxygen is available, by sniffing, then the pcm will now determine the air/fuel ratio to use for a stoichiometric combustion.   If the sensor sniffs more oxygen, it will send signal to pcm  and equivalent fuel will be supplied to ensure a complete burning. What does complete burning mean in an engine? A complete burning or combu

Why your Car's Engine Failed To Rev Above 3000 RPM

Most of the new model vehicles now are equipped with many accessories, aimed at improving the fuel economy and  reducing emissions. By the time these parts/accessories begin having faults due to aging or accumulation of dirts, the vehicle will start to malfunction.  There are many reasons for a problem of accelerations for different vehicles, but few cases are discussed below. If your car's engine not rev more than 3000rpm when you pressed throttle pedal down totally, you're advised to check the following parts in your car's engine. Catalist A  catalytic  converter is a  car  component that works to reduce  vehicle  emissions and pollution. It is a metal canister installed in the exhaust system. It is filled with a chemical  catalyst , usually a platinum and palladium mixture, and helps to convert the  vehicle's  emissions into non-harmful gasses Its blockage will cause the engine hard breathing and consequently hard revving to more than 3000rpm.  Test

What to do if your engine overheats

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Tips on What To Do When Your Engine Overheats We hunted down car cooling system designers to find out what happens when cars overheat (it's not pretty) and what you can do to help prevent a breakdown Most cars are equipped with warning lights and a pressure relief valve, so if your engine starts to overheat, you'll probably get advance warning before it damages the engine. But don't keep driving. Important steps to follow when the warning light flashes are: 1. Pull over. 2. Turn off your engine. 3. Call for help. Be a smart car fault finder. What you need is your SMARTPHONE A BLUETOOTH CONNECTION OBDII SCANNER  Even a child of 8 years can follow an easy to use guide. Get your own from Amazon store Now That's it — stop there. Don't even think about touching the radiator cap while you're waiting for a tow truck. The cooling system is highly pressurized. Just loosening the cap a little can set off a geyser of hot coolant. Also,