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What is a fuel injector?

In Automotive Diagnostics by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

This week, a 2008 Jeep Wrangler was brought to HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire. The check engine light was on, and it had a fuel injector code. Fuel injectors send fuel into the cylinder, allowing your vehicle’s engine to run.  To reach them, we needed to remove the intake manifold. On this Jeep Wrangler, the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) tube …

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Maintaining your vehicle’s coolant level

In Vehicle Fluids by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

Written by Erin Flynn When I started my Volkswagen Beetle a few days ago, I heard a beeping sound and noticed that one of my dashboard lights was blinking. A few seconds later, it turned off. I learned, later on, that it had been the coolant level light. One of the staff members from HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire checked …

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Is your check engine light on?

In Automotive Diagnostics by HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire

A catalytic converter helps reduce pollution by changing a vehicle’s exhaust emission. Ray from HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire installed a new one on a Dodge Caravan on Monday. The vehicle was brought to the shop when the check engine light came on.  When checking the O2 sensors on the computer, he realized that the catalytic converter wasn’t working properly. …

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Oil leaks in Toyota Tundra’s and Sequoia’s

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Oil leaks are a common problem with some Toyota Tundra’s and Sequoia’s. HomeTowne Auto Repair and Tire has certified technicians who can help solve them. This week, HomeTowne Auto Repair & Tire Automotive Technician Ray addressed an oil leak by replacing a camshaft cover seal.  The seal was located between the camshaft housing and head of the Toyota V8 engine. …