Automotive Archive

TOPDON AD500S OBD2 Scanner Review (Code Reader Scan Tool)

Back in the good old days, diagnosing car trouble was purely a mechanical process. All of the parts were mechanical, and any computers were small and simple. At worst, you’d have to get out a voltmeter to diagnose electrical problems. But nowadays, a lot of your car’s systems are controlled by sensors and computers. The engine control unit (ECU) and transmission control unit (TCU), are …

Analysis & Review of the Gobege 12V Portable Air Compressor

When it comes to the safety and reliability of your car, few things are more important than your tires. If they’re overinflated, you’re at risk of a blowout. If they’re underinflated you get poor traction, worse braking, and inferior gas mileage. In other words, it’s really important to maintain the recommended air pressure. So, what do you do when your car’s low pressure light comes …

Imazing IM39 Review: 4000A Peak Portable Car Jump Starter

When your car isn’t working, it’s no laughing matter. Being stranded is no fun, even more so if you have somewhere important to be. Maybe your kids are waiting to get picked up from soccer practice. Maybe you’re on your way to the airport. Or, maybe you have an important presentation to make. Even if you’re just going somewhere for fun, you’re in for a …

Guide to the Best 12v Cigarette Lighter Splitter in 2022

With each passing year, we rely on electronic devices more than ever. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops, for example, are all staples of modern life. Most people would no sooner leave home without their smartphone than go out without bringing any keys. And who can blame them? Besides calling and texting, your phone has all kinds of useful apps. You can use it to move money …

Review of the Hcalory (F79) 35L Portable Car Refrigerator/Freezer

When you’re on the road, you want to make the experience as enjoyable as possible. Sometimes, this involves the obvious joys of travel. You get to visit new and exciting locations, and try out different local foods. You can see famous landmarks, or just spend some time relaxing on a sunny beach. But a lot of enjoyment can also come from replicating – or exceeding …