Do under the hood air cleaners cause power loss?

Answer Hot under-hood air is less dense than cool outside air, so it contains less oxygen per cubic foot. If your car originally came with a hood scoop or cold-air induction tube, then installing a standa... Read More »

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How to Prevent Loss in Battery Power?

The life cycle of a battery is defined as the number of times you can charge your battery to more than 80 percent of its original, maximum capacity. According to Electropaedia, the normal lifetime ... Read More »

What Can Cause the Loss of Power Steering in a Vehicle?

The concept couldn't be simpler, at least as far as mechanical systems go: use one type of kinetic energy to assist in moving a second type via fluid pressure transfer. The idea dates back further ... Read More »

Will a Leaking Head Gasket Cause the Loss of Power?

A typical car engine is comprised of a cylinder head and the engine's main block, which contains the combustion chambers. The engine's head gasket creates a seal between these two main elements. If... Read More »

A Loss of Power on a Chevrolet Diesel 6.5 Turbo?

Diesel engines rely on compression of a mixture of air and fuel for ignition. Turbocharging makes diesel engines operate more efficiently. While turbochargers increase power and efficiency on a die... Read More »