Electronics

How To Use The Cruise Control System 

Cruise control switch

You’ve likely noticed a cruise control button in your car before, but do you know what it does and how to use it? Many drivers don’t use this function because they simply don’t understand it. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing because you should never use something you’re not familiar …

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Car Bluetooth Not Working & How To Fix It

Car Bluetooth Not Working

Have you ever had a situation where the Bluetooth feature in your car stopped working for no clear reason? When that happens, you can’t pair up your smartphone with the car’s stereo system and use the features that come with it. This can be quite frustrating, especially if your daily …

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Adaptive Cruise Control: What is it and How Does it Work

Adaptive Cruise Control

You’re likely familiar with cruise control systems, but have you ever heard of adaptive cruise control? This is another automated safety feature that makes driving easier and safer. It’s an interesting feature for anyone using cruise control regularly and those enjoying long road trips. In this article, we will outline …

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How to Easily Connect a Car Bluetooth

Have you ever wondered what is Bluetooth connectivity that many new cars have, and how does this piece of technology work? This cool feature lets you connect your smartphone to your car and integrate them straight into the infotainment system. It is simple to use, as it doesn’t need any …

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Charging System Warning Light Explained

Is your charging system warning light on in your car? Any vehicle maintenance lights can be worrisome, especially when you don’t know what they are for. It’s important to pay attention to any lights coming up in your dashboard so that your car can continue to run without issue. We’ll …

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What Does a Check Engine Light (CEL) Mean?

A check engine light illuminating unexpectedly can quickly ruin a nice drive. Often, the car seems to run fine, but drivers should still be concerned. Fortunately, it is very easy to find out why a check engine light has illuminated. Many companies make scanners for identifying codes stored by a …

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How Does A Heads-Up Display (HUD) Work?

Every new car model that comes out today seems to have either bigger displays inside, or more of them altogether. The reason is simple – people become increasingly more dependent on their apps and services. On top of that, these screens can be used to display essential driving information. Things …

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How to Use a Multimeter on a Car

How to Use a Multimeter on a Car

When it comes to troubleshooting problems with your car, electrical issues are often the trickiest to solve. When a mechanical aspect of your car isn’t working properly, there is usually a direct and obvious reason why. To identify an electrical issue, you’ll need to use a multimeter to see whether …

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How to Read Car Wiring Diagrams for Beginners

electrical wiring diagram

Electrical problems are every car owner’s worst nightmares. So many wires and complicated components to inspect. Luckily for you, automotive wiring diagrams are there to help you speed up the whole process. Obviously, you’ll need to understand the different codes and symbols in order for diagrams to be really helpful. …

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How To Correctly Test An Alternator

A faulty alternator is a common cause of engine problems and often require expensive work to be done by a certified mechanic. If you’re looking to save on your alternator repairs, troubleshooting the problem yourself may be a good idea. Such a task can be performed by almost everyone once …

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