Internal combustion is nasty business. The muffler on your car filters the sound, but it does very little to reduce the toxic components of the exhaust. That task falls on the much-maligned catalytic converter…
If you’re battling engine performance issues or diagnosing emissions problems, you might be wondering, what does a catalytic converter do?
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When General Motors’ 1.4L Ecotec engines started to exhibit higher than normal oil consumption, owners and technicians alike had reason to panic. Assuming the worst – that the engines’ internals … Continue Reading Solving GM 1.4L Ecotec Oil Burning Problems
The EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) valve is an emission control device which helps maintain the combustion chamber temperature in an effort to reduce the formation of nitrogen oxides (NOx). The … Continue Reading What Does An EGR Valve Do And Why Is It Important For Emissions?
What is a canister purge solenoid, how is it connected to the EVAP system and what are the signs yours might be failing? Learn more here.
The Ford EGR Pressure Feedback system is known for persistent P0401 EGR low flow code issues. Bear in mind, low flow can be caused by several issues. The most common … Continue Reading Dealing With Ford P0401 Code Issues
It used to be when you heard someone say “diesel,” the word “dirty” was usually in close proximity. Those were the old days. Today’s modern diesel engines, including those found … Continue Reading EGR Valves & Coolers Are Core To Maintaining Clean Diesel Emissions
A bad catalytic converter will fail to transform dangerous exhaust gasses and feed back pressure into the exhaust system. Here’s how to diagnose it.
An oxygen sensor is an important part of your vehicle’s emission control system. Can you clean an oxygen sensor or should you replace it?