Misc Index

The blower motor resistor is an essential component of a vehicle's HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system. This small but important component plays a... [read more]

As the name suggests, a fuel filter is a device that cleans fuel before it enters the engine. This vital component of your vehicle's internal combustion engine helps ensure... [read more]

If you performed an engine compression test and one or more values were lower than the rest, then there's a good chance that those cylinders are causing a rough idle or a... [read more]

A coolant hose is a rubber hose that carries coolant, also known as antifreeze, from the engine to the radiator. Coolant hoses play an essential role in the cooling system... [read more]

Bench testing the Ford 4 or 5 pin relay is not hard to do at all, and in this article I'll show you how to do it (there are two articles in site about bench testing a Ford... [read more]

Despite its small size and unassuming appearance, the thermostat plays a crucial role in regulating the engine's temperature and preventing overheating. In this post, I'll... [read more]

Every now and then, the need arises to bench test a Relay to find out if it's really bad or not. This article will help you to bench test the Ford 20 amp multi-purpose... [read more]

This is a step-by-step guide for the absolute beginner on how to use a battery hydrometer to test your vehicle's battery. If you find testing the battery with a hydrometer... [read more]

Generally speaking, the distributor-less type ignition system can be divided into two basic categories: Coil-On-Plug. This type of setup has an individual ignition coil... [read more]

It's a very common problem for the insulation of the wires of the intake air temperature sensor (IAT sensor) to get damaged and peel off. This happens not only with the IAT... [read more]