When it comes to gasoline injection, do you know what GDI is or how it differs from other types of fuel injection systems? Learn more here.
Fuel pressure regulators are a vacuum operated spring-loaded diaphragm that enables a vehicle’s fuel delivery system to maintain a constant pressure. When the vehicle is at idle the regulator is … Continue Reading What Is A Fuel Pressure Regulator?
Up until the late 1980s, most cars had a fairly straightforward throttle control. You stepped on the accelerator pedal which was connected to a cable that actuated a mechanical linkage … Continue Reading What Is An Electronic Throttle Body?
There are a number of designs used to accurately measure air intake to an engine. When it comes to MAP vs. MAF sensors, what’s the difference?
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?
Most modern EFI engines have a Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor located in the air intake of the engine. This is the device that measures how much air is coming … Continue Reading How to Clean Your MAF Sensor For Better Performance
Despite what you may have seen in sci-fi action movies, there are no explosions in space. The reason for this is simple: without oxygen, explosions just aren’t possible. Fire feeds … Continue Reading What is a Throttle Body And How Does It Control Your Engine?
If you have an older vehicle, you might have noticed how the cold affects carburetors in distinctly undesirable ways. Here’s why, and what to do about it.
Engines are dirty. Everything about them involves an accumulation of dirt, grit, carbon, and gunk on every component. While that can be tolerated on the outside, it does not work so well on the inside of the engine…
Recognizing a Broken MAP Sensor