4 Reasons Why Water is Coming From Your Car Exhaust

The internal combustion engine of a vehicle emits exhaust gases during its combustion process. It would be bad if those gases were to stay in the engine which is why cars are built with an exhaust system. This is basically piping that allows the exhaust gases to flow out from the engine. The piping leads … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Hole in Your Muffler or Exhaust

Any vehicle with an internal combustion engine and an exhaust system is bound to have a device called a muffler (or “silencer” in some parts of the world). Usually located at the rear of a vehicle, a muffler in newer cars and trucks is made to last the lifetime of the vehicle (or much less … Read more

5 Causes of Car Blowing White Smoke from Exhaust

car blowing white smoke from exhaust

If you start up a vehicle with a gas engine and you notice white smoke blowing out of the exhaust pipe, there are a few reasons why this could be happening. One reason for white smoke is very common and completely harmless. But there are other times when white smoke is coming out of your car’s … Read more

Oxygen Sensor: Basic Function, Failure Symptoms and Replacement Cost

In this article we are going to go over a very important sensor in a car’s engine called the “oxygen sensor”.  Afterwards, you should know the basic function, working principle, bad symptoms, and average replacement cost of an oxygen sensor. How an Oxygen Sensor Works The internal combustion engine of your vehicle will always produce … Read more

5 Symptoms of an Exhaust Leak in a Car

The purpose of an exhaust system is to make the emissions of your car less harmful before they are transferred out of the tailpipe. If you have an exhaust system that does not work properly, the toxic gases from the emissions will get inside your vehicle and threaten the lives of everyone in there. Since … Read more

Charcoal Canister Function, Failure Symptoms and Replacement Cost

In this article we will explain about one part of the engine emission system called the charcoal canister. After reading, you will know its basic function, how it works, bad symptoms, how to replace and average replacement cost. And here we go: Function of a Charcoal Canister A charcoal canister has an important job to do … Read more

6 Symptoms of a Bad Catalytic Converter (and Replacement Cost)

Catalytic converters (not cadillac converters as some like to say) help remove toxic carbon dioxide gasses that a car produces from entering the outside air that we breathe. While it’s likely you will never need to repair or replace yours, sometimes they fail. So what are the symptoms of a bad catalytic converter? Can a … Read more

Symptoms of a Bad EGR Valve (and Replacement Cost)

The purpose of an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve is to improve your vehicle’s economy and performance. Not only that, but it also cuts down on emissions because it allows exhaust gasses to flow back through the cylinders to get burned again. The EGR valve even cuts down the emissions of nitrous oxide and allows … Read more