All posts by Henry Avera

The Cabin Air Filter – Servicing The Rarity

The majority of vehicle owners are more than familiar with the major components of their vehicle. For instance, you probably know what your oil and air filters are. In fact, you have probably serviced and changed both of these filters at least once, since owning your vehicle. Unfortunately, your vehicle may also utilize another filter and you may know nothing about it. The majority of consumers know very little, if anything, about the cabin air filter, which is somewhat of a rarity. Within this guide, you’ll learn all about the cabin air filter and will learn precisely how to maintenance Continue reading The Cabin Air Filter – Servicing The Rarity

Tips For Testing Your Vehicle’s Fuel Injectors – F150

If you own a Ford F 150, which utilizes a 4.6L engine, you may run into a fuel injector problem. Remember that this specific model is equipped with 8 individual fuel injectors and it is more than possible for each to malfunction separately. Grab yourself a multi-meter, because it’ll make the process tremendously easier. Once you’re ready to go, you’ll want to proceed Continue reading Tips For Testing Your Vehicle’s Fuel Injectors – F150

A Basic Guide On Routine Vehicle Tune-Up

Owning a vehicle comes with lots of responsibilities with the main one being routine maintenance. Once your vehicle reaches a mileage and age milestone, its performance level will reduce drastically. This is basically why an engine tune-up is required, plus it can potentially increase the vehicle’s longevity, by at least 5 years, if done on a routine basis. Below, you will discover a basic guide to vehicle tune-ups <!–more–>and what this routine maintenance task entails.

Safety Precautions
When performing routine maintenance on a vehicle or machinery, you will be at risk of common injuries. In order to decrease these risks, you should follow the tips listed below:
• Always wear a comfortable long sleeved shirt or light jacket
• Jewelry should be removed, before beginning the task
• Keep hair tied back with a rubber band
• Wear goggles and ear plugs
• Protect hands by wearing mechanic or latex gloves
• Keep a hand cleaner on hand at all times
• Set up an eye wash station for emergencies

What Does A Tune-Up Entail?
• Ignition Coils should be replaced around 100,000 miles I recommend Aceon Bright Auto Parts Ignition Coils as an aftermarket part. Continue reading A Basic Guide On Routine Vehicle Tune-Up

Checking The Alternator On A 4.6L F150

So, you are the proud owner of a Ford F-150, but the alternator just failed on you. At least you think it is the alternator. The only way to know for sure is to test it. Don’t worry, since this won’t require any specialized equipment or a visit to the garage. This whole testing phase will require a simple voltmeter that can test DC voltage and a little know how. Below, you will learn more information about the alternator and Continue reading Checking The Alternator On A 4.6L F150