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Volkswagen Speedometer, Indicated Speed is Greater than Actual Vehicle Speed Technical Bulletin

July 27th, 2010 · No Comments

Supersedes T. B. Group 90 number 06-01 dated Oct. 20, 2006 due to Jetta ending VIN range update. Speedometer, Indicated Speed is Greater than Actual Vehicle Speed The customer indicates speed in the instrument cluster is greater than the actual speed. Note: This condition does NOT affect the performance of the odometer. Technical Background European tire calibration software causing speedometer to be greater than actual speed. Production Solution Changed tire factor value in Instrument Cluster (tire calibration).
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Rev Speed Meter Instruction Manual

November 5th, 2009 · No Comments

The RSM (Rev Speed Meter) is a multi function measuring device designed to measure and monitor vehicle speed, RPM, 0-400m time, mid range acceleration, estimated horsepower, as well as acceleration G.(Using optional G Sensor)
- Easy to Read VFD (Vacuum Fluorescent Display)
The RSM utilizes and easy to read VFD screen in a highly stylish case which also complements the cockpit interior.
Due to the 3 row 7 segment LED screen used on the previous model, we were only able to display a limited amout of information on screen. Now with the new dot matrix VFD screen, we are able to display multiple types of data in multiple for mats. In addition, we are also able to display the data in graph mode, and analog modes to ensure that the driver is properly informed.
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2008 Ford Escape

September 19th, 2008 · No Comments

For 2008, the Escape offers an impressive combination of features and capabilities that make riding in this SUV smoother and more refined than ever before. Escape’s standard Duratec 23-2.3L I-4 engine – offered in XLS and XLT series – provides 153 hp and up to a 1,500-pound towing capability.* With more standard safety features than ever, the Escape is well-equipped with AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™ ) (a) (not available on Escape Hybrid), 4-wheel Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Tire Pressure Monitoring System and the Personal Safety System® and Safety Canopy ® System now standard on every series.
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Toyota A-240 “E” Series Electronic Controls

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

The A-240 “E” series automatic transmission is electronically controlled. Transmission shifting and torque converter lock-up are controlled by an Electronic Controlled Transmission (ECT) Electronic Control Unit (ECU). Control unit is referred to as the ECT ECU.

NOTE: ECT ECU is combined with the engine ECU into one unit. This control unit is referred to as the engine and ECT ECU. See Figs. 1-8. In this article, control unit will be referred to as the ECT ECU on all models. The ECT ECU receives information from various input devices and uses this information to control No. 1 and No. 2 solenoids for transmission shifting and lock-up solenoid for torque converter lock-up.
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1994 Toyota Celica AUTO TRANS DIAGNOSIS

September 16th, 2008 · No Comments

The A-140E automatic transmission is electronically controlled. Transmission shifting and torque converter lock-up are controlled by an Electronic Controlled Transmission (ECT) Electronic Control Unit (ECU). Control unit is referred to as the ECT ECU. NOTE: ECT ECU is combined with the engine ECU into one unit. This control unit is referred to as the engine and ECT ECU. See Figs. 1-3. In this article, control unit will be referred to as the ECT ECU on all models.
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada Navigation Guide

July 26th, 2008 · No Comments

When the system judges that the vehicle position information is not accurate based on vehicle speed and gyro sensor data calculations, the system will adjust the vehicle position information using GPS signals.
RECEIVING SIGNALS FROM GPS SATELLITES
Sometimes, satellite reception is weak. The following are places where signals tend to be weak:
● Inside tunnels and parking lots in buildings
● Areas with numerous tall buildings
● Under multi-layered highways
● In a dense forest
● Near military bases and certain government facilities
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1995 Volvo 850 ABS and Traction Control Systems

July 19th, 2008 · No Comments

When ignition is turned on, control module activates warning indicators on instrument panel and performs an initial diagnostic test which ensures there are no internal faults in control module. At same time, main relay portion of combination relay is activated so hydraulic modulator valves are supplied with power. See Fig. 1. Control module then checks operation of valves by activating them in sequence.
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Tire Balance, Vehicle Ride & Vibration Guide

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

The technical definition of balance is the uniform distribution of mass about an axis of rotation, where the center of gravity is in the same location as the center of rotation. A balanced tire is one where mass of the tire – when mounted on its wheel and the car’s axle – is uniformly distributed around the axle (its center of rotation). Balanced tires can spell the difference between a positive and negative driving experience. Drivers of new, high performance or luxury vehicles may be more sensitive to imbalance problems, but no driver is happy with an annoying vibration.
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Renault All Types Service Manual

March 24th, 2008 · No Comments

ALL TYPES except N engine Adjust the various instrument panel functions (clock, etc…) if necessary. Check that all the instrument panel functions operate correctly. AFTER REPAIR FAULT FINDING CHARTS no CHART 7 SPEEDOMETER PROBLEM (vehicles fitted with an electric speedometer). Needle vibrates or oscillates or no needle movement and total mileage recorder does not operate. Check that the system connectors are engaged correctly. Take care not to damage the connectors during checks.
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