Tire Valve Failure?

Answer Driving over a nail is not the only way to flatten a tire. Dry rot, wheel damage and age increases tire valve failure. Tire valve leaks may be slow or fast depending on the crack size. Repairing a ... Read More »

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EGR Valve Failure Symptoms?

The Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system helps to reduce vehicle emissions by introducing a small amount of exhaust gas into the engine's intake manifold. Re-burning this used fuel reduces combu... Read More »

How to Fix a Tire Valve?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy on Fuel Economy, "you can improve your gas mileage by up to 3.3 percent by keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure." A common cause of improper... Read More »

How to Unstick a Tire Valve Cap?

Tire valves have caps to protect the internal part of the tire from pressure loss and moisture. The standard valve cap is a plastic unit that screws onto the threads of a valve stem. You have numer... Read More »

How to Install a Tire Valve?

Operating a vehicle with an under-inflated tire compromises the safety of the driver and the passengers. This can also shorten the useful life of the tire and even damage it. There are many reasons... Read More »