Engine Misfires

Engine misfires finding and fixing them

February 6, 2017 Danny Bender

Engine misfires finding and fixing them. Misfires can cause the driver to feel a jerking action while driving.  Engine misfires can happen constantly or intermittently. The engine stumbles for a moment and then regains its pace. Just as soon as the rpm settle down, though, the engine misfire reappears, and […]

Engine Spark Knock

What is engine spark knock-Is it bad

January 21, 2017 Danny Bender

Engine spark knock what is it? Is it bad and what can you do about it? If your engine makes an annoying knocking, pinging or rattling sound when you accelerate or work your engine hard with a load – like driving uphill, passing a slowpoke or towing a trailer – […]

EGR Valve Blockage

Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve- (EGR)- FAQ

November 16, 2016 Danny Bender

The Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve or (EGR) Valve as most refer to it is designed to cool exhaust gas by burning exhaust for a second time within the intake system. This result is the reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions. Recirculation of the exhaust leads to a gradual accumulation of carbon particles […]

Diesel engine

Diesel engine issues FAQ

December 26, 2015 Danny Bender

Diesel engine issues are frustrating and can be costly. Many Dealers, specialists and garages equipped with expensive and sophisticated diagnostic equipment still seem to struggle. Computer generated fault codes only go a certain distance to point in the direction of the problem. After that, it is a process of elimination, unfortunately at your […]