Simple Procedures For Checking Shock Absorber

In the following cases, remove the shock absorber from the vehicle and make the checks explained below.

(1) When considerable oil leakage is noticeable.
(2) When excessive vehicle vibration is felt and this vibration does not stop.

A. VISUAL CHECK

Check the shock absorber for the following points:
(a) Dents and scratches on the cylinder.
(b) Damages on the piston rod.
(c) Signs of oil leakages.
(d) Signs of damage on the rubber bushing mounting the shock absorber.

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How to Check The Radiator Coolant Level

It’s very important to check your radiator coolant level. Because another important fluid in your car is the coolant. Coolant is a mixture of antifreeze fluid and water that circulates throughout your car’s engine to remove excess heat. The coolant then circulates throughout he radiator where airflow cools the liquid before its journey back through the engine.

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How to Find a Leaks in the Cooling System

In addition to keeping the water and coolant level where it needs to be, you can prevent trouble by keeping an eye out for leaks and replacing old or dam­aged hoses. Figure bellow shows the common trouble spots in the cooling system the places where you should check for coolant leaks.

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Power Steering Fluid Replacement

Instructions

1. Raise the reservoir, then disconnect the return hose (A) to drain the reservoir. Take care not to spill the fluid on the body and parts. Wipe off any spilled fluid at once.
2. Connect a hose (B) of suitable diameter to the disconnected return hose, and put the hose end in a suitable container.
3. Start the engine, let it run at idle, and turn the steering wheel from lock-to-lock several times. When fluid stops running out of the hose, shut-off the engine. Discard the fluid.
4. Reinstall the return hose on the reservoir.
5. Fill the reservoir to the upper level line (C).

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How to Change a Flat Tire

Invest a few minutes in your car once a week and you’ll not only save hundreds of dollars in potential repair bills, but you’ll also understand your car better. You might decide to hire everything else out-or not. In any case, you’ll have a clearer understanding ­and a sense of satisfaction-about your car. 

To change a flat tire, follow these steps:

1. If you’re at the side of the road, turn on your emergency flashers and raise the trunk lid to signal to others that you are having a problem.

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Jawaban Mitsubishi Hadirkan Pesaing Avanza-Xenia

Jawaban Mitsubishi Hadirkan Pesaing Avanza-Xenia

Pasar mobil dengan kapasitas penumpang banyak seperti Multi Purpose Vehicle(MPV) masih jadi “gula-gula” di pasar nasional. Tak heran, berbagai perusahaan otomotif berebut bermain di segmen itu.

Tak terkecuali, PT Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian (KTB) selaku distributor Mitsubishi di Indonesia. Perusahaan dengan lambang tiga berlian ini menyatakan tertarik menghadirkan mobil di kelas MPV untuk menyaingi Avanza-Xenia, Ertiga, Spin, serta pendatang baru Mobilio.

Lantas kapan Mitsubishi Indonesia akan menghadirkan indication low MPV?

“Sekarang sedang dalam proses studi. Bukan soal kapannya, tapi soal apakah iya apakah tidak. Tapi kalau ditanya tertarik, tentu iya,” kata Operating General Manager MMC Marketing Division KTB, Duljatmono di Sentul City, Bogor, Jawa Barat, Kamis 27 Februari 2014.

Pria yang disapa Momon itu juga mengakui, pasar MPV masih sangat besar dan akan terus berkembang.

“Berapa persen pengembangannya, saya belum bisa prediksi karena perlu studi dan analisis karena terkait kondisi ekonomi, daya beli masyarakat, kondisi otomotif nasional, dan perkembangan teknologi sendiri (Mitsubishi),” jelas Momon.

“Pokoknya, indication seperti apa, power berapa, itu dalam proses, satu paket sedang kita studi,” tambah dia.

Menurut information Gaikindo (Gabungan Industri kendaraan Bermotor Indonesia), penjualan mobil nasional di 2013 mengalami peningkatan 7,4 persen atau mencapai 1.229.904 unit.

Meski ada mobil murah, namun dari sum penjualan mobil secara nasional kelas low MPV masih menjadi primadona. Bahkan, low MPV berhasil menyumbang 379.205 unit, sementara middle MPV mencapai 123.498 unit.

Jawaban Mitsubishi Hadirkan Pesaing Avanza-Xenia

Brake Fluids and Bleeding Air

Brake fluids in your car’s brake system is based hydraulic fluid used to transfer power from the brake pedal to the brake calipers or wheel cylinders. The purpose of the brake system fluid change is remove moisture, air and containment’s from the braking. Moisture is the leading cause of brake system operation failure .

Brake fluids must have certain characteristics and meet certain quality standards for the braking system to work properly. Brake fluid is subjected to very high temperatures, especially in the wheel cylinders of drum brakes and disk brake calipers. It must have a high boiling point to avoid vaporizing in the lines. This vaporization is a problem because vapor is compressible and negates hydraulic fluid transfer of braking force.

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