LSPI: Low Speed Pre-Ignition (and What to Do About It) 

low speed pre-ignition damage

Around 2012 or so, the first of the small displacement and high performance turbocharged four cylinder engines began to emerge in scaled-down sports sedans and hatchbacks. The Ford Focus ST and the Mazdaspeed 3 come to mind. Manufacturers were then attempting to squeeze a bunch of brake horsepower (bhp) out of small displacement engines and … Read more

P0299 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0299 code

While you’re bound to have a little stress whenever your check engine light pops on, when that same light accompanies an engine that isn’t performing as it should, it can induce a full-on panic attack. That’s precisely what happens when your engine has a P0299 code. But just because you’re noticing a lot of things … Read more

Supercharger vs Turbocharger (Pros & Cons)

The engine of any vehicle depends on compressed air pressure to generate the power it needs to run properly. With a turbocharged or supercharged engine, the flow of air passes through each part first before heading into the vehicle’s engine. This method of compressing outside air is referred to as forced induction and it can … Read more