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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Change the Fuel Pump

The Chevrolet Camaro is a muscle car that has been in continuous production since 1967. The 1991 Z28 Camaro is a third-generation Camaro, which Chevrolet made from 1982 to 1992. This was the first generation of Camaros to come equipped with fuel inje...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jul 11, 2016

1990 Ford Bronco Troubleshoot Firing Order

A problem that many people encounter when working on their own vehicles is getting their engines’ firing order, well, out of order. This is likely to happen when a, shall we say, “aspiring” home mechanic pulls all of the spark plug...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Apr 27, 2016

1989 Nissan 240 SX Install O2 Sensor

Replacing an oxygen sensor in your 1989 Nissan 240 SX may improve the way the engine runs if you have a sensor that is not functioning properly. A defective or failing O2 sensor will often cause the engine to idle rough, start hard and run rich. The...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Apr 20, 2016

1989 Nissan Sentra Remove Catalytic Converter

Like most vehicles, the 1989 Nissan Sentra has a catalytic converter on it that helps lower the amount of toxic emissions emanating from the car’s exhaust system. The converter works by oxidizing carbon monoxide and other pollutants into carbon...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Apr 20, 2016

1989 Chevrolet Camaro Replace Head Gasket

Produced by General Motors under the Chevrolet brand, the big block Camaro is considered a muscle car. The V-8 engine options for the 1989 model are powerful yet relatively simple to work on. The head gasket plays a very important role in making your...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Mar 19, 2016

1988 Chevrolet Camaro Remove Exhaust Manifold

The engine in a 1988 Chevrolet Camaro, similar to any other car engine, generates exhaust gasses from the internal combustion process, which need a way to escape the engine. Exhaust gasses are channeled through the exhaust manifolds, which are bolted...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Mar 14, 2016

1988 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Remove Catalytic Converter

The catalytic converter on your 1988 Chevy Blazer is located in the exhaust system and is a critical part of the emissions control system for your engine. The design of the converter will reduce pollutants like carbon monoxide and unburned hydrocarbo...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Mar 12, 2016

What Are the Symptoms of Bad O2 Sensors on a ’99 Dodge Dakota?

Mounted in the exhaust stream, oxygen sensors are important components of any late-model engine’s emissions system and its computerized engine control system. 1999 Dodge Dakotas came equipped with either four-cylinder, six-cylinder or eight-cyl...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Feb 24, 2016

Requirements for a Car Inspection in Virginia

To ensure your safety and the safety of other motorists, Virginia requires an annual vehicle safety inspection on all registered vehicles with only one exception. According to the Virginia State Police, the state has approximately 4,200 safety inspec...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 28, 2016

How to Identify a Camshaft by Number

The camshaft is an important part of your vehicle; it helps certain elements of your car run smoothly, from regulating the timing of your valves to bringing in fresh air to kick out exhaust. If you need a new camshaft, it can be a bit confusing to pu...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Jan 23, 2016

Kohler K321 Engine Specs

Kohler began marketing engines in 1920 when it introduced a generator powered by a four-cylinder engine. In 1948, Kohler began manufacturing small stand-alone engines for industrial use. Its K-series line of gasoline- and diesel-powered small engines...

What Are Suspension Bushings?

What Are Suspension Bushings? If your car’s suspension is sounding a lot like your knees — creaky and popping — it might be time to replace your suspension bushings. Function Suspension bushings are rubber or synthetic shock absorbi...

How to Clean an EGR Valve on a Mazda Miata

The EGR valve in your Mazda Miata reduces the nitrogen oxide emissions produced by your engine. It significantly diminishes harmful emissions by recirculating a fraction of the exhaust back to the engine cylinders and removing combustible matter from...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Nov 18, 2015

How to Ship an Exhaust System

Vehicle exhaust systems consist of multiple parts. In order to properly ship the entire exhaust system, you will need to ship the components separately to avoid damaging them, being sure to keep your packaging to a reasonable size and weight in order...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Oct 25, 2015

How to Determine if Your Catalytic Converter is Bad?

A malfunctioning catalytic converter can create major problems for your vehicle. It causes your engine to run less efficiently, which will reduce power. The catalytic converter also changes carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by...

Header Torque Specs

Headers are aftermarket replacements for stock exhaust manifolds. Designers construct headers like separate exhaust pipes for each cylinder. Stock exhaust manifolds are designed to be low-cost rather than high performance, and to use as little metal...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Aug 28, 2015

GMC Yukon 1999 Will Turn Over But Won’t Start

Some of the most common reasons why a 1999 GMC Yukon won’t start can be easily diagnosed and fixed, including when the vehicle will turn over but not start. Engine cranks but won’t start Make sure there is gas in the fuel tank. Check and...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Aug 28, 2015

How to Adjust the Valves on a Ford 9N Tractor

The Ford 9N tractor was a workhorse for the small independent farmer of the 1950s. The four-cylinder motor was reliable, and repair parts, when needed, were readily available. The valve clearances, set at the factory with solid lifters, were not adju...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Aug 15, 2015

How to Install a Fel-Pro Exhaust Manifold Gasket

How to Install a Fel-Pro Exhaust Manifold Gasket  – Federal Mogul is an American company that manufactures and distributes automotive replacement parts and accessories under many different brand names. Fel-Pro is the brand name used by Federal...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Aug 15, 2015

How to Replace Freeze Plugs in a Ford Mustang

Engine freeze plugs exist on the typical automobile engine as a result of casting holes in the block or head. The holes must be incorporated into the block and head to allow escaping air during the hot-melt pour and casting process. The holes have ci...
by Auto Service and Repair Review on Aug 13, 2015


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