How to Use an Automotive Timing Light?

Answer On non-computer controlled ignition systems, mostly prior to 1996, occasional ignition timing is needed to keep the vehicle running properly. Ignition timing is the synchronization of the ignition ... Read More »

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How to Adjust the Engine Timing With a Timing Light?

Car engines are kept in sync through the use of a timing belt. If the belt is replaced, the belt must be timed. This ensures that all of the engine parts are turning at the proper time and in the p... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Automotive Light Switches?

Working lights are an important part of vehicle safety. Exterior lights allow you to see the road ahead and also alert drivers to your presence and intentions. Interior lights allow you to see your... Read More »

How to Install Automotive Light Sockets?

Like any bulb, automotive bulbs need to be replaced. Installing a light socket looks complicated at first, but it's not that difficult. In fact, changing a light bulb shouldn't take longer than 10 ... Read More »

Automotive Troubleshooting for the Check Engine Light?

The check engine light turns on when the on-board computer's diagnostic system detects an incorrect sensor reading in your vehicle. If the check engine light is on in a solid state, the sensors det... Read More »