Causes of parking brake failure

The handbrake mechanism is designed by blocking the wheels to prevent spontaneous movement of the vehicle while it is parked, especially on an incline. This assembly is called a handbrake because it is often activated by a special hand lever, but in some cars the parking brake may be of the foot type. Since the […]

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Raw materials for ferrous metallurgy

Everyone probably knows what raw materials are used to make steel or pig iron since school. The new market of ferrous metallurgy is formed according to completely different principles. As a rule, earlier the metallurgical industry and raw materials extraction facilities were located not far from each other. Now everything is arranged differently. There is […]

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Myths about winter operation of cars

They say miracles are born of ignorance. Probably, myths appear approximately in the same way. In the automobile world there are a lot of them, and each has its defenders and opponents. Let’s analyze popular myths about winter exploitation and have a look at them from the side of facts. The only thing that is […]

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Art from scrap metal

We often throw out end-of-life metal objects without even thinking about the fact that they can be given a second life. And we are not talking about scrap cars mississauga. Unusual use of scrap metal by Russians Unconventional use of old metal par ts some craftsmen use to create unique sculptures. For example, Alexander Ivanovich […]

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Malfunctions of the gas distribution mechanism

The main malfunctions of the timing mechanism (timing gear) are:   violation of thermal valve clearances (on engines with adjustable clearance); wear of bearings, cams of a camshaft; malfunction of hydro-compensators (in engines with automatic clearance adjustment); Decrease in elasticity and breakage of valve springs; valve hang-up; wear and lengthening of camshaft drive chain (belt); […]

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