Knowing how to read a gas gauge should be simple: E is for empty, F is for full. There is no easier way to make that more obvious. However, is it really necessary to wait for the dial to point to E before you scramble to the nearest gas station for a refill? What if you're caught in the middle of the unforgiving Los Angeles traffic and you're miles away from the nearest … [Read more...] about Here’s Why You Should Never Plan to Refuel Only When Your Gauge Reads Empty
Guides for Engine and Drivetrain
FRAM filters have been around since the 1930s. What started out as a company producing 10 filters a day has become a household name responsible for engineering novel technologies such as integrating two filtering elements in one product and introducing a single-stage full-blow bypass diesel filter. With an expansive history spanning tens of thousands of products, it's easy … [Read more...] about FRAM PH8A Fits What Engines?
Have you ever thought about what is going on inside your car engine? Are you familiar enough with the processes your engine undergoes when you take your car out for your daily drive? Learning how a car engine works will give you a deeper understanding of your vehicle and will allow you to take better care of it, extending the life of your engine and other related … [Read more...] about How a Car Engine Works
You often hear rookie drivers point out how "my oil pressure gauge goes up when I accelerate," then end up not just with their gauge readings elevated but their stress levels as well. Now, before you let out a judgmental chuckle, let's first check if their concern merits anything. First off, everything that may seem stranger than normal in your car is worth looking … [Read more...] about Oil Pressure Gauge Goes Up When I Accelerate
What does a heater core do? A radiator-like component that is all about keeping the right temperature in your vehicle, the heater core functions as a modulator of the automotive heating and defrosting process. It is in charge of the circulation of warm air inside the cabin, ensuring, for one, that your windows don’t fog up. The heater core makes this possible by … [Read more...] about What Happens If I Bypass the Heater Core?