Fuel injectors, which help vehicles achieve higher fuel efficiency and better emission control, are said to be “non-wearing” items. In fact, they are so sturdy they can last the shelf-life of a car. However, like any other part, fuel injectors are not exempt from damage. You can still have a bad fuel injector, and usually clogging (due to dirt, carbon build-up or … [Read more...] about How to Clean Fuel Injectors
A well-maintained automotive brake system can help keep you safe on the road. It is important to recognize the early warning signs of a failing brake system, like a rattling or grinding noise when braking, as it can keep you, your family, and your friends out of possible danger. Brake noises can mean different things. Sometimes, they are normal and harmless; other times, … [Read more...] about Grinding Noise When Braking
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
The alternator is your car battery’s ultimate partner. An integral part of your car’s charging system, the alternator is responsible for backing up your battery, making sure it is always recharged so your vehicle can run smoothly. The music from your stereo, the comfort from your heated seats, the right temperature from your air conditioning system, the illumination from … [Read more...] about How Much to Replace an Alternator?
The Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF) determines the amount of air entering your car’s engine and transmits data to the Engine Control Unit (ECU). If the signal is not within the normal operating range, it will display the mass air flow sensor code P0101 and illuminate the vehicle’s “Check Engine” light. Other causes of code P0101: MAF sensor or wiring is too close to … [Read more...] about How Do You Check a Mass Air Flow Sensor?