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The Benefits of Using OEM Ford Parts in Your Engine Rebuild

The Benefits of Using OEM Ford Parts in Your Engine Rebuild

Let's face it; engine rebuilds are about as exciting as watching paint dry. But just like that fresh coat of paint, an engine rebuild can breathe new life into your trusty Ford. But, before you jump into an engine rebuild, one crucial decision needs to be made: what...

Are High Revs Bad For Your Engine

Are High Revs Bad For Your Engine

Do you love the sound of a high-revving engine? Many people do, but is that really good for your car? Some experts say that revving your engine too high can actually be bad for it. Find out why and what you can do to protect your investment. Maximum RPM Each motor has...

Here Are Tips to Make Your Engine Run Like New

Here Are Tips to Make Your Engine Run Like New

Your car has been yours for the past ten years, and she has always performed admirably. But she's considered elderly by car standards. She should probably be traded in for a new automobile, but the cost is too high at the moment. Then, how can I make my engine run...

Check Your Engine Health!

Check Your Engine Health!

However, there are several other signs to look for that can show if a car is having any type of moderate to serious engine issues. Because engines are expensive to replace and vehicles are virtually useless without a good engine, it's crucial to maintain your engine...

How to Calculate Mileage in an Engine

How to Calculate Mileage in an Engine

It takes more attention than routine preventative maintenance to oversee the complex aspects of fleet management. Engine hours vs. miles is one of the crucial distinctions that fleet managers must take into account. You may create a thorough replacement program for...

Rebuild or Replace Engine? Consider This

Rebuild or Replace Engine? Consider This

A big question: is it cheaper to rebuild or replace an engine? Depending on the make, model, and year of the car, the cost of an engine replacement normally ranges from $4,000 to $7,000 while the average cost of an engine rebuild is between $2,500 and $4,000. Even...

Common Audi 3.0T Engine Problems

Common Audi 3.0T Engine Problems

In 2009, the Audi 3.0T 24v V6 engine (EA837) debuted in the C5 A6, and it is still in production today. The 3.0 TFSI has been updated twice. It's guaranteed to be one of the least problematic S model motors Audi has ever made. A 24 valve Eaton supercharger and Audi's...

Common Audi 2.7T Engine Problems

Common Audi 2.7T Engine Problems

The 2.7T twin-turbo V6 30v DOHC engine from Audi made its debut in the 1997 B5 S4 and was last produced in the 2003 B6 A4. This Audi engine does not live very long, but there are still a lot of them out there. The RS4 takes use of the whole range of the engine's 227...

5 Common Problems With an Audi 4.2 V8 engine

5 Common Problems With an Audi 4.2 V8 engine

The Audi S4 debuted the 4.2-liter V8 40-valve engine in 2003. There are 40 valves in this engine, distributed across its quad cam, 90-degree, V8 cylinders. Cast aluminum is used for the block and cylinder heads, while the crankshaft is built of forged steel. Despite...

Troubleshooting The Audi/VW P0322 Engine Fault Code

Troubleshooting The Audi/VW P0322 Engine Fault Code

Input Circuit for Engine Speed on Ignition or Distributor Does Not Have a Signal, P0322 Volkswagen and Audi Error Code The DTC P0322 for a Volkswagen or Audi shows a wide variety of potential issues. It's possible that this is something you can diagnose on your own...

VW/Audi Engine P0507 Error Code – Analyze and Fix

VW/Audi Engine P0507 Error Code – Analyze and Fix

Idle Air Control System Flow Rate Greater Than Anticipated, Error Code P0507 If you have a Volkswagen or an Audi and get the code P0507, it means that your car's idle air control is set too high. Seeing this error number means exactly what you think it means: your car...

VW & Audi P0442 Engine Fault Code – Diagnosis & Repair

VW & Audi P0442 Engine Fault Code – Diagnosis & Repair

Volkswagen/Audi Error Code P0442: EVAP Emission System Small Leak Detected If you own a Volkswagen or an Audi and get the P0442 code, all you need is an OBD-II scanner to figure out what's wrong. This code will most likely say something along the lines of "EVAP...

