If it’s been more than a year since last oil change, the IOLM will display a reminder message, regardless of mileage.
This condition can be caused by condensation freezing in the muffler assembly. Follow this procedure for correction.
You might not be able to see it, but an accessory drive belt is always both speeding up and slowing down.
They are made of zirconium oxide, a chemical compound used to form the sensor’s thermal-driven electrochemical fuel cell.
Cartridge oil filters are easy to inspect, but canister oil filters only give you a limited view.
EGR systems put a small amount of inert gas into the combustion chamber to control the temperatures.
The water pump is turned by a metal wheel driven by the crankshaft pulley.
When oxygen sensors are tested, manufacturers will introduce small amounts of oil to measure sensitivity.
Knock sensors are mounted on the block near the base of the cylinder head.
Visual inspection is critical. Any sign of movement laterally is grounds for replacement.
Loose, corroded or damaged battery cables make poor electrical contact and can cause a battery to run down.
On the majority of injectors, an electromagnetic coil is energized by a driver in the engine control module.