Automobile maintenance
Auto maintenance describes the act of inspecting or testing the condition of car subsystems (e.g., engine) and servicing or replacing parts and fluids.Regular maintenance is critical to ensure the saf...
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Auto maintenance
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Filling station
A filling station is a facility which sells fuel and usually lubricants for motor vehicles. The most common fuels sold today are gasoline (gasoline or gas in the U.S. and Canada, typically petrol else...
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HCNG dispenser
A HCNG dispenser is a type of fuel dispenser at a filling station that is used to pump HCNG into vehicles.
A HCNG dispenser is in general combined with a CNG dispenser for natural gas vehicles as ...
Automotive Technician Accreditation
The Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) is a trade qualification for all facets of automotive repair in the UK. It is a voluntary scheme (not legally binding) similar to that for electricians ru...
Automotive Technician Accreditation - Wikipedia
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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Number matching
Number matching or matching numbers is a term often used in the collector car industry to describe cars with original major components, or major components that match one another.Many times these majo...
Clymer repair manual
Clymer repair manuals are vehicle repair manuals that often focus on powersport vehicles such as motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, personal water craft and snowmobiles. Clymer also has several books ...
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 ...
Chilton Company
Chilton Company (AKA Chilton Printing Co., Chilton Publishing Co., Chilton Book Co. and Chilton Research Services) is a former publishing company, most famous for its trade magazines, and automotive m...
Uno-X
Uno-X is a chain of unmanned fuel stations throughout Norway and Denmark. It is operated as the low-cost section of YX Energi. The chain was originally created as a low cost chain in Denmark in the la...
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Fuel card
A fuel card or fleet card is used as a payment card most commonly for gasoline, diesel, and other fuels at gas stations. Fleet cards can also be used to pay for vehicle maintenance and expenses at t...
MTBE controversy
Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) is a gasoline additive used as an oxygenate and to raise the octane number. Its use has declined in the United States in response to environmental and health concerns. I...
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Roadside assistance
Roadside assistance and breakdown coverage are services that assist motorists, or bicyclists, whose vehicles have suffered a mechanical failure that leaves the operator stranded.
Early motorists w...
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Auto electrician
An auto electrician is a tradesman specializing in electrical wiring of motor vehicles. Auto electricians may be employed in the installation of new electrical components or the maintenance and repai...
Supercheap Auto
Supercheap Auto is an Australian-based automotive retailer. Over the past 15 years, Supercheap Auto has experienced more than 25% compound annual revenue growth. The managing director is Peter Birtles...
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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...
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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...
Cutting compound
Cutting compound consists of an abrasive suspended in a paste. Like most abrasives, it comes in various grit sizes dependent upon how much matter is to be removed. It is used on automotive paintwork...
Engine stand
An engine stand is a tool commonly used to repair large heavy gasoline or diesel engines. It uses a heavy cantilevered support structure to hold the engine in midair so that the mechanic has access to...
Pay at the pump
Pay at the pump is a system used at some filling stations where customers can pay for their fuel by inserting a credit or debit card or fuel card into a slot on the pump, bypassing the requirement to ...
Pay at the pump - Wikipedia
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