Car Engine Maintenance

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How to Replace an Ignition Coil

If your vehicle has become difficult to start, it may be an ignition coil issue.

3 Catalytic Converter Repair Tips

Catalytic converter repair can be a challenging job.

How to Expand Exhaust Tubing

Expanding exhaust tubing or pipes is a procedure used to enlarge the diameter of exhaust pipes.

How to Adjust Turbo Diesel Engine Timing

The turbo diesel engine is a favorite of enthusiastic motorists from Europe and Asia.

7 Common Problems With Diesel Cars

Diesel cars may save you money in fuel expenses, but cost you in other ways.

How to Fix a Leaking Fuel Injector

A leaking fuel injector isn't something you need a mechanic to fix. Try it on your own!

How to Clean Coolant Off of an Engine

If you miss your target, grab the kitty litter.

How to Get Oil Out of Your Vehicle's Coolant System

A leaking gasket can mean you end up with oil in the coolant system of your vehicle.

What to Do When the Coolant Reservoir is Overflowing

Occasionally your automobile’s coolant reservoir will begin to overflow.

How to Burp a Vehicle's Coolant System

The coolant system on any vehicle, even when the vehicle’s radiator appears to be full, may not

Transmission Fluid vs Gear Oil

Transmission fluid vs. gear oil. What's difference?

Why a Vehicle Might Use Too Much Coolant

The amount of coolant used by a vehicle is a good determinant of whether the vehicle is leaking.

Go Kart Torque Converter vs. Clutch: Which Allows More Speed?

A go kart is a motor vehicle with four wheels.

Troubleshooting Your Gas-Powered Golf Cart Motor

Golf cart engines are not that different from car or lawn mower engines.

6 Tips to Get the Most Power Out of Your Go Kart Engine

No matter what age you are, you want your go kart to be fast and powerful! These six tips will trick out your engine so that you've got the best on the block.

How to Turn a Motorcycle Engine into a Go Kart Engine

A Go Kart has four wheels, a steering wheel, and brakes.

How to Repair an Exhaust Manifold Leak

With an internal combustion engine, you may find that you develop an exhaust manifold leak. The manifold

3 Common Catalytic Converter Problems

A catalytic converter is a part important to the emissions system in a modern car. Learn what may be causing yours to malfunction.

The Benefits of Having a High-Flow Catalytic Converter

Here are the benefits of having a high-flow catalytic converter.

How to Weld Exhaust Tubing

Welding exhaust tubing doesn't have to be left to the pros. Learn how you can tackle the task on your own.

How to Install an Exhaust Tip

An exhaust tip is an automotive accessory that adds flair to your vehicle and helps vent engine fumes.

Pros and Cons of a Dual Exhaust System

Before you install a dual exhaust system, you should understand its pros and cons.

Troubleshooting a Faulty Oil Pressure Sensor

Is your oil pressure light shining with a full oil tank? Here are common signs to look for when checking for a bad oil pressure sensor.

3 Reasons Engine Mounts Break Down

An engine mount in a car might break down for a variety of reasons.

Two Ways to Test a Clutch Pedal

You can adjust the clutch pedal by taking it to a professional, or you can easily do it yourself with one of these two methods.

Tips for Increasing Diesel Engine Performance

Maximizing diesel engine performance is an important goal in diesel vehicles.

Installing an Engine Block Heater

Want to improve your fuel economy? Look no further.

How an Exhaust Leak Affects Engine Performance

Your engine performance requires that all components in the car operate at optimum capacity.

How to Replace a Crankshaft Oil Seal

Not all car repairs need a mechanic's expertise. Try your hand at replacing your own crankshaft oil seal.

How to Change a Crankshaft Position Sensor

Learn how you can install a new crankshaft position sensor in the event yours begins to fail.

How a Gear Motor Works

If you've ever seen a crane in action, you've seen a great example of how a gear motor works.

Pros and Cons of Using a Silicone Radiator Hose

A silicone radiator hose is a popular alternative to standard rubber hoses.

How to Install a Coolant Temperature Sensor

The coolant temperature sensor is what tells the car's computer the current engine temperature.

How to Repair Damaged Rubber Window Seals on Your Car

Wind and rain can ruin your car interior if allowed to leak through, so make your window seals are always in top shape.

How to Test a Fuel Pressure Regulator

A fuel pressure regulator is located between the vehicle's gas tank and its carburetor.

4 Warning Signs of Fuel Filter Problems

Gasoline isn't enough. Make sure the fuel that makes it to your engine is clean enough to actually power your car.

4 Causes of a Transmission Fluid Leak

Find out how to source transmission leaks in your car.

How to Replace a Vehicle Speed Sensor

This vehicle speed sensor is a small magnetic coil.

Disconnecting a Negative Battery Terminal

Every car manual and every auto mechanic will tell you to disconnect a negative battery terminal before starting any work on your car. But, do you know how to do so properly?