Automotive Thermostats Through the Years
They still have wax, but today’s thermostats use electronics to deliver precise temperature control.
Variable Valve Timing Systems (VIDEO)
Variable valve timing systems allow today’s engines to maximize performance and drivability.
Understanding Ball Joints (VIDEO)
Always check manufacturer specifications and specific inspection procedures to be sure you are getting the job done right.
Inside the Tool: How Wrenches are Made
Today’s tools are built to withstand levels of stress well above that of years ago.
Spark Plugs and Wires (VIDEO)
Wires should be replaced at the same time as spark plugs. This video is sponsored by Autolite.
Spark Plug Gap (VIDEO)
Too small of a gap can lead to a weak spark and too large a gap can lead to misfires. Sponsored by Autolite.
What’s All The Noise About? (VIDEO)
Inspect the vehicle and review all the things that can cause a noisy fuel pump. Sponsored by Carter Fuel Systems.
What to Know About Diagnosing Mechanical Fuel Pumps
You’ll need to know the basics to diagnose a fuel system problem. This video is sponsored by Carter Fuel Systems.
Understanding Engine Timing- Chains, Gears and Belts
Engine timing is critical for overall performance.