How to Clean Pistons Without Removing

Cleaning piston in the engine.

When you are in the midst of a long drive, engine failure may be very irritating. Which begs the question, what exactly is the cause of engine failures?  The gasoline ignites whenever you start your vehicle, leaving carbon deposits and oil sludge in the piston head and the engine’s valves. Remains of carbon powder will …

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How To Test AC Compressor Clutch Coil

Checking AC Compressor Clutch Coil

A friend of mine asked me the other day about the A/C compressor, and I promptly said that the A/C compressor is simply a pump, and sans a good compressor, the unit will never work. I further told him that the compressor clutch engages the compressor. This compressor clutch consists of a powerful electromagnet as …

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What Is Considered High Mileage For A Diesel?

Ram truck driving long-distance trip.

When it comes to engine comparison, it will be safe to say that diesel engines are more durable than gas engines and get higher mileage than gas engines. Diesel engines are characterized by significant longevity compared to gas engines. Moreover, diesel engine architecture is stouter compared to the gas engine, and its applications require a …

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What Is Average Mileage For A Car?

Mileage meter on car.

You might have been using your car for a long time, and now you are asking about how many miles your car would last. Well, you are not alone, for many car users out there are also asking the same question. However, the answer to how long your car would last depends more on several …

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Why Does My Car Sound Like A Motorcycle?

Problems of motorcycle exhaust noise on my car.

If your vehicle emits motorcycle-like noises, you may have a severe issue. Car problems often begin with a blast or some version of the most obnoxious sounds you can fathom. A grind and a tremor from the gearbox may be heard, as well as unexpected motorcycle sounds or screeches from the engine bay’s recesses. In …

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