Car Engine Maintenance

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Will adjusting the clutch pedal reduce clutch slipping?

Over the course of time, the normal wear and tear exerted on a clutch pedal can lead to the clutch beginning

Why does corrosion form on the inside of a distributor cap?

There are several reasons corrosion could be forming in your distributor cap. One of the most common

How to Use a Fuel Pressure Gauge

The pressure gauge can determine the problem.

How to Wire a Battery Disconnect Switch

Installing a battery disconnect switch in a car can save lives if used in the proper situation. These

How to Replace a Fuel Filter

Keeping your car in peak condition is a constant chore, and one oft-forgotten maintenance step is to

How to Locate and Replace the Cold Start Valve

One of the ways engineers have been able to help an engine start on those cold winter days is with a

How to Perform a Hydraulic Pressure Test

If you are having problems or concerns with the disc brakes in your vehicle, you can perform a hydraulic

How to Change a Hydraulic Cylinder

Many times, a hydraulic cylinder in your car can be repaired by changing out pistons or seals inside

Replacing a Camshaft Sensor

If the camshaft sensor isn’t working properly then your engine will be firing poorly, misfiring

Is It Time For a Tune-up Yet ? Power Loss and Poor Gas Mileage

Power Loss How long since the fuel filter was changed? A dirty filter is a common cause of power

Is It Time For a Tune-up Yet ? Hard Starting, Knocking and Stalling

Hard Starting This is the most common form of car trouble. It's usually due to some unperformed

Is It Time For a Tune-up Yet ? Introduction

It's been a couple of years since you had the car tuned up but it still seems to be running fine. Leave

Help Your Car Keep Its Cool - Clean, Flush, Refill

To avoid problems resulting from rust, dirt and mineral deposits in the cooling system, it's best to

How to Rig Your Golf Cart Motor for More Horsepower

Modifying a golf cart motor can be complex.

How to Free Up a Frozen Go Kart Torque Converter

Here's how to free up a frozen torque converter.

2 Tips for Cleaning an Exhaust Manifold

Exhaust manifolds can get dirty with soot, grease, and rust.

How to Weld an Exhaust Manifold

Knowing how to weld an exhaust manifold can be helpful.

How to Test a Coolant Temperature Sensor

Knowing how to test whether your engine parts are defective is important, especially when that part regulates your engine's temperature.

Average Cost of Engine Rebuild Kits

If you're rebuilding an engine, here's some info you'll need

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 Replace an Engine Flywheel

Replacing an engine flywheel can be a daunting task.

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?

Catalytic Converter Installation Made Easy

Catalytic converter installation isn’t just for the pros. Yes, it’s a job that requires more

Turbo Diesel Cars: How to Repair a Turbo Diesel Register

Turbo diesel cars, like a Mercedes or Porsche, are charged with a turbo, which is a special, supercharged

How to Upgrade Your Go Kart Torque Converter

Go-karts work by using a go kart torque converter which is vital for the vehicle’s automatic transmission.

Can I put brake fluid in my transmission to stop the fluid from leaking?

Brake fluid can stop small transmission fluid leaks.

How to Read an Oil Dipstick

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

How to Install a U Joint on a Drive Shaft

U joints are located at both ends of a drive shaft.

How to Test Your Car's Spark Plug Wires

Spark plug wires are tough but don't often need replacing.

How to Replace a Car's Inline Fuel Filter

The inline fuel filter cleans the fuel in your engine.

How to Test for a Bad Vehicle Speed Sensor

Vehicle speed sensors send a signal about its current speed.

How Car Struts Get Bent

Car struts use springs to ensure a smooth ride.

Installing a Battery Kill Switch

A battery kill switch offers a remote way to turn off your car's engine in case someone steals it.

How to Replace a Car Ignition Switch

To replace the ignition switch in your car, you will need to access the steering wheel column assembly.

How to Replace a Window Regulator

Follow these steps to replace a window regulator.

How to Change an Oil Pressure Switch

When doing a routine oil change, switch out the oil pressure sensor if yours is having problems.

How to Replace the Throttle Cable on a Motorcycle

Replacing the throttle cable on your motorcycle requires some tools and persistence.

How to Change Clutch Fluid

You don't need to visit a mechanic if your clutch won't fully engage or disengage. Just gather your tools and follow these nine steps.