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Auto maintenance
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Service (motor vehicle)
A motor vehicle service is a series of maintenance procedures carried out at a set time interval or after the vehicle has travelled a certain distance. The service intervals are specified by the vehic...
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Tune-up
A tune-up (also known as a major service) is regular maintenance performed on an automobile, or more generally, any internal combustion engine. Most automobile manufacturers recommend a tune-up be per...
Timing belt
A timing belt is a non-slipping mechanical drive belt and the term may refer to either:
Tire rotation
Tire rotation is the practice of moving the wheels and tires of an automobile from one position to another, to ensure even tire wear. Even tire wear is desirable to extend the useful life of a set of ...
Wheel alignment
Wheel alignment, sometimes referred to as breaking or tracking, is part of standard automobile maintenance that consists of adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the car maker's s...
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Auto detailing
Auto detailing (British English: Car valeting), is the performance of thorough cleaning, restoration, and finishing of an automobile, both inside and out, to produce a show-quality level of detail.
Automotive restoration
Automobile restoration is the process of repairing the degraded aspect of an automobile to return it to an overall "authentic" condition. Restorations should be historically accurate as a representat...
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Service Labor Time Standards
Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) are used by automotive manufacturers to determine the time required to repair a particular malfunctioning part on one of their automobiles.The SLTS is the benchmark...
Engine crane
An engine crane is a common repair tool used in vehicle repair shops to remove or install gasoline or diesel engines in small and crowded vehicle engine compartments. It uses a heavy cantilevered supp...
Fuel starvation
Fuel starvation and fuel exhaustion (sometimes referred to as fuel depletion) are problems that can affect internal combustion engines fuelled by either diesel, kerosene, petroleum or any other combus...
Auto mechanic
An auto mechanic (or car mechanic in British English and motor mechanic in Australian English) is a mechanic with a variety of automobile makes or either in a specific area or in a specific make of ...
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Paintless dent repair
Paintless Dent Repair (PDR), also known as "Paintless Dent Removal", describes a method of removing minor dents from the body of a motor vehicle. A wide range of damage can be repaired using PDR as lo...
Paintless dent repair - Wikipedia
Oil sludge
Oil sludge or black sludge is a solid or gel in motor oil caused by the oil gelling or solidifying, usually at temperatures lower than 100 degrees Celsius.Oil sludge can be a major contributor to inte...
Engine cart
An engine cart is an engine support on rollers used at an engine test stand.For example, the combustion engine is mounted on this mobile support for holding the engine in an accurate position during t...
Reproduction auto part
A reproduction part, or repro, is a part that has been independently manufactured to meet original equipment manufacturer's (OEM) specifications by a third party manufacturer. This is usually done to...
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Ultrahydrophobicity
Superhydrophobic surfaces are highly hydrophobic, i.e., extremely difficult to wet. The contact angles of a water droplet exceeds 150° and the roll-off angle/contact angle hysteresis is less than 10°....
Ultrahydrophobicity - Wikipedia
Rain-X
Rain-X is a line of consumer automotive and surface care products produced by SOPUS Products (formerly Quaker State), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell. Industrial Rain-X products were produced by Eco...
Rain-X - Wikipedia
Break-in (mechanical run-in)
Break-in or breaking in, also known as run-in or running in, is the procedure of conditioning a new piece of equipment by giving it an initial period of running, usually under light load, but sometime...
Kal Tire
Kal Tire is a wholly owned Canadian company based in Vernon, British Columbia, where it was originally founded in 1953 by Thomas J. Foord OBC and Jim Lochhead. Its business comprises retail tire sale...
Kal Tire - Wikipedia
Car ramp
A car ramp provides a simple method of raising a vehicle from the ground in order to access the underside of the vehicle.
Car ramp - Wikipedia
Grease gun (tool)
A grease gun is a common workshop and garage tool used for lubrication. The purpose of the grease gun is to apply lubricant through an aperture to a specific point, usually on a grease fitting or 'nip...
Grease gun (tool) - Wikipedia
Testing and performance of IC engines
With a growing demand for transportation IC engines have gained lot of importance in automobile industry. It is therefore necessary to produce efficient and economical engines. While developing an I...
Testing and performance of IC engines - Wikipedia
Wheel washing system
A wheel washing system is a device for cleaning the tires of trucks when they are leaving a site, to control and eliminate the pollution of public roads. The installation can be made in or above the g...
Wheel washing system - Wikipedia
Back-fire
A back-fire or backfire is an explosion produced by a running internal combustion engine that occurs in the induction system rather than inside the combustion chamber. Unburned fuel or hydrocarbons ig...
Back-fire - Wikipedia