Car Engine Maintenance

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How to Troubleshoot an Overheating Engine

Don't let a small issue cause serious damage.

Coolant: What it Does and Why It's Important

Without coolant, your engine would reach temperatures beyond its tolerance levels and seize, resulting in a costly engine overhaul.

How to Change Your Car's Oil

Learn how to change your car's oil to save money and improve your skillset.

How to Install a Battery Disconnect Switch

Make your car safer by installing a switch on your battery.

How to Hollow Out a Catalytic Converter

Removing the core from your catalytic converter is often unnecessary but here's how it can be done.

How to Replace an Engine Mount

The cost of replacing an engine mount is between $30 and $60.

How to Remove an Exhaust Manifold

Remove your exhaust manifold and replace the gasket.

How to Clean a Diesel Fuel Injector

Diesel fuel vapors can accumulate and eventually clog the diesel fuel injector. If your fuel injector

How to Test a Fuel Injector

One of the parts of your car that needs to be checked and maintained is the fuel injector.

Calculating the Cost of Replacing a Fuel Injector

Save on the cost of replacing your automobilefuel injector.

How Often Should a Fuel Injector be Cleaned?

Clean your fuel injectors in a timely manner.

How to Wire a Radiator Fan

it is important to understand the role of a radiator fan

How to Check and Add Coolant to a Car

Checking and adding coolant to cars is an auto-related task that can be done by a novice.

How to Backflush a Vehicle's Coolant System

Backflushing is used to completely remove any coolant that remains after the radiator is drained.

What is a Chemical Radiator Flush?

Flush your radiator and save.

Add a Switch to a Radiator Fan

It's a good way to help keep your fan in prime condition.

How to Replace Your Golf Cart Motor

Make sure you have the proper components.

How to Jump Your Golf Cart Motor

Playing 18 holes of golf on a warm day is a great way to relax, but that relaxing outing can be marred

How to Replace an Exhaust Manifold Gasket

Replace your exhaust manifold gasket.

How to Test an Ignition Module

Identify the problem with an inexpensive tool and knowledge.

Troubleshooting a Clogged Catalytic Converter

A clogged catalytic converter can cause big problems. Here's how to fix it.

Installing a Boat Ignition Switch

Your boat ignition switch is an important part of the starting process. It is connected to the starter

Troubleshooting a Faulty Power Window Switch

The power window fuse is one of the things to check first.

6 Tips for Improving Your Cars Diesel Engine Efficiency

Tthe diesel engine has been making advances in recent years.

How to Change an Oil Pressure Sending Unit

The oil pressure sending unit tells you how much oil pressure is present.

How to Remove an Engine Oil Pump

An engine oil pump pushes oil throughout the motor in order to keep all of the parts lubricated.

How to Rebuild a Transfer Case

If you are having problems with the four-wheel drive option on your vehicle, it could be a result of

Troubleshooting a Leaking Transfer Case

Your car or truck’s transfer case is what allows you to utilize the four-wheel drive or all-wheel

How to Rebuild a Cylinder Head

Rebuilding a cylinder head requires precision.

How to Repair a Bent Shift Fork

One thing that can really throw off your shifting while driving is when you bend your shift fork.

How to Bleed a Clutch Master Cylinder

If your car's clutch is not releasing fully the clutch master cylinder needs bleeding.

Tips for Changing Connecting Rod Bearings

Change connecting rod bearings.

How to Change a Power Steering Belt

When your power steering starts to fail, your belt might be the problem. The good news is that it's not difficult to replace a power steering belt in most car models.

Troubleshooting Your Go Kart Engine: Stalling Problems

Whether it's gas or electric, here are a few things to try.

What Is a Gear Motor?

It's an electrical motor used to turn a rotor.

Turbo Diesel Cars: How to Flush Turbo Diesel Engine

Turbo diesel cars tend to have heavier engines than regular gas cars and because of this tend to experience

Tips for Improving Gas Mileage with a V8 Engine

A V8 engine uses 8 cylinders that are connected to the crankcase. The name V comes from the formation

How a Crankshaft Works

Without a crankshaft, your engine wouldn't produce power for the vehicle.

How a Crankshaft Position Sensor Works

The crankshaft position sensor is a vital electronic device located in the engine of a car.

How to Remove a Car Gearbox

If you are having problems with your vehicle's transmission, you may have to remove the car gearbox in

How to Replace a Car's Orifice Tube

One of the many parts that can fail within your vehicle's air conditioning, is the orifice tube. This

How to Clean an Outboard Carburetor

The outboard carburetor is an essential part of your boat, as well as on other engines that are exposed

Oil Pump Priming Process Explained

In order to ensure that you get the best out of your vehicle, you may decide to perform an oil pump priming.

How to Replace an Engine Flywheel

Replacing an engine flywheel can be a daunting task.