Anti-Lock Brakes ABS
Automotive Basics

Understanding Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)

An anti-lock braking system (ABS) is a system that prevents the wheels from locking while you are braking. It is a very safe and effective system and the purpose of this is twofold: it allows the driver to maintain steering control under heavy braking and, in most situations, it shortens the braking distance. [More…]
Manual Clutch Set
Automotive Basics

Understanding Manual Clutches

Clutches are a mechanism for transmitting rotation, which can be engaged and disengaged. When we talk about a clutch in everyday life, we mostly referring to a sub-component of a motor vehicle engine’s transmission that is designed to allow us to change gears when we drive. [More…]
understanding spark plugs
Automotive Basics

Understanding Spark Plugs

A spark plug is a device that delivers electric current from the ignition system in the combustion chamber to ignite the compressed air/fuel mixture with a spark. Spark plugs a metal threaded shell, electrically isolated from a central electrode by a porcelain insulator. [More…]