How to Maintain Your Engine?

Answer Proper vehicle maintenance is a must if you want your vehicle to run smoothly and keep fuel consumption at a minimum. Newer vehicles have extremely tight engines and do not tolerate contaminated oi... Read More »

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How to Maintain the Engine of a Mercedes Benz 420Sel?

Your Mercedes 420 SEL is an S-class sedan manufactured by Mercedes between 1979 to 1991. The 420 SEL, which was built on the W126 chassis, was powered by a M116, 4.2-liter, V8 engine. This high per... Read More »

Is the 2000 Ford Focus 2 liter SOHC engine an interference engine?

The 2000 Ford Focus 2.0-liter SOHC engine is an interference engine. The timing-belt driven Focus 2.0 interference motor will suffer catastrophic engine failure should a timing belt snap at high RP... Read More »

Can I replace the engine in my 150cc Lifan scooter with a larger engine?

Presumably your father in law has checked compression hot and cold, fuel flow and gas cap venting, spark advance and exhaust fouling- this happens a lot on 2 strokes and sometimes on 4 strokes. Cle... Read More »

Why Won't the Engine Coolant Go Back Into the Radiator When the Engine Cools Down?

A car's radiator does its job of cooling the engine by forcing the coolant/water mixture through the cooling system and into the engine in a cycle, bringing the coolant temperature down before cycl... Read More »