When did the government say no new cars?

When did the government say no new cars?

On Aug. 18, the U.S. Office of Price Administration dropped a long-anticipated triple whammy of rationing: no new-car sales to nonmilitary personnel, price limits and mandatory indoor storage of unsold new cars.

When did they stop making cars after Pearl Harbor?

Within two months of the Dec. 7, 1941, bombing of Pearl Harbor, the last civilian cars rolled off the assembly lines, and auto plants were frantically converting to military-only production of arms, munitions, trucks, tanks and planes.

When did General Motors start making cars again?

By December 1942, Detroit had become the “Arsenal of Democracy” and didn’t resume civilian production of automobiles until the war ended in 1945. As the biggest of 23 General Motors divisions and subsidiaries, Chevrolet assumed a huge role, much of it spelled out in the pages of Automotive News.

What causes a car to stop while driving?

The crankshaft sensor is a necessary part to make your car engine running on a lot of car models. On some car models, you do also have a camshaft position sensor, which the car uses if the camshaft sensor is faulty. In this case, a faulty crankshaft position sensor may not cause the car to stop entirely.

What happens when your car stops moving but is still running?

Q: In the middle of driving my car stops moving but is still running. I was at a traffic stop and when the light turned green I put my foot on the gas but the car would not move it just revved up. I got the car towed home, because it wouldn’t go into gear.

On Aug. 18, the U.S. Office of Price Administration dropped a long-anticipated triple whammy of rationing: no new-car sales to nonmilitary personnel, price limits and mandatory indoor storage of unsold new cars.

What to do when your car stalls at a stop?

Often, all you need is clean the sensing element using mass airflow sensor cleaner. When checking the sensor, verify that there are no air leaks in the air ducts between the sensor and throttle body. Confirm the air cleaner hoses and ducts are properly connected.