Car Engine Maintenance

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Performance Exhaust Systems vs. Straight Pipe Exhaust

These two types of vehicle exhaust systems offer a few differences in both performance and appearance that you should know about.

6 Signs of a Bad Torque Converter

Look for these telltale signs to know if your torque converter is malfunctioning.

How to Adjust Crankshaft Position Sensors

They alert the electronic control unit to the spin rate.

4 Symptoms of a Bad Car Thermostat

Broken thermostats can cause engine temperature problems.

3 Symptoms of a Failing Camshaft Sensor

A bad camshaft sensor can lead to non-functioning car.

5 Common Radiator Fan Problems

Radiator problems can cause expensive damage.

5 Symptoms of a Failing Catalytic Converter

Advice on troubleshooting a catalytic converter

6 Symptoms of an Ignition Coil Failure

Advice on troubleshooting an ignition coil failure

Removing a Car's Front Terminal Battery

A front terminal battery is often used in small cars.

Tightening an Oil Drain Plug

Y have to remove the oil drain plug with a socket wrench.

How to Check Engine Oil Consumption

High levels of oil consumption may be indicative of a leak.

Troubleshooting a Cracked Cylinder Head

A cracked cylinder head can be the cause of a lot of problems in your vehicle without immediately presenting itself as the cause.

How to Use a Fuel Pressure Gauge

The pressure gauge can determine the problem.

Troubleshooting a MAP Sensor

A faulty connection can lead to bad gas mileage.

4 Oil Pan Replacement Tips

Prepare for your oil plan replacement with a few tips.

The Benefits of Using Oval Exhaust Tubing

You can get conversion kits to switch over.

Troubleshooting Your Pneumatic Golf Cart Motor

Pneumatic motors turn compressed air into energy.

How to Change an Oil Pressure Sending Unit

The oil pressure sending unit tells you how much oil is left

How a Vehicle Speed Sensor Works

A vehicle speed sensor enables other systems to work.

How to Rebuild a Cylinder Head

Rebuilding a cylinder head requires precision.

How to Build Your Own Golf Cart Motor

Make sure you have the proper components.

How to Reset Camshaft Timing in a Vehicle

Wngine timing is an important component of car function.

Troubleshooting Common Radiator Cap Problems

If the radiator cap is broken, it won't keep the fluid in.

Auto Fluid Checking Tips

Here are some tips to check your vehicle’s fluids.

How to Repair a Vacuum Leak in Your Car

A vacuum leak in your car could cause it to ride abnormally.

Troubleshooting Excessive Oil Consumption in Your Car

When your car is burning through excessive amounts of oil, it could be a minor leak or an indication of a major problem.

Installing a Throttle Position Sensor

A malfuntioning throttle position sensor could cause the car to stall.

Fan Belt Replacement Tips

The fan belt drives the air conditioning and other systems in your engine.

How to Replace a Crankcase Filter

The crankcase filter, or breather filter, served an important purpose and is easy to replace.

Repairing a Broken Exhaust Pipe

You will have to cut out the rusted pipe.

How to Test a Fuel Injector

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

How to Install a Slave Cylinder

The clutch slave cylinder in a vehicle is designed to take the place of a clutch cable, so it is an important piece of your system.

Golf Cart Motor Maintenance and Care Tips

Golf carts are great for a sunny day on the green.

How to Replace an Engine Mount

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

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.

Cleaning a Corroded Car Battery Connector

This corrosion is caused by condensing and deteriorating battery acid.

How to Read an Oil Dipstick

Knowing how to use an oil dipstick is a simple task.

Different Types of Transmission Fluid Explained

Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) is used to regulate friction in your car.

How a Throttle Position Sensor Works

The sensor is located in the butterfly spindle.