Misc Index

It used to be that the metal fuel lines where connected to each other with rubber fuel hoses and hose clamps... boy have times changed! Now, they use a type of fitting... [read more]

A fuel injector Noid light will help you to troubleshoot a misfire or a no-start condition or a bad fuel injector and is one of those MUST HAVE tools to diagnose the... [read more]

Testing a starter motor on the car or truck is a pretty easy test. I'll take you thru' this starter test step by step. This ‘How To Test The Starter’ article... [read more]

The purpose of this case study is to show you how to test the ignition system in a NO-START condition. You should be able to see that: These tests do not require... [read more]

Knowing the theory of how something works is important, but only to a certain extent. Because the main reason you're here is to learn how to test something not to learn what... [read more]

Doing a tune-up on your car (or pick up or mini-van) can be ‘as easy as pie‘ or turn into a nightmare that'll have you taking your vehicle to the shop (to spend... [read more]

A great tool like the HEI spark tester (OTC 6589 Electronic Ignition Spark Tester) is no good to you if you don't know how to use it or read its results. To really take... [read more]

I've had so many folks come up to me and say: "I think the alternator is bad on my car because I disconnected the battery negative (-) terminal with the engine running... [read more]

This tool will ensure that you don't damage the front female terminal of the connector that you're testing. This tool is one of the best wire piercing tools that I've... [read more]

Replacing the spark plugs on your vehicle can sometimes be a complete pain in the neck! The good news is that there are tools designed to make your life a whole lot easier,... [read more]