Engine testing starts when you open the hood. Is a wire loose? Did a vacuum line fall off ? Do not look for a complicated solution to a simple problem.
A compression test is a good way, to measure the condition of the rings, cylinders, and valves. So, if your engine is running rough or is lacking power, consider doing a compression test. Also, it […]
If you have a compression leak between cylinders; it can allow the compression, to leak from one cylinder to the next. This causes a loss of compression, and sometimes, allows exhaust gasses, back into the […]
A running (dynamic) compression test, confirms how efficiently each cylinder is pulling air in. Next, retaining it for the correct amount of time, then releasing it, into the exhaust. So, if a cylinder cannot perform […]
So, your throttle position sensor (TPS) could be failing, if your car was running fine; but suddenly it’s, stalling, jerking, idling poorly, surging, or just running bad. Consequently, a failing Throttle Position Sensor (TPS), could […]
Valves and piston rings, are crucial for your engine to function properly. Aside from your head gasket, these are the parts that are responsible for, sealing the combustion chamber. Most of the time, valves and […]
So, the engine fuel systems job sounds pretty basic. It delivers fuel from the fuel tank to the engine. Testing the engine fuel system, is relatively simple. The engine fuel system consists of; the filler […]
To start with, the alternator and the battery in your vehicle; are both components of the charging system. So, diagnosing a alternator or battery failure can be a bit tricky. Because, the electrical power in […]