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PaceSetter Performance Products Offers California Legal Direct-Fit Catalytic Converter For 1999 Volkswagen Beetle, 2.0L Engine

PaceSetter Performance Products, designers and manufacturers of quality-made, affordably-priced exhaust systems and components, now offers a direct-fit catalytic converter for the 1999 Volkswagen Beetle with the 2.0L engine. It is approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for sale and use in California and for CA-emissions-equipped cars in New York. PaceSetter Direct-Fit Catalytic Converters

Royal Purple Announces Fourth Annual ‘Show It Off At SEMA’ Contest

Royal Purple will launch its fourth annual “Show It Off at SEMA” photo contest on Monday, July 14 on the brand’s Facebook fan page. The winner of the contest will have the opportunity to display his or her vehicle at the 2014 SEMA Show Nov. 4-7 – the largest trade-only automotive aftermarket show in the world –

10 Signs A Fuel Injector Needs To Be Replaced

In the past 30 years, the fuel injector has moved from the intake manifold to the combustion chamber. During this evolution, injectors have become more precise in dispensing fuel. If this precision is thrown off by restrictions, electrical problems or fuel problems, it can cause driveability issues. These are the top 10 signs fuel injectors need service or replacement.

Catalytic Converter 101: A Basic Understanding Of How Catalytic Converters Operate

This honeycomb substrate has broken up and clogged the catalytic converter outlet. When servicing catalytic converters, it’s important to have a basic understanding of how they operate. To begin, an internal combustion engine creates heat energy by igniting a mixture of gasoline and atmospheric oxygen with a high-voltage spark. Unfortunately, a residual quantity of hydrocarbons (HC),

Intake Manifold Gaskets: A Service Rundown

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Beyond the Warranty Maintenance Checklist

What happens after the bumper-to-bumper and powertrain warranties wear out? If you look at any factory-recommended service intervals, after 100,000 miles they cease to exist. What does it take to keep a vehicle going for 120,000, 180,000 or 250,000 miles? The key is maintenance and

Walker Kicks Off Spring Car Care Season With ‘Exhaust Extravaganza’ Promotion For Consumers

Tenneco’s Walker emissions control brand will help consumers save on emissions control products – including mufflers, welded assemblies and catalytic converters – this spring through its “Exhaust Extravaganza” spring promotion. The Walker “Exhaust Extravaganza” promotion is available from April 1 to May 31, 2014.

Sorting Out New Catalytic Converter Mandates

AutoCarePro sister publication Counterman magazine recently asked Henry Hippert, executive sales director of Eastern Catalytic, to bring readers up to speed on rules and regulations regarding catalytic converters.

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PaceSetter Performance Products Offers Direct Fit Catalytic Converter For 2004-2007 Nissan Murano

PaceSetter Performance Products offers a direct fit catalytic converter for the 2004-2007 Nissan Murano with the 3.5L engine. This ‘under-car’ catalytic converter (#324150), a direct replacement for the original equipment unit, has heat shields for the catalytic converter.

Snap Test: MAF Sensor Diagnostics

You’d think a service light would be the first indicator of a mass air flow (MAF) sensor problem, but there are times a problem develops with the MAF and no service light comes on. Scott “Gonzo” Weaver explains how poor idle, loss of performance, sluggish performance and even stalling are all associated with a failing MAF sensor.

Solving Mazda Driveability Complaints

This article will look at Mazda driveability issues as well as some of the more common ailments that will bring a car into your bay with a check engine lamp complaint. The most common failure we see on Mazda models is a torn air intake hose between the airflow sensor and the throttle body. The symptoms that result from this failure are hard to miss, but fool the customer into mistakenly thinking that the transmission is the problem.

Bosch Components Power Dale Earnhardt Jr. Victory At Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory at the 56th running of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 was indeed a celebration of the Bosch and Hendrick Motorsports partnership, which has now spanned more than a decade. Driving the Bosch-equipped No. 88 Chevrolet SS, “Junior” won the season-opening “Great American Race” at Daytona International Speedway on February 23.