Car Engine Maintenance

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7 Signs of a Bad Clutch Master Cylinder

With a manual transmission, a functioning master cylinder is crucial. Check out these seven ways to tell whether you might have a problem.

Average Cost to Have an Engine Rebuilt

Is it worth rebuilding your cars engine? You may be surprised.

How to Test a Crankshaft Position Sensor

If your car engine fails to start properly, there could be a problem with the crankshaft position sensor.

Is Water Dripping From Your Exhaust Pipe Normal?

It can be worrisome when you see water dripping from your car's exhaust pipe or tail pipe, but don't worry, chances are your car is just fine.

Symptoms of a Bad Distributor Cap

Do you know how a bad distributor cap can affect your car? Learn to recognize the symptoms that might mean you need a new one.

Troubleshooting an Oil Leak in an Exhaust Pipe

The oil leaking out of your car’s exhaust might not be oil at all.

Warning Signs of a Bad Crankshaft Position Sensor

A bad crankshaft position sensor will give off many warning signs that are important for any driver to learn to recognize.

5 Problems a Bad Engine Mount Will Cause

Engine mounts may be small, but bad ones can cause big, and expensive, problems.

How to Test Ignition Coil in a Vehicle

Do you know how to tell if your ignition coil needs a replacement?

Symptoms of a Bad Ignition Switch

Trouble starting your car can come from many sources, so learning how to recognize the specific symptoms of a bad ignition switch is crucial.

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.

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 a Vehicle Speed Sensor Works

A vehicle speed sensor enables other systems to work.

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.

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.

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.

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 Fuel Pump Relay Works

You may wonder what service the engine's fuel pump relay provides.

How to Change Your Oil

Changing your own motor oil can extend the life of your car and improve MPG.