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Electrical device which, when energised by a small electrical current, safely switches a larger electrical current.
The point at which air enters the intake tract of a motor vehicle or stationary engine
A drivetrain type that includes both a petroleum fueled engine and electric drive motors.
A shaft in an ICE that actuates components that open valves into the combustion chamber to allow the flow of necessary gasses in order for a combustion process to function.
The Ford Ranger is a nameplate that has been used on three distinct model lines of vehicles. Originally, the name was used by the short-lived Edsel Ranger car, then it later a version of the Ford F-Se…
The Ford Escape is a compact crossover vehicle sold by Ford since 2000 over three generations.
for questions regarding issues with the inside of a vehicle. ALso include a make and model tag.
The part of the vehicle which surrounds and encapsulates the drive train and occupants. Is usually made out of metal, such as steel or aluminum, but can be made of fiberglass or even plastic. Can be r…
Use for questions where smell is a defining feature – e.g., in cases where a distinctive smell helps to diagnose a problem, or where you want to ask about a smell as the primary issue.
Questions and discussions about a throttle. The throttle is a valve that controls the amount of air that is allowed to pass into a gasoline engine (diesel engines do not have a throttle in this sense)…
Luxury division of the Honda Motor Corporation. Available since 1986 in the US & Canada.
An instrument for producing a current of air
A transparent protective shield made of glass and polymers that is mounted in front of the driver on a motor vehicle
A component of the ignition system that, by induction, creates the high voltage required by the spark plugs.
The act of starting a vehicle in which the internal combustion engine that is at or near the same temperature of it's environment.
A motor vehicle service is a set of maintenance procedures carried out either at set time intervals or after the vehicle has travelled a certain distance since it's last service.
The Malibu is an American automobile manufactured by Chevrolet from 1964 to 1983 and since 1997.
The luxury vehicle division of Toyota.
To be used when there is sidewall damage on the tire, to ask advice about the damage. Should be used together with the tire tag.
Predominantly a gasoline powered, bladed machine used in the process of cutting grass.
Fluid used in the brake system to transfer pedal pressure to the caliper to stop or slow a vehicle. Commonly used types of brake fluid include DOT 3, DOT 4, DOT 5, and DOT 5.1. A higher "DOT" number i…
An electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more electric motors for propulsion.
The group of components in a motor vehicle that generate power and deliver it to the road surface. These components can include the engine, transmission or transaxle, transfer case (if so equipped), d…
About recommend scheduled maintenance, e.g. oil change.
The process of pulling a wheeled load with a vehicle. Can refer to trailers or broken vehicles.
Any light that illuminates when a problem is sensed by a vehicle onboard system.
Device used to recharge a drained or dead battery.
Malleable material used to seal two harder pieces of material. Can be made of (but not limited to) rubber, cork, paper, soft metal, or sandwiched layers of metal. Can also be found as a liquid which s…
A device that meters the proper amount of fuel into an engine cylinder. It is controller by the engine control computer.
The lights at the back of a car used to signal when a vehicle is braking or turning.
CAN (Controller Area Network) bus (internal vehicle communications network) is a message-based protocol, designed originally for automotive applications, but can now be found in aerospace and maritime…
Mercury was an American-market division that was marketed and sold by automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Company. Marketed primarily as an entry-level premium brand, Mercury was created in 1938 to fil…
The Ram pickup (formerly the Dodge Ram pickup) is a full-size pickup truck manufactured by FCA US LLC (formerly Chrysler Group LLC). As of 2010, it has been sold under the Ram Trucks brand. Previously…
The pump or pumps in a vehicle fuel system that move fuel from the tank to the engine and that may also provide fuel pressure in gasoline engines. This pump may also be called the lift pump to disting…