On most import vehicles, the three components with the highest manufacturing tolerances are ABS brake modulators, direct injection high-pressure fuel pumps and fuel injectors. All of these components are at the mercy of the fluids that circulate inside their respective systems.
Air, oil and fuel filters are typically compared on efficiency and capacity. But, what do these numbers mean to the vehicle? Andrew Markel discusses what these numbers mean and what happens if a filter is left on a vehicle when the capacity has been exceeded.
The kicker with trying to diagnose whether an air filter is affecting performance is to see if the long-term or short-term fuel trims have changed.
Andrew Markel discusses how to diagnose a fuel pump, and the importance of replacing the entire module if the pump is failing.
Andrew Markel covers why changing filters before winter can keep the engine and driver healthy.
Cold temperatures make cars run richer fuel mixtures that can cause soot in the engine and in the air. Capturing the particulates is not only the job of an oil filter, but also the cabin air filter. Andrew Markel covers why changing filters before winter can keep the engine and driver healthy.
Better oils used in better engines mean the need for better filters is more important than ever.
The sprinter van features a WIX-inspired paint scheme and is fully equipped with WIX oil, air, fuel and cabin air filters. Video screens and a built-in gaming experience elevate the van to a state-of-the-art unit that provides a detailed look at the various applications of WIX Filters.
In 2005, Ford took the air filter game to a new level by introducing a lifetime air filter on Ford Focus models with the 2.0L or 2.3L PZEV engines.
WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has announced its partnership renewal with Kalitta Motorsports for the 2019 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) season.