Q: camshaft

asked by on

ok first off whats the arrow on the cap of the camshaft for? second what the lines for on the camshaft gear where your power steering hooks up to i have three little line one after another?

My car has 310000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I have a 2010 Merceds Benz C300, the headlight will turn off for a few seconds then come back on while I'm driving. what can it be

Hi Thomas. Thanks for sending your question today. Typically, this type of issue is caused by a loose headlight electrical harness or an electrical short somewhere from the light switch to the headlight itself. The best way to determine the...

Q: How do I make my exhaust system sound more powerful? 1998 Dodge Stealth

There are many options on the market today that only a muffler replacement will improve the sound. You can go on some web sites and they will have sounds of the muffler they have for sale to give you an...

Q: my car is rumbling at idle

It depends on the origin of the noise and/or problem. If the rumbling is due, say, to an exhaust leak and the leak is, say, in the exhaust manifold you risk carbon monoxide poisoning by driving the car. If the...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...