You Actually Have Two Different Types Of Oxygen Sensors On Your Vehicle

Posted on: 8 January 2015

When most mechanics talk about the oxygen sensors on your vehicle, they make it sound like all of the oxygen sensors on your vehicle do the same job. However, most modern vehicles actually have two different types of oxygen sensors, upstream sensors and downstream sensors. The Main Job Of Your Oxygen Sensors The primary job of the oxygen sensors on your vehicle is to send information to the emission control system.
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8 Winter Driving Tips For Truckers

Posted on: 6 January 2015

The winter months can be harsh for truckers on the road. Icy conditions across parts of the country can make each trip an adventures. Before and during travel, it is important that you stay ahead of potential problems that could impact your ability to finish your route. Here are eight tips for winter driving in a truck. Monitor the weather. Before starting your trek, it is important that you look at the predicted weather along your route.
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Four Things That Should Be Found In Every Pickup Truck Toolbox

Posted on: 30 December 2014

That toolbox that you have situated on the back of your pickup is more than just a good place for storage. In the right situation, the items you have in your pickup's toolbox could be an all out lifesaver. Beyond just the average set of ratchets and screwdrivers, your tool box has room for a few very important items. Here are four things that should be found in your toolbox before you set out on the road.
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Cleaning Your Oxygen Sensor Can Extend Its Life

Posted on: 23 December 2014

If your dreaded check engine light recently came on, there is a good chance your oxygen sensor set it off. You can have auto repair shops run a diagnostic to determine if your oxygen sensor is causing your check engine light to go off. Instead of replacing your oxygen sensor, you can clean it and extend its life. Your Oxygen Sensor Keeps Everything In Balance Your oxygen sensors are located near your exhaust pipe.
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