Fuel Pressure Diagnostic Service
Use a scan tool that can look at special direct fuel injection parameters and perform bidirectional tests.
Mercedes-Benz Saddlebag Fuel Tanks (VIDEO)
Let’s discuss how fuel systems operate on Mercedes-Benz vehicles. This video is sponsored by Carter.
What Is The Fuel Level? (VIDEO)
Here’s why the fuel level sender is connected to a module that calculates the fuel level in the tank. Sponsored by Carter.
VIDEO: Fuel Pump Level Sender Operation
How do modern gas gauges stay still when the gas in your tank moves around? This video is sponsored by Carter.
Fuel Tank R&R: Avoiding The Dreaded Second Drop
Nothing is worse that a comeback after a fuel tank has been dropped. Here are some tips that can help you avoid comebacks and dropping the tank for a second time.
Servicing Saddle-Style Fuel Tanks
Automakers have installed saddle-style tanks on several car models for more than a decade. This style of tank uses two wells, one on either side of a driveshaft or exhaust system. This position optimizes luggage compartment capacity, fuel volume and crash safety. The behavior of the fuel wells, pumps and sending units are often misdiagnosed, leading to fuel pumps being replaced unnecessarily.
Fuel Tank Installation: Avoiding The Second Drop
Nothing is worse than a comeback after a fuel tank has been dropped. Discovering that the fuel tank needs to be dropped again to address a problem can kill shop productivity and profitability. Below are tips that can help you avoid comebacks and dropping the fuel tank for a second time.
A Clean Fuel Tank Improves A Fuel Pump’s Diet
Fuel pump replacement comebacks can be costly and can hurt your reputation. One of the leading causes of failure is the tank. If a vehicle gets 20 miles to the gallon, then more than 5,000 gallons of gas (from many stations) will go through the tank in 100,000 miles. And during this time, sediment, rust