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Why the Car is Idling Rough & 10 Tips to Solve Rough Idle Causes-Part I

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What message is your car trying to tell you via shaking?Car shaking is a signal to show something wrong with vehicle. There are 3 types of car shaking. 1. The car starts shaking.2. The car is shaking during driving. 3. The car is shaking while idling.Different circumtances has different causes.Today, we're going to discuss the idle rough first.If you're encountering your car starts shaking or drives shaking, stay tune, we'll discuss these 2 circumstances soon!What's Idling?So called idling, is you turn on the engine and let engine run without pedaling.Normally it will maintain a 1,000 rpm low speed and with...

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Notorious 0AM 0am927769d Transmission Rises Up with Anti-theft & Immobilizer Function

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Pain in 0AM & 01J Transmission Control Unit0AM Transmisson & 01J Mechatronics, TCM /TCU transmissions control module, like dsg 7 dq200, dsg 200, 0am927769d, are famous for their high maintenance frequency. For the second hand car owners, it is even worse headache as it is totally impossible for them to retrieve the code from Original Unit. Only till their TCM is out of function, they realize that they need that code accredited from Original one. Quite a few transmission repair workshops now can offer service to swap the TCM program for car owners.   DQ200 0AM 7-Speed DSG Mechatronic (ValveBody&TCU)...

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Nissan Primera P12 Timing Chain Replacement Cost?!

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Timing Chain REPLACEMENT COST? Nissan Primera P12 which was introduced to the UK market in year 2001, shared the same chassis system with Renault Laguna. Engine system includes QR20DE- 147hp, QR25DD- 170hp, QG18DE- 118hp, SR20VE- 200hp, QG16DE- 109hp, and YD22DDTi- 139hp. Both sedan and wagon models were available in the market from 2001 to 2007. So what's the most common engine maintenance problem for the owners of this popular big boy? Well, it's turbocharger on 2.2 cdi sometimes has whistling sound when driving.  It's timing chain sometimes has loose and snap problem, luckily snap problem is occasional case. You may consider...

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What Cause a Falling Variable Valve Timing VVT Solenoid & How to Fix Bad Oil Control Valve? 

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Do you still remember story about I spent thousands dollars just because I didn't check out my Honda Accord Linear Solenoid in transmission? WHAT HAPPENED TO MY HONDA ACCORD LINEAR SOLENOID ? Today, we'll take about oil controller, which has solenoid alike function in engine timing system. OCV, the oil control valve seated in timing system, normally partnered with VVT sprocket. It is in charge of controlling the oil flow entering into VVT gears. The best benefit of control valve valve is providing an efficient fuel consumption.  Also it can reduce gas emissions and engine performance will be improved. 3...

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The timing to change your engine mount!

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  What is the Motor Mounts? When you are driving your car and had been hearing noises under the hood for some time, especially upon acceleration. I think it’s time to check your engine mount, normally, each car have 3 ~ 4 engine mounts, every engine mount looks very different and have different functions! So what is a motor mount and what is its purpose? Motor mounts hold the engine in its proper position, especially during stops, starts, turns, and over rocky, bumpy terrain. The rubber insulator also reduces vibration and noise, cushioning the engine in the compartment. If one...

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