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Nobody wants their car to suddenly stop working.

When driving a car, we expect it to get us from point A to point B without any issues.

The throttle/accelerator pedal position sensor detects the position of the accelerator pedal.

What happens when you turn down things in your vehicle such as the air conditioner? It slows down in a controlled manner.

The throttle body is an important part of your vehicle and should be monitored regularly.

The engine’s performance is largely based on temperature measurements performed by the engine control module (ECM), also known as the vehicle’s computer.

The idle control valve, also commonly referred to as the idle air control valve, is an engine management component that is found in one form or another on the majority of road going vehicles.

The cylinder head temperature sensor is an electronic engine management sensor found on many modern vehicles today.

The crankshaft position sensor is an engine management component found on virtually all modern vehicles with internal combustion engines.

You don’t want to, but if you're a car owner it's inevitable that at some point you will experience car troubles.

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, at least one man has reported that his 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan stalled unexpectedly on the highway shortly after being refueled. The unidentified man who contacted NHTSA regarding the issue cited as many as eight similar instances reported by other drivers.

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After receiving a dozen complaints about stalling Jeep Patriots, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided to launch a formal investigation. The probe will look at about 112,000 Patriots from the 2011 and 2012 model years.

When it rains, it pours. With recalls on the books for Toyota floor mats and corrosion problems, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is now investigating reports that Toyota's Corolla and Matrix vehicles may have engines susceptible to stalling. Owners of the 2006 model year Corolla and Matrix vehicles with the questioned 1ZZ-FE engines have described stalling in intersections and on highways, putting drivers at a safety risk while they attempt to restart the engine. There

While the recent success of the Wrangler Unlimited bodes well for Jeep and its continued domination of all things off-road, NHTSA is in the midst of investigating a series of complaints claiming that the iconic Jeep is stalling at highway speeds, and in some cases, losing electrical power.

OK, what happened here? Suddenly the Japanese automakers are leading practically every category in the world of automotive statistics, even the bad ones. Long considered to be superior to American and European vehicles in terms of reliability and durability, lately we are more likely to find them filling the headlines with more dubious announcements, like recalls. Joining Mazda, Toyota and Nissan, Honda Motor just announced a very large recall. It will recall about 270,000 mostly Japanese market