Electronics

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

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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

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

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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

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How Alternators Work 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 by yourself may be a good idea. Such a task can be performed …

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Check Engine Light Meaning

  When the check engine light comes on in your car, it can be a scary thing. That little amber light will pop on in our dash to let us know something is wrong, but it will tell us much more than that. In this article, we will explain why …

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Car Battery Maintenance Basics

First thing in the morning, you leave the house thinking about work, bills, kids, whatever. You get in your car, put the key in the ignition, turn the key, and… Nothing. Or maybe the engine turns over painfully slow, then stops all together. Or maybe it just makes a really …

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Dash Camera Pros and Cons

With today’s technology and the use of innovations in our cars, almost everyone has heard about the dash cam. They’ve become inexpensive and simple to use, but should you have one? Let’s take a closer look at some dash camera pros and cons so you can determine if one will …

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What are Self-Driving Cars?

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In just a few years, the public went from never thinking an autonomous car was possible to actively considering buying one in the future. Every automaker has joined on board to create self-driving cars for our future. Even a new company, Waymo, has been formed out of the self-driving car …

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Everything You Want to Know about Radar Detectors

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If you’ve ever driven past the police officer while he’s checking speed limits, you know the feeling of dread that overtakes you. You hold your breath while you wait to see if you’re getting a ticket. That’s why many people turn to radar detectors to determine where the police are. …

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