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?
Can a fuel filter stop a car from starting? The short answer is yes! Here’s how a fuel filter works and how a faulty one can stop your car from running.
Is a diesel fuel additive a necessity for diesel-powered cars? While not a requirement, here are the benefits of an additive for diesel vehicles.
The worst thing about stop-start technology might be all in your head, but what is idle-stop or SST on a conventional or mild hybrid vehicle?
Nothing says horsepower like an engine compartment dressed with stainless steel braided hoses. Of course, nothing hurts like stabbing your fingers with the frayed edges of a braided hose. The … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: How To Cut Braided Hose
Driving with the gas light on might not seem like a big deal, but doing so consistently may eventually cause serious problems.
Fuel pump failure will stop you in your tracks and can be a difficult repair. Learn the warning signs, so you don’t get stranded.
Oxygen sensors alert your vehicle to provide more or less fuel for combustion. A bad oxygen sensor gives false information, causing all sorts of mischief.
Gas Tank Additives: What Works And What Doesn’tSome gas tank additives can come off sounding a bit like automotive snake oil. There’s no end to the…
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.