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I reviewed answers and i don't think they were enough, its a matter of heat exchange more than heating up freezing blade of throttle valve , how it done? I will tell you , now think as physics conception , coolant temperature is always stabilized at 80 to 110 Celsius , so when weather is cold it heats up the room around throttle body actuator but when car ...


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I would call them particles , not shaving since they are so small. They are steel being magnetic , so not from plain bearings and unlikely to be from rolling element bearings ( steel). Not much info to speculate from, but it doesn't sound like there is necessarily a problem. As answered , a Blackstone analysis of the used oil would give more clue if there is ...


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My rep isn't high enough to just leave this as a comment so I hope this answers your question. There are a lot of reasons you could have shavings in your oil all the way from impending catastrophic engine failure to the mundane friction based issue as you mentioned. There are times where shavings may even be expected, such as engine break in https://www....


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You can think of a torque converter as a essentially straight shaft under most circumstances meaning that it holds both sides at the same speed. It's only when the car is moving slowly or stopped that the converter "decouples" input from output to prevent the engine from stalling and to allow a smoother start and stop. Most torque converters today are "...


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