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Topic: Diagnostics

Things Aren't Always What They Seem

If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle.  And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire.  But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling. One driver in Oregon…

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On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Starting in 1996, Lance's Superior Auto service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's…

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Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Lance's Superior Auto in Wilsonville

When we Wilsonville residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find “diagnostic fees” as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go…

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What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Lance's Superior Auto

Okay. You went to your local Wilsonville car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Wilsonville service…

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Automotive Detective Work in Wilsonville

There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Wilsonville. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems…

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The Lance's Superior Auto Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Modern Wilsonville vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and…

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