Category: Engine

What the start-stop system is for

In a bid to reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions to the atmosphere, car manufacturers are constantly offering innovative technologies designed to optimise the operation of the engine and …
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MultiJet

MultiJet is a term used for the second generation turbocharged diesel engines provided with a common rail direct fuel injection system. The electronic control splitting the entire fuel supply …
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Diesel engines: the essentials

A lot of the drivers who have already opted for a diesel-fueled vehicle are well aware of their advantages and peculiarities. However, those who are only starting to deal …
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How Does The Engine Lubrication System Work?

A car engine is the main unit that powers a vehicle. It consists of hundreds of interacting parts. Engine lubrication ensures that enough oil is supplied to the lubrication …
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What is a cylinder head gasket

The cylinder head gasket acts as a seal between the engine block and cylinder head. Its primary function is to prevent a loss of compression and to stop engine …
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Camshaft engine: functions, problems, and inspection

The camshaft has been a key component of internal-combustion engines since the early 1900s, surviving and outliving many technological advancements in the automotive industry. It plays a critical role …
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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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