Water Pump Failure
Water Pump

Water Pump Failure-What are the Symptoms

March 31, 2017

Although the water pump in most vehicles will last a long time, they are by no means indestructible. Like any other mechanical device, they will produce a few warning signs that they are wearing out. […]

Fluid Leaks
Coolant Leaks

What is that fluid leak under my car

March 30, 2017

Once you know what you are looking at, finding the source of the fluid leak will be much easier. As a result, let’s try to figure out what fluid is leaking from your car and […]

automotive radiator
Engine Overheating Topics

Automotive radiator overheating causes and cures

March 28, 2017

Automotive radiator overheating causes and cures. Internal combustion engines run on heat. Chemical energy in the fuel is transformed into thermal energy when the fuel burns. This produces mechanical energy to push the pistons, spin […]

engine bearings
Engine Bearings

How to replace engine bearings

March 27, 2017

Knowing how to replace engine bearings can be a life saver for your engine. Problems with engine bearings will usually result in some sort of knocking noise coming from your engine. The type of knocking […]

Engine Rebuilding

Should I rebuild my engine FAQ

March 23, 2017

The usual reasons to rebuild an engine are loss of compression, excessive oil consumption, or excessive oil clearances. So should I rebuild my engine ? The symptoms of loss of compression are extended cranking (hard […]

Brown Antifreeze
Diagnosing and Correcting Leaks

How to clean engine oil from cooling system

March 22, 2017

Learn how to clean engine oil from cooling system. Professional Installers offer the following information on cleaning engine oil from a cooling system in internal combustion engines. Occasionally, engine oil and cooling system liquids are […]

Head cracked
Coolant Leaks

Cylinder head cracking-What can cause it ?

March 14, 2017

Cylinder head cracking can result in catastrophic damage to the engine. In some cases, cylinder head cracking may be so severe that replacing the complete engine is the only cure. The causes of cylinder head […]

Variable valve timing
Engine Codes

Variable valve timing (VVT) Generic OBD II Fault Codes

March 13, 2017

Variable valve timing (VVT) systems aren’t only used to increase performance. Variable valve timing (VVT) benefit to fuel consumption and emission are slowly leaving the (EGR) valve in the past. In theory, maximum overlap is needed […]

Diesel Engine Issues
Diesel Engine Topics

Diesel engine issues FAQ

March 10, 2017

Diesel engine issues are frustrating and can be costly. Computer generated fault codes only go a certain distance to point in the direction of the problem. Many Dealers, specialists and garages equipped with expensive and sophisticated […]