PCMO (Passenger Car Motor Oil) has been through a series of ongoing changes to address challenges with newer engine technologies, driven by regulations to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have been tasked with implementing hardware changes to meet these requirements. A few of these newer technologies include gasoline direct injection…

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As demands for improved fuel economy and the desire to become less dependent on foreign oil, the mandate for the auto manufactures is to produce more electrified vehicles. Electrified vehicles include the obvious battery powered electric vehicles but it also includes plug in hybrids and fuel cell vehicles. Tesla is the brand many of us…

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Repairing the Sliding Door Electric Wiring These wires must be able to move from the closed position of the door to the open position. And, these wires must be protected to prevent tangling and damage. A flexible, plastic sheath that looks something like a link chain (see Figure 1) keeps all of the wires in order and…

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