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    Audew Jump Starter

    Second in a 3 part series of reviews of products given for free to the editorial side of BAT Auto. Last night I was driving home from work at about 6 PM. I work on boats in Florida and was leaving the last boat. I hadn't been feeling well all day, so I had been drinking a lot of water to try...
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    Audew 12V Digital Tire Inflator Review

    So they say the heavy duty air pump doesn't ship to Canada at the moment...
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    Audew 12V Digital Tire Inflator Review

    Definately plastic gearing. @nickb2 I am asking them about ordering. I think they are primarily selling via Amazon. That is how everything arrived. They sent the dongle but I am still testing it. Also I have a jump starter that they sent which is cool. R
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    Audew 12V Digital Tire Inflator Review

    The editorial side of BAT Auto gets reached out to once and awhile to review automotive products. I was recently contacted by Audew to review a few of their products. This will be the first of a three part series. The first product Audew sent to me was a 12v tire inflator. It gets power via...
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    donation to BAT?

    Chuck I added a link to the nav area (page top). Also reproduced here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=XEATGPJ734CXQ Also helpful as money will go towards new editorial content. Any thing you would like to see written about? Something tranny related? R
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    Why Don't My Turn Signals Work?

    Mia gives an overview of how turn signals work and then moves on to diagnostics. She explains how the wiring works. If none of the signals are working, then the problem is likely in this order: * Fuse(s) * Flasher * Switch * Wiring If one or two signals are not working, then usually the bulb...
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    Welcome to BAT Auto's NEW FORUMS! Please help BAT

    We have reached 300 subscribers on YouTube! Thanks to all who have subscribed to the BAT Auto YouTube channel. If you haven't subscribed, please do so we can meet our goal of 1,000 subscribers. https://www.youtube.com/batautotechnical?sub_confirmation=1
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    Why isn't my air conditioning blowing cold air?

    Response video to comments on the prior DIY air conditioning video. Ben goes over the limitations of diagnosing your air conditioning system. Sure you can test wiring, fuses, continuity checks, sensors, but there are limitations. * High side gauge cost ($75 to $150 for manifold gauges) *...
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    Adjusting rear brake shoes - 2001 Toyota Corolla

    Ben shows how to adjust rear brake shoes on a 2001 Toyota Corolla.
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    Why is my engine overheating?

    Also to help support BAT Auto, please subscribe to the YouTube channel. That would really help keep BAT alive and able to make more and better videos.
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    Why is my engine overheating?

    Ben gives an overview of why your engine may overheat on his Subaru Outback. Causes covered include: * Low coolant * Radiator cap, gaskets to keep pressure * Cooling fans (fuses, wiring, relays, temp sensor) * Thermostat What other problems can you think of that might cause an overheat?
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    YouTube Playlist of Bruce Bonebrake Classic Videos

    Sticky for a playlist of classic YouTube videos from our very own @Bruce back in the day. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLELBitBN6wRHAMqU2yFISf3bdbWgHKFcF
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    Why isn't my air conditioning blowing cold air?

    Ben goes over reasons why your car's air conditioning might blow warm and not cold air. He shows simple testing on his Subaru Outback. Tools needed are a pressure gauge and a temp gauge. Step 1 is to check the pressure in the system without car running. Then check pressure while running...
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    Why is there water present on passenger side floor?

    Ben addresses another common question. Why is there water on the passenger side floor? The answer is usually a blockage is the drainage for the airconditioning. Ben shows where the tube is on his Subaru Outback. He also explains his recommendations on how to clear a blockage and what not to...