What Is An Air Filter And What Does It Do?
For your vehicle to run, it’s internal combustion engine requires a mixture of air, fuel, and a spark in exact quantities to help it fire up and generate power. Air is sucked into the engine and needs to pass through the air filter before it enters the engine. Before passing through the filter air is filled with engine damaging particles and contaminants including microscopic grains of sand, dirt, pollen and even leaves and feathers. Your air-filters job is to ensure none of those harmful nasties makes it into the engines combustion chamber as they can cause excess wear on your engine parts.
The Difference Between Brake Pads – Semi-Metallic, Ceramic and Organic, Brake Pads
Brake pads are a vital part of a vehicle, it’s able to convert kinetic energy to heat in order to stop your vehicle in its tracks. The brake pads send a signal to the brake rotor thus creating ample friction to stop your vehicle.
How To Spot a Failing Alternator
When you try the ignition key, instead of the engine firing up, what you will hear is a series of rapid clicks. “My battery is gone!” Or is your case worse than that? You can even have a similar experience with a newly bought battery if you miss the warning signals of a failing alternator. Here are some tips to look out for and see if you have a failing alternator.
What You Need to Know About Engine Misfires
Engine misfires can be very frustrating, the symptoms from each vehicle varies but it’s generally described as a stumble or momentary reluctance in power delivery. An engine misfire can be continuous or temporary and most times, it will generate a check-engine code.
How To Avoid Corrosion On Battery Terminals
Following on from our post on Maintaining Your Car Battery, here we focus on how to avoid corrosion on battery terminals. Car batteries are used to start a car and power the electronic aspects of the vehicle. They supply power that is used to ignite the fuel before your engine starts up. But when the battery terminals get rusty, there won’t be proper flow of power which makes your car useless for the moment.