Meet Ada Mike, Lady Who Assembles Napep Parts From Scratch

The popular saying 'what a man can do, a woman can do better' appears to have been confirmed by this hardworking and determined Nigerian lady, Ada Mike‎, is the rave of the moment after sharing photos of her doing what she knows how to do best.

The female mechanic who is from Anambra state - assembles tricycles popularly known as 'Keke Napep' after the imported parts arrive Nigeria.

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Posted on January 2018,17   // Author: Admin  

How Long Can I Leave the AC on While My Engine Is Not Running?

You've stopped your car, and are sitting inside pausing. Possibly you're right on time for work and would prefer not to head into the workplace at this time. Perhaps you're sitting tight for your life partner to complete shopping from the store. You would prefer not to squander gas, so you kill the motor, however it's warm, so you leave the blower running. You know this pulls current from the battery, yet exactly to what extent would you be able to leave the air conditioner on while your motor isn't running?

All things considered, this is a trap question. You can't run the air conditioner without the motor running. The aeration ... Read more

Posted on January 2018,11   // Author: Admin  

How Long Does an Air Filter Last?

Every internal combustion engine needs air in order to work. Without it, fuel does not burn and provide the force needed to deliver power to the engine. Additionally, the air has to be clean. Otherwise, dust and debris will foul the engine, reducing performance, wearing down metal components, and shortening the life of your car. When the engine fails to get enough air, more strain is placed upon it.

This is where your car’s air filter comes in. From the time you start your car until the moment you turn it off, your air filter is always working. It delivers the correct amount of air to the engine, and traps the dirt that ca... Read more

Posted on January 2018,02   // Author: Admin  

How Long Can I Leave the AC on While My Engine Is Not Running?

You’ve parked your car, and are sitting inside waiting. Maybe you’re early for work and don’t want to head into the office just yet. Maybe you’re waiting for your spouse to get done in the convenience store. You don’t want to waste gas, so you turn off the engine, but it’s warm, so you leave the blower running. You know this pulls current from the battery, but just how long can you leave the AC on while your engine isn’t running?

Actually, this is a trick question. You cannot run the AC without the engine running. The air conditioner compressor and clutch are operated by the serpentine b... Read more

Posted on December 2017,29   // Author: Admin  

Ayade, Duke on Socrpion-Like Bike Lead 250 Bikers’ In Calabar Carnival

Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade caused a scene at the 2017 Calabar Bikers Parade with his a la mode rides.

Ayade who took an interest in the Bikers Jubilee parade, featured the occasion with his Red Scorpio Trike Bicycle subsequent to astonishing the group with his smooth Vintage convertible ride. No less than 250 bikers from Togo, Morocco, Lagos, Enugu and different conditions of the league took an interest in the bikers festival appear on Wednesday, December 27, in Calabar.

The occasion which saw a huge group line up by the street sides of all the real courses was a huge achievement.

The 2017 bikers in... Read more

Posted on December 2017,28   // Author: Admin  

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Blower Motor Relay

The blower motor relay is the electrical switch that is used to supply the power for the vehicle’s blower motor. The blower motor is the component responsible for pushing air through the vents of your vehicle’s heating and air conditioning systems. Without it, the AC system will not be able to circulate any heated or cooled air. The blower motor relay controls the current used to power the blower motor, and is subject to the constant on and off switching.

1. Blower motor does not function
One of the first symptoms of a problem with the blower motor relay is a blower motor that does not function at all. As the re... Read more

Posted on December 2017,26   // Author: Admin  

How Long Should a Car Battery Last?

The life of your car battery depends on how long it can hold its charge, and be recharged. Once it can’t be recharged, it’s dead. There are a number of factors that can affect your car battery, including humidity, temperature, and other environmental factors.

We should accept culminate conditions. No high temperatures, no intemperate dampness, no nothing else. Under these conditions, you can most likely expect your car battery life to be around six years. In the event that you need to normal it out, however, you can expect your car battery life to be somewhere close to two and five years. Warm atmospheres tend to bui... Read more

Posted on December 2017,21   // Author: Admin  

Where Is the O2 Sensor Located?

Oxygen sensors O2 sensors will always be located in the exhaust system. Their function is to sense how much oxygen remains in the exhaust that is flowing out of the engine, and report that information to the vehicle’s engine control computer.

A couple helpful tips to assist in locating O2 sensors:

Vehicles built after 1996 will have at least two O2 sensors
4 cylinder engines will have two oxygen sensors
V-6 and V-8 engines will usually have 3 or 4 oxygen sensors
The sensors will have 1-4 wires on them
The front sensor(s) will be located under the hood, on the exhaust, very close to the engineRead more

Posted on December 2017,20   // Author: Admin  

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing AC Pressure Switch

The AC pressure switch is a safety switch that is mounted on both the high and low sides of the air conditioning system. It monitors the pressure of the refrigerant on its respective side of the system. There is a high side pressure switch, and low side pressure switch, and they both serve to monitor the system for pressure faults that can damage the compressor.

When the pressure is too low, the compressor risks damage due to running with low oil. When it is too high, the compressor is at risk of overheating and becoming damaged. Depending on which side of the system the sensor is mounted in, when the pressure rises too high or ... Read more

Posted on December 2017,19   // Author: Admin  

How to tell if your brakes need replacement

You might have to replace your brakes if after disengaging your parking brake you notice the brakes feel spongy when applied. If the brakes continue to feel spongy, you should get the fluid checked to make sure it is still in good shape or that there is no air in the brake lines.

The brake pads could have also have been damaged, through the excessive heats involved, to the point where they need replacing. A sure sign of this is if you notice a pulsating or bouncing in the brake pedal when pressing it down. If this is the case, have the brake pads replaced to fix the problem.

Brakes wear normally over their lifespan, need... Read more

Posted on December 2017,13   // Author: Admin