Check Engine Light on or blinking

Don't panic and feel the need to pull off the side of the road and call a tow truck, unless you are feeling some changes in the way your car drives it's probably something that can be resolved easily. The check engine light has been merged with the OBD and OBD 2 since the early 1980s The light...

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Transmission Repair and Service

Hear a grinding noise you may be in need of automatic transmission or manual transmission repair or service. Is your car shifting with more difficulty? When the transmission is having trouble, it’s not a good feeling. automatic transmission or manual transmission service, repairs or replacement can be costly. At Bullitt Automotive, we see worn and broken transmissions all the...

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Engine Sensors used by ECU to Control

the fuel injectors can all open at the same time -- or each one can open just before the intake valves do (this is called sequential multi-port fuel injection). If the driver makes a sudden change, the sequential system responds faster because it only has to wait only until the next intake valve opens, and not the next complete...

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Engine Knocking Making Loud Noise

Don't hesitate to come to Bullitt Automotive at the first sign of engine knocking. If you're hearing engine noises like knocking, tapping or clicking, or if your engine stalls sometimes, bring your car in and our certified technicians will figure out what's going on under the hood. Keep your engine performance and engine efficiency strong by tackling the small...

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Smart Sensors in Late Model Cars

Clusters are now used on a smaller scale for smart sensors. For instance, a typical pressure sensor has a component that sends out varying voltage, depending on the pressure placed on it. Typically, the voltage output is not constant, it can vary with the temperature, and it is a low-level voltage, which means it needs amplification.

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ECU Components in Automobiles

Before today's emission laws, you could build a car engine with no microprocessors. However, we now have stricter emissions laws, so sophisticated controlling mechanisms (ECU Components and Engine Controls) were necessary to control the air/fuel mixture in order for the catalytic converter to reduce the pollution from our exhaust. (Look at How Catalytic Converters Work for further explanation.)

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