What does the oxygen sensor do exactly, and how does it do it? As a DIYer, is there anything you need to know about testing or replacing O2 sensors?
In extreme climates, even the smallest amount of water in the fuel lines can cause serious problems. Over time, condensation in the fuel system leads to water formation in the … Continue Reading What Is Gas-Line Antifreeze And Why Do You Need It?
A lost gas cap can seem like a bigger deal than it is. Here are some ways to temporarily remedy the situation until you can install a replacement.
What does a carburetor do, and why were they ultimately overtaken by fuel injectors? Here we’ll discuss the function and history of this component.
You can certainly save yourself some frustration by cleaning the gum and varnish off your old carburetor, allowing it to function properly. Carburetors are subject to all manner of gunk- … Continue Reading How To Clean A Carburetor
Some car maintenance tips and tricks carry over to marine engines. So what about the popular engine treatment Sea Foam? Read our answer here.
A fuel filter protects your engine from small particles and major damage. The most common paper-element types must be changed regularly. Learn more here.
If your car was built before the late 1980s, chances are the engine uses a carburetor to feed the air and fuel into the engine. Carburetors (or carbs) are complex … Continue Reading Know How Notes: What is a Carburetor?
A modern gas cap serves several functions. Today’s fuel systems require a complete seal on the tank, without it, there can be issues down the road.
Gasoline has a shelf-life. Within a few months, untreated gas fades in potency and can gum up the internals of the fuel system. Within 6 months, stored fuel can completely … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How To Use Fuel Stabilizer