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What Does It Mean When an Engine "Knocks"?
If your engine is making a knocking noise it means there's a problem. The wrong fuel octane, carbon buildup, and bad spark plugs can cause knocking.
What Does It Mean When an Engine "Knocks"?
If your engine is making a knocking noise it means there's a problem. The wrong fuel octane, carbon buildup, and bad spark plugs can cause knocking.
What Does It Mean When an Engine "Knocks"?
If your engine is making a knocking noise it means there's a problem. The wrong fuel octane, carbon buildup, and bad spark plugs can cause knocking.
What Does It Mean When an Engine "Knocks"?
If your engine is making a knocking noise it means there's a problem. The wrong fuel octane, carbon buildup, and bad spark plugs can cause knocking.
Is it Safe to Drive With a Faulty Knock Sensor?
Symptoms of a bad or failing engine knock sensor include slow acceleration, reduced fuel economy, and the Check Engine Light turning on.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing EVP Shut Off Solenoid
Common signs include poor cold start performance, the Check Engine Light coming on, and failing an emissions test.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Automatic Timing Advance Unit
If your car experiences engine knock, sluggish performance, or excessive black smoke, you may need to replace your automatic timing advance unit.
How Long Does an EGR Control Solenoid Last?
In In order to help reduce the amount of engine emissions cars have what is called an EGR system, which is an exhaust gas recirculation system. The way it works is that exhaust gas is added back into the fuel/air...
How Long Does an EGR Temperature Sensor Last?
Are Are you familiar with the EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) system in your car? If not, this is something all modern cars have. The purpose of this system is to greatly reduce the amount of emissions produced by your car....
How Long Does an Automatic Timing Advance Unit Last?
The The automatic timing advance unit is a component in vehicles with diesel engines. Of course gas and diesel engines both work on the internal combustion principle, but they are quite different, and require different means of controlling the flow...

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