VW/Audi P1296 Fault Code – Diagnosis & Repair

VW/Audi P1296 Fault Code – Diagnosis & Repair

VW/Audi Engine Cooling System Error Code P1296 A solid rule of thumb is to utilize an OBD-II scanner if the check engine light comes on in your car. In most cases, "Engine Cooling System Malfunction" or "Error in Mapped Cooling System" will appear in conjunction with...

Common VW 2.0T TSI Engine Problems

Common VW 2.0T TSI Engine Problems

A variety of Vw and Audi models utilised the 2.0L Turbocharged TSI (2.0T TSI) engine, which debuted in the middle of 2008. This engine was produced and sold until 2014. The Volkswagen  CC, GTI, Passat, Eos, Beetle, Jetta and Tiguan, as well as the Audi MK2 TT and A3,...

P0411 Fault Code For Volkswagen/Audi – Diagnosis & Repair

P0411 Fault Code For Volkswagen/Audi – Diagnosis & Repair

Volkswagen and Audi engines may show the P0411 error message if they detect low air flow from the secondary injection system While a P0411 fault code for your Volkswagen's OBD scanner reading "Secondary Air Injection System - Insufficient Flow Detected" may provide...

How to Check for and Fix the P1340 Engine Code on a Volkswagen.

How to Check for and Fix the P1340 Engine Code on a Volkswagen.

Please note that if you make a purchase after following one of the links in this page, we may gain a small commission. P1340 Fault Code: Crankshaft and Camshaft Position Sensor Indicates Out of Sequence. If you notice that your Check Engine Light (CEL) is on, the very...

6 Common Audi 5.2 V10 Engine Problems

6 Common Audi 5.2 V10 Engine Problems

In 2003, the Lamborghini Gallardo introduced the Audi 5.2 V10 engine, which is still in use today. Because to Audi's purchase of Lamborghini, it is the first new engine design in a while (The Volkswagen Group). The basic architecture of this engine is the same as that...

Common VW EA888 Engine Problems

Common VW EA888 Engine Problems

Volkswagen introduced the EA888 engine with two different displacement options: 1.8t and 2.0t. In 2007, 1.8t TSI/TFSIs debuted, and since then, they've been updated three times, into versions known as Gen1, Gen2, and Gen3 of the 1.8 TSI EA888. The 1.8-liter K03...

5 Common Audi 4.0T Engine Problems

5 Common Audi 4.0T Engine Problems

The Audi S6, S7, and S8 were the first production vehicles to have the 4.0t V8 twin-turbo, abbreviated 4.0tt. The engine has a V8 configuration with a 90-degree angle, and it generates 520 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque at the crank. In addition to being standard...

How To Prepare For Long Distance Driving

How To Prepare For Long Distance Driving

When on a road trip, both the journey and the destination are important. It's about the entire process that goes into it, not simply a technique to just get you from A to B. You gather a large group of your closest friends, create the ideal playlist, and gather a ton...

How to Transport an Engine

How to Transport an Engine

Thousands of used engines are serviced every day in various parts of the nation. For the most part, these engines come from wreckers and engine reconditioning/rebuilding firms. As communication technology improves, more and more engines are being carried privately...

Everything You Need To Know About A Powertrain Warranty

Everything You Need To Know About A Powertrain Warranty

One of the most often questions we get is, "What's in a powertrain warranty? ". A powertrain warranty will pay for the repairs or replacements when an automobile's engine, transmission, or drivetrain malfunctions. While a powertrain guarantee covers the engine and...

Reduced Engine Power Warning: What Does It Mean?

Reduced Engine Power Warning: What Does It Mean?

If you are driving your vehicle and suddenly come across the reduced engine power warning, it may be time to check your car. A reduced engine power warning will appear on your dashboard if there is some trouble with the engine. If you see this warning, do not ignore...

