When you first learn about engines, a camshaft vs. crankshaft can be confusing. Here’s the difference between each and why they’re both important.
When rebuilding an engine, there is nothing more critical than getting the bearing clearance correct. Every engine has its own bearing clearance specs, but the measuring procedure does not change. … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Measure Engine Bearing Clearance
Camshaft and crankshaft sensors monitor the position of the engine’s crankshaft and camshaft by generating an electrical signal based on the position of the trigger wheel (variable reluctance sensor) or … Continue Reading What Are Camshaft and Crankshaft Sensors?
Installing a new clutch is an exercise in frustration, mainly because you have to manhandle a giant transmission underneath your car. The last thing you want to do is have … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How to Use a Clutch Alignment Tool
If you have crankshaft sensor issues, you probably won’t be going far. Here’s a closer look at how the CKP sensor works — and how it fails.
A crankshaft position sensor is part of your car’s fuel injection and ignition system. Here’s how to diagnose a faulty one before it stops your engine.