What Happens If the Intake Manifold Is Not Attached Securely?

Answer A car's engine relies on a mix of fuel and air for combustion. The intake manifold provides the piping passage for the fuel and air mixture to reach the engine's cylinders. It might develop problem... Read More »

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What Happens When Your Intake Manifold Cracks?

General Motors and Ford Motor Company embarked on a "more environmentally friendly" manufacturing process in the early to mid 1990s. Buick sales brochures from that period state that plastic parts ... Read More »

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.

What Is an Intake Manifold?

One of the oldest axioms among car guys is that an engine is essentially a giant air pump. While not technically accurate, this at least gives some idea of how the internal combustion engine works;... Read More »