Automobile maintenance
Auto maintenance describes the act of inspecting or testing the condition of car subsystems (e.g., engine) and servicing or replacing parts and fluids.Regular maintenance is critical to ensure the saf...
3,000 mile myth
www.LUBEDEALER.com/1972.
Auto maintenance
Find a good auto mechanic for any car repair needed that you can't do yourself; learn how from our expert mechanic in this free car-maintenance video. Expert...
Filling station
A filling station is a facility which sells fuel and usually lubricants for motor vehicles. The most common fuels sold today are gasoline (gasoline or gas in the U.S. and Canada, typically petrol else...
Wheel washing system
A wheel washing system is a device for cleaning the tires of trucks when they are leaving a site, to control and eliminate the pollution of public roads. The installation can be made in or above the g...
HCNG dispenser
A HCNG dispenser is a type of fuel dispenser at a filling station that is used to pump HCNG into vehicles.
A HCNG dispenser is in general combined with a CNG dispenser for natural gas vehicles as ...
Service (motor vehicle)
A motor vehicle service is a series of maintenance procedures carried out at a set time interval or after the vehicle has travelled a certain distance. The service intervals are specified by the vehic...
Automotive Technician Accreditation
The Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) is a trade qualification for all facets of automotive repair in the UK. It is a voluntary scheme (not legally binding) similar to that for electricians ru...
Reproduction auto part
A reproduction part, or repro, is a part that has been independently manufactured to meet original equipment manufacturer's (OEM) specifications by a third party manufacturer. This is usually done to...
Roadworthiness
Roadworthiness or streetworthiness is a property or ability of a car, bus, truck or any kind of automobile to be in a suitable operating condition or meeting acceptable standards for safe driving and ...
Number matching
Number matching or matching numbers is a term often used in the collector car industry to describe cars with original major components, or major components that match one another.Many times these majo...
Clymer repair manual
Clymer repair manuals are vehicle repair manuals that often focus on powersport vehicles such as motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, personal water craft and snowmobiles. Clymer also has several books ...
Roadside assistance
Roadside assistance and breakdown coverage are services that assist motorists, or bicyclists, whose vehicles have suffered a mechanical failure that leaves the operator stranded.
Early motorists w...
Tire rotation
Tire rotation is the practice of moving the wheels and tires of an automobile from one position to another, to ensure even tire wear. Even tire wear is desirable to extend the useful life of a set of ...
Chilton Company
Chilton Company (AKA Chilton Printing Co., Chilton Publishing Co., Chilton Book Co. and Chilton Research Services) is a former publishing company, most famous for its trade magazines, and automotive m...
Grease gun (tool)
A grease gun is a common workshop and garage tool used for lubrication. The purpose of the grease gun is to apply lubricant through an aperture to a specific point, usually on a grease fitting or 'nip...
Fuel card
A fuel card or fleet card is used as a payment card most commonly for gasoline, diesel, and other fuels at gas stations. Fleet cards can also be used to pay for vehicle maintenance and expenses at t...
MTBE controversy
Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) is a gasoline additive used as an oxygenate and to raise the octane number. Its use has declined in the United States in response to environmental and health concerns. I...
3,000 mile myth
The 3,000 mile myth refers to a common belief, particularly in the United States, that all cars should have their motor oil changed at least every 3,000 miles (4,800 km) to maintain their car eng...
Supercheap Auto
Supercheap Auto is an Australian-based automotive retailer. Over the past 15 years, Supercheap Auto has experienced more than 25% compound annual revenue growth. The managing director is Peter Birtles...
Tune-up
A tune-up (also known as a major service) is regular maintenance performed on an automobile, or more generally, any internal combustion engine. Most automobile manufacturers recommend a tune-up be per...