How to Attach a Vacuum Gauge to an Intake Manifold?

Answer A vehicle that has an idle speed that is too high, idles roughly or stalls and dies out has a vacuum leak in its engine. Indicators of engine vacuum leaks are hesitation or misfiring when accelerat... Read More »

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Information on Intake Manifolds & Intake Manifold Gaskets?

Almost all engines have intake manifolds of some sort. The intake manifold is a serpentine arrangement of tubes designed to guide air and in some cases fuel from the engine's main air valve to the ... Read More »

Intake Manifold Vs. Exhaust Manifold?

Engines require a lot of airflow in order to work efficiently. An engine's manifolds, both intake and exhaust, work to transfer air within the engine to increase its performance.

How to Hook a Vacuum Advance Into a Full Manifold Vacuum?

The vacuum advance mechanism is designed to increase the spark timing once the engine is started. It allows the timing to be retarded for the purpose of starting. As soon as the engine is started, ... Read More »

How to Use an AC Manifold Gauge Set?

A/C manifold gauge sets are sets of gauges and hoses used to control the flow of gases and pressure in air conditioning units. An A/C manifold gauge set has three chambers used to control pressure.... Read More »