The exhaust system allows a combustion engine to breathe and operate smoothly. How much do you know about it?
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?
If a rattling heat shield has you worried, you may not need new parts. One of these quick fixes can restore your sanity and protect your vehicle.
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.
A bad catalytic converter will mess up your emissions and affect your car’s performance. Here are the signs of a bad catalytic converter.
Unless you have to replace the entire exhaust system, basic maintenance of your vehicle’s exhaust system can be done with just a few hand tools and the right parts. But … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: Exhaust Clamps and Hangers
Exhaust gaskets are a pain, no matter how you slice it. When you have a leaky manifold, header, or flange gasket, all you hear is that annoying “tick tick tick … Continue Reading How To Make Custom Exhaust Gaskets For Your Special Project
Does your car need a new catalytic converter? Here’s what you need to look out for if you suspect a problem.
Ever try searching for a Cadillac converter? Don’t be embarrassed—we’ve all been there. Here’s a look at spellings and misspellings of common car parts.