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How to Read ABS Antilock Brake Codes

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If you have noticed that the ABS warning lamp is on, it probably means there is trouble with the system. If a self-diagnosed problem does not cause the ABS light, circumstances may trigger an incorrect code with the component. When this happens, you will still need to figure out the real cause of the ABS warning lamp illumination. Depending on the application, you might encounter difficulties when you try to pull codes from the ABS. For instance, you will not …

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Reasons to Perform Brake Drum Replacement

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Why is brake drum replacement crucial? Well, there are so many different parts of the vehicle that contribute to the perfection or smooth operation of the ride, and brake drum is no different. Even the smallest parts have important role in the running and safety of the vehicle, which means that replacement shouldn’t be considered lightly either. But before we dwell further about the replacement, you need to know the details of the brake drum and its overall function. Understanding …

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Car Shakes When Braking

Car Shakes When Braking Featured

Drivers usually have a pretty good idea about the condition of their cars based on how it performs while being driven. As a vehicle owner and driver, you will be able to notice when your car starts to perform differently than normal. One of the most common car issues that can be noticed straight away is when the car shakes while being driven. A few reasons can be behind the shaking, but usually it involves the condition of the braking …

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Tire Inflation

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Dangers and Cost Impact While it may seem simple, tire pressure is a very important aspect of your vehicle. Tire pressures that are too low will reduce your brake efficiency and make it harder to steer and handle the wheel. Not paying attention to your tire pressure can also be dangerous when you need to stop suddenly or when you have to quickly maneuver your vehicle in some situations. Low tire pressures will also create more heat on the tires …

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Causes of Tire Vibrations

Causes Of Tire Vibrations Featured

When you first mount a new set of wheels on your vehicles, then you will need to do some balancing on them. This process will also need to be done for old tires that have been previously dismounted from the vehicle. The objective of balancing your tires is to give you a smoother ride when you’re driving your vehicle. This is due to the balance of rotational forces, which is the result of your tires spinning at high speed. Balancing …

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