Category: Engine

How do fuel injection systems work?

The method of getting fuel into a car’s engine has come on lightyears since the first combustion engines were developed. The simple idea of having a pipe that transferred …
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Is an intercooler upgrade really worth it

Intercoolers can breath some new life into a turbo engine, but might not give you the gains you’re dreaming about. Nothing makes a car sound quite as impressive as …
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Engine Flush: Does it work and is it safe

Is this controversial product going to damage or restore your engine? When it comes to successful car maintenance, knowing how to keep your engine in order and running smoothly …
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Do fuel injector cleaners really work

Deposits of fuel residue are a big problem for fuel injectors and these cleaners could be the solution It is almost impossible to surf the internet or to walk …
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When should you change your timing belt

If you timing belt breaks, you could be left with some huge repair costs. But how do you know when you should replace the timing belt? The guide below …
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How to check the engine cooling fan

Inspect the cooling fan drive belt.Replace the belt if you detect any traces of grease on the belt surface.If you notice signs of the drive belt splitting or wearing …
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How to clean a throttle body

Modern air intake systems can work for a long time without servicing. However, it is still necessary to take some preventative measures around every 120,000 km to keep them …
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How to check a turbocharger

Listen to the engine while cold. If you hear humming from the turbine when it’s working, the bearings are probably worn out. Metal screeching, caused by impeller vanes contacting …
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How to extend the lifespan of your engine

Regularly check your engine oil level.A lack of oil in the system causes abrasive wear of engine parts. Change your engine oil and filter according to the prescribed schedule. …
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Facts to consider when choosing the spark plugs

Petrol engines use spark plugs for igniting the air-and-fuel mixture inside the cylinders. They differ in the number of electrodes, production material and are produced by a wide range …
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