How to Check the Choke on a Carbureted Engine

The choke is a plate in the carburetor that opens and closes to allow more or less air into the engine. Similar to the...

How to Remove Cylinder Head Bolts

Removing the head is a major step in removing the cylinder head. These head bolts hold the cylinder head to the engine block. The...

How to Ensure Fuel Injectors Are Receiving the Correct Voltage

If your engine is running rough, there may be an issue with the vehicle’s fuel delivery system. Having a faulty injector can cause one...

How to Do a Compression Test

Over time, you may have noticed your vehicle not running quite as well as it did when you first bought it. It may have...

How to Rebuild a Car Engine

  Whether it is to breathe new life into a commuter or work vehicle, or for hobby in a classic car, there are many cases...

How to Understand Compression and Power Systems in Small Engines

Though engines have evolved over the years, all gasoline-powered engines use the same principles to function. The four strokes that occur in the engine...

How to Replace a Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Switch

With engines getting smaller but demand for power along with efficiency increasing, variable valve timing (VVT) gives you the best of both worlds. At...

How to Replace a Harmonic Balancer

The purpose of a harmonic balancer is to dampen the harmonic vibrations that all engines produce. On many engines, the harmonic balancer is integrated...

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