4 Symptoms of a Bad Water Pump (and Replacement Cost

Every vehicle has a cooling system for its engine. The water pump is one of the main components of this cooling system. Its function is to keep coolant fluids flowing into the engine from the radiator. As long as the water pump continues to function as normal, the coolant will continue to flow as it … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Thermostat

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When you get too cold or hot in your house, you probably adjust a thermostat to change the temperature in the room. Engine blocks can also be too hot or too cold; they too need a thermostat to manage their temperature. How does a Thermostat Work? Unlike the thermostat for your house, most thermostats used … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Air Filter in Your Car

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The air filter is a part of the vehicle that should be self-explanatory. As you probably know, the internal combustion engine can only operate if it has the proper amount of air and fuel. The air that goes into the engine is supplied by the outdoors. However, the engine requires this to be clean air … Read more

Symptoms of a Bad PCV Valve (and its Replacement Cost)

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The PCV, or positive crankcase ventilation, valve allows gas from the engine’s crankcase to get released into the combustion chambers. This helps improve the functionality of the vehicle and increases the efficiency of its engine. But if you have a PCV valve that is bad then you will notice the performance of your car will … Read more

Diesel Engine vs Gasoline Engine (What’s the Difference?)

Diesel engines and gasoline (petrol) engines are two internal combustion engines that are most commonly found in automobiles. They both have similarities and differences between them. Similarities One big similarity is they are both 4 stroke engines. The 4 strokes of these engines include intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust. When it goes through the intake … Read more

How to Prevent your Engine from Overheating

Automobiles have cooling systems that prevent them from getting overheated. This particularly comes in handy during the summertime when the engine has to sustain more heat from the sunlight. But if you have a cooling system that is defective for whatever reason then your engine could overheat very easily under these circumstances. That is why … Read more