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.
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Watch out for these four bad fuel filter symptoms that could lead to problems that diminish engine performance and fuel economy.
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Cleaning a lawn mower carburetor is a great summertime DIY project, and it helps to extend the life of your lawn mower. Here’s how you can do it each year.
Knowing how to replace a fuel filter is technically simple as long as you understand a few things before you start. Here’s a quick look.
Fuel filters have the important job of trapping impurities, but they don’t last forever. Learn the signs of a clogged fuel filter and when to replace it.