Top 4 Causes of a Car Engine That Cranks But Won’t Start

If you own a car, you might have come across the problem of your car not starting. You can feel so frustrated, especially when you repeatedly turn the car key in the ignition and your car simply does not power on itself. However, as desperate as you may feel, it is advisable that you don’t … Read more

How Does VTEC Work?

Not everyone knows what it stands Vtec, but probably almost everyone has read Vtec on vehicle sales brochure. Then what is it? And how Vtec works? Vtec ia an abbreviation of variable valve timing and Lift Electronic Control. Vtec is a regulator valve technology discovered by Honda and still used by a range Honda engines … Read more

How to Clean Fuel Injectors

The fuel injectors are the parts of the engine which are responsible for spraying a mist of mixed air and fuel into the intake valve of the engine from where the mixture goes into the piston cylinders for the combustion. The ECU (engine control unit) determines the amount of fuel which is pushed into the … Read more

Choosing and Replacing Your Crankcase Oil Filter

Before we explain about “tips when you replace crankcase oil filter”, let me explain first the different between OIL FILTER and CRANKCASE OIL FILTER. So here we go… Crankcase Oil Filter vs Oil Filter An oil filter is an equipment made to remove contaminants or dirt from engine oil as well as from other kinds … Read more

Iridium vs Platinum Spark Plugs

Whether they are mechanics or not, many people already know something about what a spark plug is. A spark plug is an important component in a vehicle, whether it is a car, truck, or really any other equipment which contains an internal combustion engine. A spark plug is what allows the engine to ignite electrically, … Read more

Diesel Engine vs Gasoline Engine Comparison

Internal combustion engines have truly been a hallmark of 20th century invention and innovation. They have powered cars, trucks, aircraft, boats, and much more. These are machines that are the workhorse of the modern era, so it helps to know a bit about how they function, and what characterizes their operation. The fact of the … Read more

Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals

Internal combustion is based on the idea that you can create lots of energy when you burn gasoline in a small enclosed area. When you are able to harness the expanding gas that comes from this process then you have created the core of an internal combustion engine. From there, the energy from this gas … Read more

Timing Belt vs Timing Chain

Since there are many aspects of timing chains and timing belts to consider, it can be difficult to know exactly where to start when it comes to the comparison between a timing belt vs timing chain. The first thing to have when making this comparison is some background information about why mechanical engine timing is … Read more

Common Rail Diesel Engine: Working Principle, Pros and Cons

Diesel engines have certainly changed over the last couple of decades. They previously used a fuel injection system for delivering fuel to the engine. This was done through a series of pump nozzles that would pump the fuel at low pressure into the fuel injectors. The downside to this diesel system is that it generates … Read more