All About The Pontiac 400 engine

All About The Pontiac 400 engine

The Pontiac 400 engine is a member of the famous "GM family" started with Oldsmobile. It was initially created in 1968 and used the same block as the 350 V8 - this was a tedious afternoon project to save money, making it one of the most iconic engines in history....

Four Common Problems With The Ford Mustang GT Coyote 5.0 engine

Four Common Problems With The Ford Mustang GT Coyote 5.0 engine

Ford's modular engine series includes the 5.0L Coyote engine, which is available in F150 and Mustang GT vehicles manufactured between 2011 and the present. Despite numerous upgrades to the Coyote engine, specific issues persist across all of them. Despite this, the...

Check Engine Light – What Does It Mean?

Check Engine Light – What Does It Mean?

Having your car's check engine light come on is a scary experience, especially if you don't know what to do next. A defective gas cap may cause the warning light or signal a more severe problem, such as an engine that is misfiring. This means you'll have to go to the...

Can Engine Braking Harm Your Vehicle?

Can Engine Braking Harm Your Vehicle?

Footbrakes are the safest method to slow down a vehicle in both standard and emergencies. Is it, however, the most efficient? Here, we'll look at another way for slowing a car: engine braking. What is the definition of engine braking? As opposed to using the...

Typical Ford 6.2 Engine Problems

Typical Ford 6.2 Engine Problems

This Ford Boss 6.2 engine made its initial appearance inside the 2010 SVT Raptor and  Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson. The 6.2L V8 is no longer an option in F-150 vehicles, although it is still the standard engine in the F-350 and F-250 Super Duty models. The 6.2 Boss V8...

Tips for a Flush-tastic Engine: How to Do an Engine Flush

Tips for a Flush-tastic Engine: How to Do an Engine Flush

The engine is an essential part of your car because it provides you with the power to drive. Most people don't give their vehicle the love and attention it deserves, leading to several problems. One such problem is clogging up the air intake system and exhaust pipe,...

Common GMC 6.2 Engine Problems To Be Aware Of

Common GMC 6.2 Engine Problems To Be Aware Of

The GMC 6.2L engine is a V-8 gas-powered engine that General Motors manufactured for use in their vehicles. The engines were first introduced to the market during the mid-1990s and continued until 2011 when they were discontinued due to poor sales numbers. Over this...

6 Common Cadillac 3.6 L Engine Problems

6 Common Cadillac 3.6 L Engine Problems

The Cadillac 3.6 is a V6, which means it has six cylinders arranged in two banks of three cylinders. It is designed to provide about 30% more torque than the 4.6 liter V8 it replaced while creating almost 50% fewer emissions. The engine in the Cadillac 3.6 also has a...

1993 Honda Civic Turbo Kit Buyers Guide

1993 Honda Civic Turbo Kit Buyers Guide

There are various turbo kits out there for the Honda Civic. All of the turbo kits on this list include a one-year manufacturer's assurance. In order to avoid frustration, make sure you know very well what you want prior to a purchase. You should keep the following in...

1994 Honda Civic Turbo Kit Buyers Guide

1994 Honda Civic Turbo Kit Buyers Guide

There are a variety of turbo charger kits for the Honda Civic. All of the turbo kits on this collection feature a one-year guarantee. The installation quality differs too, so it's necessary to understand what you're looking for before you make a purchase. Here are...

1995 Honda Civic Turbo Kit Buyers Guide

1995 Honda Civic Turbo Kit Buyers Guide

There are various turbo kits out there for the Honda Civic. All of the turbo charger kits on this list include a one-year manufacturer's guarantee. The installation quality differs too, so it will be essential that you know what you're looking for before making an...

2009 Honda Civic Turbo Kit Buyers Guide

There are lots of turbo kits offered for the Honda Civic. All of the turbo kits on this collection include a one-year guarantee. The quality of the set up also can vary, so it’s crucial that you know what you’re searching for before you make your purchase. When...

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