When to Choose (and How to Use) an Electrical Parts Cleaner, Electronics Cleaner and Di-Electric Grease
by Mark Salem, Automotive Master Technician for CRC Industries
Use an iPhone® or iPad® and looking for a Bosch part for a vehicle? Bosch has just released a new, free app that enables anyone with one of these devices to find the correct Bosch part number for spark plugs, wiper blades, oxygen sensors, fuel pumps, or battery chargers and accessories for virtually any vehicle operating in the United States and Canada.
It’s a great aid for customers, service and sales personnel and anyone who needs to find a Bosch part number from these selected product lines quickly and easily.
Jimmie Johnson and No. 48 out-dueled a charging Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart for the checkered flag at Darlington Raceway’s grueling Bojangles’ Southern 500 Saturday night May 12, for Hendrick Motorsports’ 200th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ win.
Denny Hamlin, driving a Toyota Camry powered by Bosch spark plugs for Joe Gibbs Racing, beat Martin Truex Jr. and Jimmie Johnson to the finish line in the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway Sunday, April 23.
Now’s the time to get your car ready for the demands placed on it in the coming winter months. Especially in rain, sleet, freezing rain, and maybe snow, you’ll want your vehicle to start and run reliably. And you’ll want your driving experience to be as safe and comfortable as possible. Here are some things to check to make your winter driving safer and more secure.
October is Fall Car Care Month, the perfect time to fall into a vehicle maintenance program and get your car ready for the challenges of harsh winter weather.
Sluggish performance, hard starting? Could be a worn out or sluggish oxygen sensor. The automotive gasoline engine uses a mixture of air mixed with gasoline to create a combustible mixture. It is the burning of this mixture that operates the engine, and after the combustion process a small amount of oxygen remains in the exhaust.
Six Point Checkup Means Less Trouble During Blustery Winter
According to the 2010 Farmers’ Almanac, this winter will see more days of shivery conditions: a winter during which temperatures will average below normal for about three-quarters of the nation. The Car Care Council strongly recommends that all vehicle owners check six key systems before the temperatures start to drop.
With National Car Care Month and Earth Day both being held in April, motorists now have the ideal occasion to make sure their vehicles are environmentally friendly and running efficiently to save money at the gas pumps, according to the Car Care Council.
Now that winter is just a memory, millions of Americans will take to the roads to enjoy the warmer weather. The Car Care Council reminds motorists that spring is the perfect time of year to make sure your vehicle is ready for the upcoming travel season.
Whether you’re driving across the country or driving across town, the Car Care Council recommends checking the following vehicle components before embarking on your next trip: