Most American adults can drive a car, but that doesn’t
mean they know what to do when something’s wrong with it. Even those of us who
may never be able to fix a car problem should be familiar with basic engine
auto parts. This way, when the car starts making crazy sounds, we will at least
be able to make an educated guess about where it might be coming from.
The most basic component of any engine is the
cylinder, with basic engines having one cylinder and cars having as many as
eight. Cylinders can be arranged in three different ways; inline, V or flat.
The configuration of the cylinders affect the smoothness and different options
work best depending on the vehicle.
The spark plug is the part of the engine that ignites
the mixture of air and fuel to allow combustion to occur.
If the spark does not happen at exactly the right
moment, then the car will not be able to run properly. If the car is difficult
to start, especially on cold mornings, there is a good chance that there is a
problem with the spark plug.
Another basic part of any engine that must be working
properly is the valve. There are two kinds of valves in an engine, intake, and
exhaust. This valve is opened and closed at the right time to open and fuel in
and out. It’s important to close during compression and combustion to close the
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You have fulfilled your old dream of buying a sports
car. All said and done, we all realize that the task of owning a car does not
end with buying and using it regularly. You have to take good care of your
vehicle too. In this context, taking your car for regular service sessions,
washing it every day and protecting it from extreme weather conditions (blazing
sun and heavy rain) are steps that are practiced by almost all car lovers.
A Popular Myth About Cars
That is that ‘buying a vehicle is not as confusing as
caring for it’. Many of us would agree with this statement. But, it’s a myth
because car maintenance is not a difficult job at all. The only thing that is
important in keeping the car in the right condition is consistency in
maintenance. Keep this in mind and you know that your car will ensure
uninterrupted performance throughout its life. When we talk about consistency,
it means taking care of your car to the fullest.
Several Other Maintenance
Apart from the general steps, there are several other
maintenance tips that you need to keep in mind, to ensure that your car does
not suffer frequent damage and remain in good running condition for a long
time. Following them will ensure that your vehicle provides optimum performance
and does not leave you when needed. Talking about maintenance tips, you need to
change car oil regularly so that it keeps running smoothly. Then, there is a
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