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How to Troubleshoot Your Electric Motor

If you are moderately skilled at repairing things, you may think that you are ready and able to repair an electric motor. If the malfunction is minimal, that could be the case, but in most situations, electric motor repair in San Diego should be left to professionals, such as PCE.

You can, however, troubleshoot your electric motor and figure out what went wrong with it. It can help you determine whether repairing it makes sense or if you’re better off buying a new one. Here is how to go about doing it.

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Don’t Neglect Your Annual Pump Service This Spring

The spring will finally bring the much wanted warmer weather. But with spring comes a new threat to many homeowners. Namely, in a lot of states spring brings an increased risk of basement flooding and subsequent water damage. With the abundant spring rains, pooling water, and saturated soil, not all the water is easily absorbed. The excess water can find its way to our basements and cause quite a mess. That’s where sump pumps come in handy.

If you live in an area prone to basement flooding, you should already own a sump pump. It can save you a lot of work and minimize the damage water causes to your basement. These machines are fairly durable and last up to 10 years, provided you inspect them annually. And since spring is already in full swing, now would be the ideal time to schedule your pump service in San Diego.

In this article, we’ll cover the basic sump pump maintenance tips you can follow on your own. However, if there’s a problem with how your sump pump is operating, consider taking it to a professional pump repair service.

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Why Are Big Vehicles Typically Fitted with Diesel Engines

When you decide to buy a car, you commonly have the option between a diesel and a gasoline engine. Lately, there have been hybrid and electric options as well, but they still comprise a fractionally small market in the world.

However, if you want to buy a big vehicle, like a bus or a truck, or even a boat, you are almost exclusively limited to diesel engines. Have you ever wondered why? Diesel engines are very durable and energy-efficient, and engine manufacturers guarantee for them for a long time, like the Cummins warranty that they give for all their engines.

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What Does a Fuel Injector Service Appointment Entail?

There are several signs indicating you might need to visit a fuel injector service for maintenance. Your engine will most likely not perform as well as expected, or your fuel economy might be worse than it was when you first got the engine. Or sometimes, just knowing that you’ve used the engine for a long time without maintenance is sign enough, even if nothing is wrong on the surface. In most cases, the cause of all your troubles will be a dirty or clogged fuel injector. 

To prevent the problem from causing an even bigger issue, you should take the engine for a routine fuel injector service at a reputable diesel engine repair shop like Propulsion Controls Engineering. Your mechanic will be able to determine whether the filters are causing the issue and then thoroughly clean them.

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