A friction clutch plate is used in vehicles to allow the transmission input shaft and engine to run at the same speed when rotating. There are six major parts when it comes to how a friction clutch will work.
The Technician.Academy team was treated to a complete tour of the Parkland College facility. It has four classrooms dedicated to the automotive program along with fifteen separate lifts. There are also three up-to-date alignment bays and a fully integrated chassis dyno.
In a perfect world, everyone would be able to go out to his or her vehicle and make necessary repairs without any input from professional automotive technicians. Unfortunately, thousands of people begin making repairs on their vehicles alone, and often end up causing damage to their vehicles.
Changing seasons seem to always bring about fluctuations in fuel mileage for gasoline powered vehicles. While variations in ambient temperature may result in a slight difference in fuel mileage, changes in fuel composition between winter and summer blends is the key contributing factor. These different blends are also the reason that fuel prices always seem to go up in the warmer, summer months – and you thought fuel companies were just greedier during vacation season.