Cool the temperature on your hot engine

Cool the temperature on your hot engine

“Antifreeze” is a chemical, primarily consisting of ethylene glycol, which when mixed with water serves to lower the freezing point and raise the boiling point of the mixture. Traditionally, the combination of antifreeze and water is known as...
Clutch system

Clutch system

A clutch system disconnects flow of power from the engine to the transmission system without turning off the engine. A typical clutch assembly consists of four main components; the pressure plate, clutch plate, spring diaphragm and the releaser bearing. All of these...
BRAKE FLUID FLUSH

BRAKE FLUID FLUSH

Brake fluid is a type of hydraulic fluid used in hydraulic brake and clutch applications in automobiles, motorcycles, light trucks, and some bicycles. It is used to transfer force into pressure, and to amplify braking force. It works because liquids are not...
Clogged and dirty fuel injectors

Clogged and dirty fuel injectors

The fuel injector is an engine component located either at the opening of the cylinder or in the inlet manifold. It is a small nozzle into which liquid fuel is injected at high pressure. It works like a spray nozzle of a pressure washer. For every cylinder in the...
Wheel Bearings

Wheel Bearings

Every wheel on a car is attached to an individual hub and inside each hub is a lubricated wheel bearing which allows the wheels to move freely without heat build-up. Wheel bearings are engineered strong but over time they will lose lubricity, wear out and need to be...
CV Joints and Axels

CV Joints and Axels

CV axles also referred to as joints are a modern drivetrain component commonly found on front wheel or all-wheel drive vehicles. They serve the purpose of transferring uniform torque at constant speed from the vehicle’s transmission and differential to the wheels so...
Exhaust, helps keep you healthy if it is

Exhaust, helps keep you healthy if it is

Most cars have minimal odour to their exhaust. It smells like, well, exhaust, but it’s not terribly strong. This is thanks in large part to the catalytic converter. However, some cars seem to have really smelly exhaust fumes due to a number of different reasons...
Intake Manifold

Intake Manifold

An intake manifold is the part of an engine that supplies the fuel and air mixture to the cylinders. Air doesn’t just enter your car’s engine on its own, it goes through a series of engine components before it reaches the cylinders where the air is burned with fuel....
What is a cold start and why do they happen?

What is a cold start and why do they happen?

A cold start is basically starting a car’s engine when it’s not at its optimal operating temperature, which is a cold start. Cold starts takes place when a car is switched off and parked for a longer period than 2 hours and when the climate you live in is typically...