To remove a scratch from a car's windscreen, liquid acrylic scratch remover or a paste made of cerium oxide powder can be used. Deep scratches, however, cannot be removed completely.
To use liquid acrylic scratch remover, apply the liquid directly onto the scratch. The liquid spreads into the deepest parts of the crack in the glass, and then becomes nearly invisible upon hardening.
To use the cerium oxide powder, mix it with water until the substance gets about as thick as craft glue. Then, buff it into the scratch and the immediately surrounding area of the car's window glass.Learn More
Some symptoms of a clogged radiator are overheating of the engine, a temperature gauge that register a high reading on hot days and when an air conditioner is on, and higher than usual coolant consumption. The causes of a clogged radiator are debris, corrosion and an internal buildup of deposit that lead to a decreased amount of coolant flowing through the radiator.Full Answer >
An automotive machine shop specializes in fixing, repairing and altering moving car parts to meet factory specifications or custom settings for people who rebuild automobiles. Machine shops service drums, rotors, flywheels, bearing presses, valves, cranks, transmissions, pistons and engine blocks. Specialized equipment for shops include cleaning tanks, boring bars, boring machines, CNC machines, rod machines, ovens and balancing tables.Full Answer >
The check gauges light illuminating in a vehicle simply indicates that one or more gauges is giving an abnormal reading. For example, the car could be running hot, or the gas could be low. In this case, the respective gauge light should also be lit. As soon as the problem indicated by the gauge is fixed, the light generally goes off.Full Answer >
A leak detection pump in an automobile identifies fuel system leaks that may affect vehicle performance and harm the environment. It does so by pumping air into the fuel tank and charcoal canister so that the engine control module (ECM) can measure the system's pressure decay. Leaks are the most common cause of "check engine" light activations.Full Answer >