Diagnostics Archives - Import Car
How Capacitors Protect Ignition Circuits

A capacitor is a two-terminal electrical device that stores and releases energy as an electric charge.

Mercedes-Benz Fuel Pumps

Mercedes-Benz has long been a pioneer of GDI.

Mercedes 4MATIC Diagnostics

The Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC all-wheel drive (AWD) systems have been around for a while now.

Exhaust Gas Recirculation Operation and Diagnosis

Since exhaust gas does not burn, this lowers the combustion temperatures and reduces NOx emissions from the engine.

Timing BMW VANOS N53 And N54 

To service them, you will need the appropriate toolset to lock the crank and camshaft.

Don’t Miss The April Digital Edition of ShopOwner

The April issue includes technical and management content and is free to download.

A/C Condenser Clogs

When a compressor fails, the question for most technicians is whether to flush the condenser or replace it.

VW/Audi PCV Service

The PCV valve regulates the flow of gases from the crankcase.

Mercedes EQS Service Opportunities

EQ is the EV brand for Mercedes. It is the equivalent of Audi’s Etron.

Toyota Regenerative Braking System

The brake system of a hybrid may have multiple components to perform regenerative braking and pedal simulation.

Carbon Deposits and Direct Injection Engines

The primary cause of these problems is that fuel and added detergents are not hitting the back of the intake valves.

Mercedes-Benz ABC Suspensions

The system provides great ride & handling, but it can be complicated to service if you do not have the right training.