Xpertech Auto Repair Shop Englewood Florida

Xpertech Auto Repair

101 N. McCall Road, Englewood, FL 34223

Ph. (941)474-3793

Business Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm

(Closed Sat & Sun)

 

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Engine Repair

 

 

In order to meet Federal Exhaust Emission and Fuel Economy regulations, today's vehicles are equipped with highly sophisticated electronic engine control systems. These systems do not require periodic adjustments. The only services required on a scheduled basis are spark plug and filter replacement. Tune-ups, as we knew them, are no longer necessary.

 

Engine Control Computer

The computer receives information from a network of sensors and switches that convert engine operating conditions into electrical signals. Based on the information and instructions stored in the computer program, commands are then sent to three primary systems:Ignition fuel and emission System

  • Ignition System

  • Fuel System

  • Emission Control System

The sensors that monitor one or more of these systems include:

  • 1. Mass Airflow Sensor

  • 2. Throttle Position Sensor

  • 3. Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor

  • 4. Coolant Temperature Sensor

  • 5. Exhaust Oxygen Sensor

  • 6. Crankshaft Position Sensor

  • 7. Camshaft Position Sensor

 

 

The Weather is Changing, Is Your Car Ready?

We are knee deep in cold weather. Be sure you car or truck has been properly maintained for winter driving. It's never too late to get your maintenance up to date. Make it happen.

Bring your car or light truck into our service center and let us take a look at it to help you avoid any potential expensive problems that might strand you this winter.

 

Xpertech Auto Repair
101 N. McCall Road

Englewood, FL 34223
Ph. (941)208-0595

 

 

 


 

EGR Valve


Englewood drivers realize it is pretty amazing how auto makers have been able to consistently build more powerful engines in vehicles that get better fuel economy while at the same meeting increasing environmental standards. One of the little miracles that helps make this happen is the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve. The EGR valve routes some exhaust back into the air intake system in both gasoline and diesel engines. The exhaust gas takes up some space in the engine cylinders, replacing some of the oxygen-rich air that would otherwise be in there. This means that the fuel burning event is cooler. Cooler combustion means fewer harmful nitrous oxides are produced.

Your EGR valve can get gummed up, messing up the timing and amount of exhaust that is supposed to be recirculated in the engine. Symptoms of EGR valve problems are rough idle and poor engine performance. Performance can be restored by cleaning or replacing the EGR valve, depending on how dirty it is.

EGR valves in diesel engines are particularly susceptible to becoming clogged because of the high soot content in diesel exhaust. [Note: the soot is ultimately filtered out of the exhaust further down the exhaust system, but not before it passes through the EGR valve.]

There are a couple of things you can do to lengthen the life of the EGR valve in your diesel engine. First, extended idling allows for more soot buildup because the engine operating temperature is reduced as it idles; the valve is not opening and closing, allowing particulates to accumulate in the valve. Next is fuel quality. Diesel fuel has a cetane rating: the higher the rating, the better the combustion will be. Unfortunately, the cetane rating is rarely posted on the pump and can vary from location to location. Adding a cetane booster to the fuel tank can help with this.

So, if you are experiencing rough idling or poor performance in your gas or diesel vehicle, have one of our Xpertech Auto Repair Inc. expert technicians diagnose the problem. They can set things right and restore your vehicle’s performance.

Xpertech Auto Repair Inc.
101 N McCall Road
Englewood, Florida 34223
941-474-3793

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Xpertech Auto Repair

101 N. McCall Rd, Englewood, FL

Ph. (941)474-3793

Business Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:am - 5pm

(Closed Sat & Sun)

 

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