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If your air conditioning (AC) has been less than helpful this summer, it may be the expansion valve (also known as an orifice tube).

You car may display a Check Engine Light, it may not be running correctly, or it may not pass your local emissions test.

Today's modern cars, trucks, and SUVs have become highly efficient operating machines.

To the running engine, the lubrication system is much like the heart and blood of the entire operation.

Commonly called an idle air control (IAC) valve or idle speed control (ISC) valve, this device is used on many cable-operated throttle bodies to regulate the engine idle speed.

t require much tightening but just needs to be snug tight.

There are many different valves used in the conversion from drum brakes to disc brakes and in brake systems in general.

The speed of an engine’s RPMs while at a stop is called idle or idle speed.

A combination valve provides everything you need to balance your brake system in one compact unit.

A valve cover leak can occur well before you ever know it is there.

The Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve hose is a hose running from the valve cover on the engine to either the intake air box or the intake manifold.

Power steering makes maneuvering a vehicle much easier, more efficient and safer for all drivers.

The positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve is incorporated into current production engines to aid in improving emissions.

The thermostat is a valve that controls the flow of coolant in the cooling system of the vehicle.

The air injection system is used to reduce hydrocarbon and carbon monoxide emissions.

Without a doubt, the best way to maintain your car is to follow the manufacturer's suggested service schedule, but some people opt not to for various reasons, cost often being one of them– the scheduled maintenance services can certainly be expensive.

The term “valve adjustment” is an oxymoron.

The EGR valve is the heart of the emissions system on an engine.

The braking system on your car requires a lot of pressure.

The engine in your car can only run when the right number of controlled explosions are performed.

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