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Paul Norman Jasper

Member since: Feb 10, 2018
Published articles: 23

Alternator Operation and Reasons for Failure

A vehicle alternator is a complex component at the heart of the electrical system. It contains an outside stationary winding, the stator and a rotating inner winding or rotator. Voltage runs through...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Jun 06, 2018
Alternator Smart Charging, What is It?

Even a novice automotive technician should know that the primary purpose of the alternator is to maintain battery charge and keep the electrical system working properly. What you may not realize is...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Jun 15, 2018
How Can Damp Weather Affect My Ca’s Braking Ability?

Friction. That is what is required to bring a moving vehicle safely to a halt. Rainwater and damp weather make surfaces more slippery. Understanding the concept behind each of these two statements...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Jul 09, 2018
How to Perform Fuel Injector and Upper Plenum Cleaning

This is a problem relating to multi-port fuel injected vehicles. Previously, fuel entered the intake manifold through a carburetor or fuel injectors positioned in a throttle body.The fuel passing...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Aug 14, 2018
Importance of Using Good Auto Parts During Repair of Your Car or Truck

It is a rare incident when a new car or truck requires repair. Even when such a situation does arise, the vehicle is usually covered by the manufacturer’s warranty and the defects are taken care of by...

Articles > Automotive > Cars May 15, 2018
5 Quick Tips for Diy Automotive Repair Jobs You Can Do

If you think that visiting your dealership or local automotive repair place seems to be more expensive than it should be, you are right. Many common maintenance jobs are easy enough that any car owner...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Apr 12, 2019
Alternator Replacement Made Easy

If your vehicle’s battery warning light is illuminated, it is an indication the alternator might require replacement. Thankfully, you can perform this replacement on your own in an hour or less. Seize...

Articles > Automotive > Cars May 24, 2020
An Inside Look at What Causes Crank Sensors to Go Bad

The crank sensor in your vehicle will not last forever. However, extensive use across hundreds of thousands of miles is not the sole reason for crank sensor malfunction. There are all sorts of...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Apr 18, 2020
Camshaft and Crankshaft Sensor Locations and Functions

Today’s vehicles are distributorless, so they need a way to determine timing – when the intake and exhaust valves open and close, and when the pistons go up and down. Vehicle engines have four-cycles...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Apr 02, 2020
Diy Idler Pulley Replacement

The drive belt in your vehicle is guided by the idler pulley. The idler pulley ensures adequate tension remains while the belt moves as necessary when the vehicle reaches high rates of speed. If the...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Aug 31, 2020
Diy Truck Alternator Repair Tips

How to Test and Replace Your Truck’s AlternatorAre you having charging problems in your truck? It can be a result of several items including your alternator or battery that needs to be replaced. Both...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Jan 30, 2020
Everything You Need to Know for Diy Serpentine Belt Replacement

There is no reason to be intimidated by the prospect of replacing your vehicle’s worn or broken serpentine belt. With the right tools, knowledge, and willpower, you can replace this essential belt on...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Aug 01, 2020
How a Failing Catalytic Converter Affects Vehicle Performance

Check under your car and you’ll notice what looks like multiple mufflers underneath. The one closest to your car’s engine is the catalytic converter, tasked with neutralizing the harmful pollutants...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Jun 27, 2020
How Performance Radiators Can Improve Your Ca’s Power and Speed

Whether you are rebuilding a classic muscle car or creating a race car able to blister the pavement, you know that engine temperature is key in producing more horsepower. If the engine block is...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Aug 27, 2019
Importance of a Properly Operating Thermostat

IntroductionA thermostat can be described as a device or component which is sensitive enough to sense the temperature of a system such as an automotive system so that the temperature is kept at a...

Articles > Automotive > Cars Sep 26, 2018
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