What To do If my car is jerking or goes off Everytime

That time you're almost ready for that important meeting, when that club is hot, when you are almost late for that important appointment, this car has started again. The car you've spent alot of money just for servicing a while ago. You're just confused!!! Don't worry, let's check out may be we'll find some tips  here. This article covers some tips on the reasons cars go off, what follows every reason is the solution. Let's check out if you'll see something of help here. My Car goes off while in traffic This  happens when there's heavy traffic congestion, this fault is common with Toyota Engines.  The idle speed continue to drop to as low as 300rpm till the vehicles eventually goes off . But after the  traffic congestion, it'll drive normal as if nothing happens to it.  This is mostly caused by clogged (dirty) throttle body (the actuator) or blocked air filter element.  With soft rag and paint thinner, clean thoroughly the

Why your car(s) smoke black?

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