Can Lean Fuel Mixture Cause Overheating?

Answer Modern engines use various checks and balances to adjust the fuel-to-air ratio inside the combustion chambers. If the engine manages this ratio poorly, many problems can arise---including permanent... Read More »

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What Are the Causes of an Oxygen Sensor Detecting Lean Air/Fuel Mixture?

An oxygen sensor is part of an engine's management system and monitors the amount of oxygen present in the engine's exhaust. The engine's computer uses this information to adjust the air-to-fuel ra... Read More »

Can weak fuel pressure cause overheating?

Fuel pressure that is too low will not cause overheating. However, it can result in rough idling, hesitation, weak and slow acceleration, "lean misfire," stalling and an increase in hydrocarbon emi... Read More »

How to Adjust the Lean-to-Rich Mixture on a Holley Carburetor?

Holley carburetors are a popular aftermarket upgrade for cars and trucks. The carburetor combines the car's fuel with air in the correct proportion for combustion. The lean-to-rich parameter adjust... Read More »

Can a SBC Vacuum Leak Cause Overheating?

SBC stands for Small Block Chevy engine, a quick abbreviation used by manufacturers, engineers and mechanics when referring to more exact specifications of auto engines. These engines are typically... Read More »