Vacuum Leak Detection
Vacuum Leaks

Vacuum Leak Detection – The Safe Way to Find Leaks

April 13, 2017

Vacuum leaks can trick you, and your car computer, into believing a particular sensor or system needs fixing. Then you start replacing components hoping you’ll fix the problem, unsuccessfully. Often, a vacuum leak makes an […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vacuum Leaks
Vacuum Leaks

How to find Vacuum Leaks

March 1, 2017

Vacuum leaks in today’s computer controlled engines can cause very serious engine damage. When an engine that has computer controlled spark and fuel systems has a vacuum leaks, the following events occur. Because the vacuum […]

Finding engine coolant leaks
Coolant Leaks

How to find engine coolant leaks

February 8, 2017

Checking a pressurized cooling system is easier than you think. Engine coolant leaks can occur anywhere in the cooling system. Nine out of 10 times, engine coolant leaks are easy to find. Usually the coolant […]

Antifreeze
Coolant Leaks

Antifreeze in Oil – What Can it Do ?

December 9, 2016

Antifreeze in Oil – What Can it Do ? Antifreeze in Oil can be Catastrophic if not dealt with quickly. Organic acids may form as a result of antifreeze oxidizing: Glycolic acid Oxalic acid Formic […]

antifreeze
Coolant Leaks

Antifreeze-What does it do-Why you need it.

December 8, 2016

Antifreeze-What does it do-Why you need it. Make sure that you have the correct antifreeze in the right concentration. This is critical to the health of your engine. Also the coolant capacity of modern systems […]

contaminated oil
Diagnosing and Correcting Leaks

White stuff under my oil cap

November 29, 2016

White stuff under my oil cap. You take the cap off of your valve cover to top off your oil or fill the crank case. You find a white milky creamy stuff coating the underside of the […]

rear-seal-leaking
Crankshafts

Rear Main Seal Leaks-or are they

November 26, 2016

It has been determined that 90% of all rear main seal oil leak complaints checked in the last five years are leaks in the pan gasket, rocker covers, side covers, etc., and are not leaking […]

vacuum readings
Engine Testing Procedures and Fixes

How to do a vacuum test

November 23, 2016

A vacuum test can tell you more than you think. One of the easiest and cheapest ways to check an engine for serious issues is to use a vacuum gauge. A vacuum gauge can tell […]