Honda Accord EGR Testing With HDS With Parasitic Battery Tests and Generator AC Ripple

A rough running 2006 Honda Accord hard to start didn’t mean the battery or starter had a defect; rather, the engine speed took a short while to climb to normal.

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Circuit Savvy Part One

Circuit Savvy Part One

It doesn’t have to be that way. This article begins a series of articles on electrical circuit analysis that will help you understand the operating principles of electric circuits. It will help you troubleshoot tough electrical problems and give you the “circuit savvy” to attack difficult electrical problems with confidence. Please log in below to […]

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Airbags – More Hot Air?

Airbags – More Hot Air?

It’s been five years since we brought you a feature length article on airbags (October 1993 Import Service). Five years ago, airbag-equipped vehicles made up just 10 percent of the U.S. vehicle fleet. According to National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics, airbag-equipped vehicles on the road today represent approximately 41 percent of all cars […]

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Pumped Up

Pumped Up

When Bob Dylan sang “The times they are a-changing,” he probably wasn’t referring to changes in the automotive repair industry. But as we know, there are very few things that change as rapidly as electronic fuel control systems and emissions components. Keeping up with new model year changes is hard enough, not to mention the […]

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Motronic 4.3 – 4.4

Motronic 4.3 – 4.4

Motronic 1.8 was followed by Motronic 4.3-4, which added the ability to perform OBD-II systems fault monitoring. While the Motronic control unit on all of these systems controls ignition timing, it also ensures that the ignition coil is optimally charged, regardless of engine speed. The two knock sensors on the Volvo’s five cylinder engine, along […]

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