Smoke from a car's tail pipe is common condition that can have a number of causes. Here are the most common mechanical problems that cause a car emit smoke. (1) Worn piston ring. Piston rings, which are responsible for sealing engine combution gases within engine cylinders, Therefore can cause a car to smoke if they … Continue reading WHAT MAKES A CAR TO SMOKE?
What is meant by internal combustion? The fuel is burnt inside the engine’s cylinder. Name the four strokes of the Otto cycle. Induction stroke Compression stroke Power stroke and Exhaust stroke. How can you identify the inlet valve from the exhaust valve on a particular engine? The inlet valve/valves has a larger head than exhaust. … Continue reading QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT PETROL ENGINE.
A crankshaft—related to crank —is a mechanical part able to perform a conversion between reciprocating motion and rotational motion . In a reciprocating engine , it translates reciprocating motion of the piston into rotational motion; whereas in a reciprocating compressor, it converts the rotational motion into reciprocating motion. In order to do the conversion … Continue reading CRANKSHAFT MOTION
TYRE/TAIRI Nisehemu ya nje ya grudumu(Is outer part of the wheel.) Namna ya ujazaji upepo. Unapojaza upepo kwenye matairi in sharti uangalie usijaze kupita kiasi au kupunguza kupita kiasi ambavyo mtengenezaji anataka. Barabara kutokuwa na kiwango.(Rough road). Unakutaka barabara ina mashimo mashimo hiyo no rahisi kumaliza tari. Ubebaji wa mizigo unao pita kiasi.(Improper loading … Continue reading SABABU ZINAZO ATHIRI MATAIRI. (FACTOR AFFECTING TYRE LIFE.)
Tunapo ongelea chujio la mafuta siyo ya kupaka ni mafuta yale ambayo yanayo tumika kwenye magari. Tofauti ni kama ifuatavyo. CHUJIO LA OIL(OIL FILTER) Chujio la oil hutumika oil inayoingia kwenye injini nakuondo uchafu. Kawaida chujio hili hubadilishwa kwa kadirio la 3000mile au kila unapo badilisha oil. CHUJIO LA MAFUTA (FUEL FILTER) Chujuo la mafuta … Continue reading TOFAUTI KATI YA CHUJIO LA OIL (OIL FILTER) NA CHUJIO LA MAFUTA (FUEL FILTER).
HOW TO TROUBLESHOOT BRAKE PROBLEMS To check for brake problems, you step on the pedal and press it down while paying attention to how the pedal feels under your foot and evaluating the sensation. The following steps tell you what to feel for. With the vehicle at rest, apply steady pressure to the brake pedal. … Continue reading HOW TO TROUBLESHOOT BRAKE PROBLEMS
BASIC OF ELECTRICITY First you’ve to know what an atom is. Atom is the smallest part of something (is the basic unit of matter). What’s matter? Matter is anything that has mass an… Source: AUTO ELECTRIC
BASIC OF ELECTRICITY First you've to know what an atom is. Atom is the smallest part of something (is the basic unit of matter). What's matter? Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. Matter can be formed through solid, liquid and gases materials. An atom is made up of three kinds … Continue reading AUTO ELECTRIC
Gear ratios and compound gear ratios Working out simple gear ratios (two gears) A feature often requested in my gear program is that it should calculate and display the gear ratio. The reason it does not have this feature is that the gear ratio is also the tooth count ratio (of the two gears), and … Continue reading GEAR RATIOS AND COMPOUND GEAR RATIO.
Power Steering There are a couple of key components in power steering in addition to the rack-and-pinion or recirculating-ball mechanism. Pump The hydraulic power for the steering is provided by a rotary-vane pump (see diagram below). This pump is driven by the car's engine via a belt and pulley. It contains a set of retractable … Continue reading STEERING POWER