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The Different Types of Components in Your Vehicle

Featuring a simple breakdown that can keep your vehicle from running smoothly, this section will help you get a quick rundown of what each component actually does in your vehicle.

Did You Know

 

  • The ‘W’ in engine oil specification stands for the ‘winter’ and not for weight as commonly understood. The oil viscosity changes with the temperature, the two numbers in front of ‘W’ actually provide the viscosity temperature rating of that oil
  • The arrow next to your fuel gauge tells you which side your gas tank is on
  • Diesel engines are more efficient than petrol engines
  • At high altitudes diesel engines get better power than petrol
  • Automobiles are one of the most recycled product in the world
     

 

  • An average car has 3000 parts
  • Karl Benz discovered the first automobile which was powered by an internal combustion engine
  • Maruti-Swift Dzire, Ritz, S-cross (1.3L), Baleno / Tata- Indica Vista Qudrajet, Bolt, Zest, Manza / Fiat- Punto & all diesel variants - All have same engine (1248 cc), supplied by Fiat power train technologies
  • CRDI, DICOR, CRDe, DDIS are all different nomenclatures for the same technology - Common Rail Diesel Injection
  • Honda’s Unicorn, Trigger, Dazzler / Hero’s CBZ extreme, Hunk, Achiever have same engine