Maintenance Tips, Tricks And Hacks For Your Vehicle

Category: Fuel Systems & Components

  • How To Replace The Fuel Filter To Fix P0171 Trouble Code

    How To Replace The Fuel Filter To Fix P0171 Trouble Code

    If your vehicle has a P0171 trouble code that has been triggered by a clogged fuel filter, you have landed on the right article. When fuel filters become clogged, they restrict the fuel flow into the fuel injectors. This leads to a lean condition and a P0171 trouble code is often triggered. Read on to…

  • How To Clean Diesel Fuel Injectors Without Removing Them

    How To Clean Diesel Fuel Injectors Without Removing Them

    The diesel fuel injectors are responsible for delivering precisely metered amounts of fuel to the cylinders at the right time, as ordered by the vehicle’s computer. Each diesel fuel injector nozzle has a plunger that is activated when an electrical current goes through it, allowing pressurized diesel fuel to be injected directly into the combustion…

  • How To Clean a Fuel Filter Without Removing It

    How To Clean a Fuel Filter Without Removing It

    Fuel filters are very important, yet they are one of the most overlooked car parts. This filter is responsible for filtering out the fuel that comes from the gas tank and goes into the combustion chamber through the fuel injectors. Even though the fuel industry tries to produce as much clean fuel as possible, it…

  • 6 Symptoms Of Bad Rollover Valve

    6 Symptoms Of Bad Rollover Valve

    The rollover valve has a job to prevent any liquid from getting out of the fuel tank in an event of an accident (as the name suggests: if the car rolls over). However, the rollover valve also allows the fuel tank to breathe and release pressure or vacuum during day-to-day operation. Although built to last…

  • Everything You Need To Know About Fuel Stabilizer

    Everything You Need To Know About Fuel Stabilizer

    If you’re like most people, you probably don’t think about your car’s fuel until there’s a problem. One common issue that many drivers face is the degradation of fuel quality, which can lead to all sorts of problems down the road. In this blog post, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about fuel stabilizers…

  • How Do You Troubleshoot an Electric Fuel Pump?

    How Do You Troubleshoot an Electric Fuel Pump?

    If your car isn’t starting, one of the first things you should troubleshoot is the electric fuel pump. This component is responsible for delivering gasoline from the tank to the engine, and if it’s not working properly, your car won’t run. In this step-by-step guide, I will show you how to troubleshoot an electric fuel…

  • Airtex Fuel Pumps Most Common Problems

    Airtex Fuel Pumps Most Common Problems

    Airtex is a company that makes both original equipment and aftermarket fuel pumps. Like any other vehicle parts, fuel pumps fail too. But, are the Airtex fuel pumps any good? What are the most common problems that you might encounter with the Airtex fuel pumps? In this article, I am going to talk about the…

  • Everything You Need To Know About Pressurized Car Fuel Tanks

    Everything You Need To Know About Pressurized Car Fuel Tanks

    I have always been fascinated by how car fuel tanks work. After all, without fuel, the cars can’t run. Many friends asked me about fuel tanks and whether are they pressurized or not. Eager to find out, I did research online and talked to a couple of mechanics. This is what I found out about…

  • How Fuel Tanks and Fuel System Works

    How Fuel Tanks and Fuel System Works

    The fuel system is fascinating, to say the least. It is a system that contains a lot of parts that all work synchronized in order to deliver fuel to the engine continuously. I always wanted to learn more about fuel systems and how they work. So, I did some research online and talked to couple…

  • How To Clean Your Fuel Injectors Without Removing Them?

    How To Clean Your Fuel Injectors Without Removing Them?

    As vehicles age, a lot of times carbon builds up in both the engine and the fuel injectors and makes you burn a lot more gas and get worse gas mileage. The fuel injectors can get clogged up and you end up using more gas than you need to. Key Takeaway What Are Fuel Injectors…