Month

November 2014

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO READ YOUR SPARK PLUG?

Some might think knowing how to read the spark plug is something out of line but it helps reveal the main culprit behind any malfunctioning that may occur on your vehicle. Reading the condition of the old spark plugs can reveal a lot about what may have caused a plug to foul out as we
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DO YOU KNOW HOW IMPORTANT YOUR SPARK PLUG IS?

The spark plugs are the business end of the ignition system.Spark plugs deliver the spark needed to ignite the air/fuel mixture. if there is no spark, it means no combustion will take place and this can lead to wasted energy, increased emissions, loss of performance, idle roughness, h
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HOW TO FIX MISFIRING CYLINDER

Now you know the causes of misfiring, the best thing you can do in other to fix misfiring cylinder would be to take your car to your mechanic or local auto parts store and have them hook the car up to a diagnostic machine to read the misfire codes and tell you the nature of your misfi
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CAUSES OF MISFIRING CYLINDER

What is Misfiring? What is misfiring and what are the causes of misfiring? In order to understand that, let’s talk a little bit first about the internal combustion engine. The best way to think about an internal combustion engine is to think of a bicycle. Every time a cyclist pushed d
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5 MOST COMMON AIR FILTER PROBLEMS

Air filter is a device for filtering particles from the air passing through it, especially one protecting the air inlet of an internal-combustion engine. A vehicle air filter is an easy to replace project but many times forgotten. An internal combustion engine needs air to be mixed wi
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ENGINE FAILURE DUE TO MISASSEMBLY

So far so good we have discussed three cause of engine failure and now lets look at the fourth cause which is engine failure due to misassembly.You can probably ignore misassembly as a factor in a high mileage engine failure. But in a newly rebuilt engine or a low mileage failure, it
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ENGINE FAILURE CAUSED BY DETONATION

Another major cause of engine failure is by detonation,piston detonation damage Detonation (Spark Knock ) is a form of abnormal combustion that results from too much heat and pressure in the combustion chamber. The fuel ignites spontaneously causing a sudden rise in cylinder pressure.
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ENGINE FAILURE CAUSED BY LUBRICATION PROBLEMS

In the previous post we started the discussion on engine failure in which under the various listed causes of engine failure we talked about engine failure by overheating() and another factor that can cause engine failure is by lubrication, if your car is deficient of lubricant as at w
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ENGINE FAILURE

An engine failure is always bad news. Aside from the fact that it consumes most of your precious time, it also forces you to make a painful financial decision. If the cost to repair, overhaul or replace the engine is more than the resale value of your car or truck, the investment may
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DIAGNOSING CAR ENGINE NOISE

Car engine noise is usually a symptom that something may be wrong with your motor. All car engines make some operating noise, but when you hear an unusual noise from your car or excessive noise coming from under the hood, it usually means trouble. Here are some common car engine noise
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