Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Transmission Speed Sensor

The transmission speed sensors are used to calculate the actual gear ratio of the transmission while in use. There are generally two speed sensors that work in conjunction to provide accurate transmission data to the vehicle’s powertrain control module. The first is known as the input shaft speed (ISS) sensor. As described, this sensor is used to monitor the speed of the transmission' input shaft. The other sensor is the output shaft speed (OSS) sensor. If either of these two sensors falls out of alignment or experiences electrical issues, it impacts the operation of the entire transmission.

After registering data, the two... Read more

Posted on February 2018,26   // Author: Admin  

Is it Safe to Drive With a Leaking Gas Tank?

A leaking gas tank can be caused by a number of different things, such as rocks or sharp objects your car picks up while driving down the road. The smell of gas is one sign that you may have a leaking gas tank. A leaking gas tank may be dangerous because of the potential for a fire or explosion.

If you are worried about a leaking gas tank, here are some things to think about:

The fuel system has various parts which include the fuel tank, filters, pumps, and fuel injection lines. When one of these parts fail, the entire system fails. A leaking gas tank is one of the leading causes of a failing fuel system.

A leaki... Read more

Posted on February 2018,22   // Author: Admin  

ICYMI: Highlight of the Lagos marathon.

Kenya-conceived Frenchman Abraham Kiprotich on Saturday won the third Access Bank Lagos City Marathon as Kenyan and Ethiopian marathoners by and by commanded the opposition, trucking without end the initial three prizes.

Kenyan marathoners overwhelmed the world class division of the race winning the primary, second and third prizes in the male classification. The Ethiopians were predominant in the female class.

For the primary position of the 42km in the male classification race, Kiprotich won with a period of 2:13:04, while his comrade, Kiboss Ronny came next with the season of 2:13:26.

Victor Benjamin finished ... Read more

Posted on February 2018,15   // Author: Admin  

How to keep snakes out of your car

A year ago we published an article on the best way to keep rats out of your car and it proved popular among the readers. Snakes are cutthroat reptiles; they require outside warmth to keep warm. Snakes in the wild appreciate sunbathing on rocks under direct daylight; snakes living in human-possessed zones are pulled in to cars that are effectively warmed by the sun. Snakes utilize warmed cars to sunbathe as they do in nature. Expelling snakes from a car is perilous, particularly on the off chance that they are venomous.


Little, latent and nonvenomous snakes are effortlessly evacuated by utilizing a floor brush or ot... Read more

Posted on February 2018,13   // Author: Admin  

Lagos City Marathon 2018: LASTMA Announces Traffic Diversion

As part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free Lagos City Marathon scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced traffic diversion on the affected routes during the race.

A statement issued on Wednesday by LASTMA, the agency said that the event will kick-off at 6:00 am from the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos Mainland, and terminate at Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, thus necessitating traffic diversion.

The statement advised motorists and commercial vehicles to use alternative routes as listed below:

From Eko Bri... Read more

Posted on February 2018,01   // Author: Admin  

Volkswagen Beetle re-constructed as a Rolls-Royce by Abdul Modibbo.

Meet Abdul Modibbo, Nigerian motor technician who designed and re-constructed the regular Volkswagen Beetle giving it a Rolls-Royce look.

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Posted on January 2018,31   // Author: Admin  

How to Buy a Good Quality A/C Compressor

A/C compressors may experience external failure or internal failure. External failure happens as a result of a malfunctioning clutch or pulley, or a refrigerant leak. This is the easier type of problem to fix. Internal failure can be detected by the presence of metal bits or flakes around the compressor. This type of damage can spread throughout the entire cooling system. In the event of internal failure it’s usually cheaper to replace the whole compressor.

How to make sure you’re getting a good quality A/C compressor:

Stick with new. While this part can be rebuilt, quality is very difficult to determine and ... Read more

Posted on January 2018,30   // Author: Admin  

CarpartsNigeria Launches Mobile App


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30th 2018

CarpartsNigeria Launches Mobile App 


The story that started three years ago is disrupting the auto parts & service sector in Nigeria. CarpartsNigeria (CPN), the online auto parts search Solutions Company is making it even easier to shop for auto parts & services. At pre-launch of its NEW mobile APP, the company received a 95% approval rating from testers and developers.

Brief History of CarpartsNigeria

The story of CarpartsNig... Read more

Posted on January 2018,30   // Author: Admin  

Beyond Limits - Jessica Cox, World First Armless Pilot.

Jessica Cox was conceived without arms because of an uncommon birth deformity.

That has not prevented her from carrying on with her life minus all potential limitations. Truth be told, Ms Cox has encountered and accomplished more than a great many people do in a lifetime.

She can drive a car, fly a plane and play piano - all with her feet.

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Posted on January 2018,26   // Author: Admin  

How Often Does My Car Need a Power Steering Fluid Service?

The reason for the power steering system is to guarantee simple care of and exact heading as a vehicle is being driven. The power steering system helps controlling by managing some portion of a engine's energy towards one front wheel or the other. Utilizing a water powered framework, the power directing wheel works by utilizing a belt driven pump to give weight. This hydraulic pressure is delivered by a turning vane direct determined by the vehicle's motor.

What power steering fluid does

The power steering fluid is the hydraulic fluid that transmits the power in the power steering system. There is no distinct time allotm... Read more

Posted on January 2018,25   // Author: Admin