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What Is A CV Joint & What Does It Do?

What Is A CV Joint & What Does It Do?

Are you familiar with the term CV joint but need clarification on its significance and what it actually does? If the answer is no, make sure to read along! We will go on a journey to learn more about the CV joints and explore their pivotal role in ensuring smooth and efficient vehicle operation. What is a CV Joint? CV, or constant velocity, joints are components of a vehicle's drivetrain system. These joints are located at the ends of the axle shafts and facilitate the transfer of power from the transmission to the wheels while allowing for smooth rotation at various angles. Breakdown of a CV Joint A CV joint consists of several key components, including the inner and outer races, ball bearings, cage, and protective boot. The inner race attaches to the transmission or differential, while the outer race connects to the wheel hub. Ball bearings inside the joint allow for smoot ... read more

How To Replace An Intake Air Filter Like A Pro

How To Replace An Intake Air Filter Like A Pro

Replacing the intake air filter in your vehicle may seem daunting, but with the right guidance, it's a task you can master like a pro. Not only is it an essential aspect of car maintenance, but it's also a simple way to enhance your vehicle's performance and efficiency - and a fun DIY project!  What Does The Intake Air Filter Do The intake air filter is a critical component of your car's engine. It serves to clean the air entering the engine for combustion, removing dust, debris, and other contaminants. A clean air filter ensures optimal engine performance, improves fuel efficiency, and reduces emissions. Over time, the air filter becomes clogged and needs to be replaced to maintain engine health and efficiency. Detailed Steps to Change the Intake Air Filter 1. Locate the Air Filter Open the hood of your car and look for a black plastic box; this is usually on top of or on the side of the engine. It might be different in some ... read more

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