1-Compression test. This tests the state of the 'bottom half' of the engine and the valves and seats. All cylinders should should be within 5 psi, and near the high end of spec. If your compression gauge is old or of poor quality or the vehicle battery is suspect, look only for equality between cylinders, not comparison to spec.
2-Running compression test. Similar to above, but also identifies the presence of many valvetrain problems such as cam wear and valve lash that a regular compression test will not pick up on. The regular test is still important though because the running test is less sensitive to effects of worn rings and cylinder walls.
3-Compare oil pressure at idle to manufacturer's specification.
4-Visually look for external leaks, especially at gaskets and freeze plugs.
5-Visually look for oil in the radiator or coolant in the oil pan.
6-Use a non-contact thermometer to measure the temperature of engine block and head(s) at multiple locations after the engine has been idling for several minutes. The head(s) should have a consistent temperature, and the block should also have a consistent (not the same as heads though) temperature.
If all of the above check out okay, the engine is good.If you want to know if the car is in good shape(engine), and not mess with it too much, just go to your local Autozone, or checker, and purchase a vacuum/fuel pump gauge. Its about 20.00 to 25.00 and very easy to use. The guage has a long vac. line and some fittingsattached to it. All you do is connect the vac. gauge to any vac port on the intake manifold while the car is warmed up and running. If your vac. reads from about -15 to -20 you have a sound engine. it takes about 10 mins. and you'll know.Good Luck, Mrkhh
If it sounds good and runs good, chances are it is good. Check the oil level regularly. If the engine is excessively worn, it will consume oil. Usually this is also accompanied by bluish-gray smoke from the exhaust (oil getting past worn piston rings or valve guides into the cylinders and burning along with the fuel). Also check for oil leaks. Test drive the vehicle and check oil pressure. Most cars the oil pressure gauge should read halfway or above with the engine running and at normal operating temperature. Mileage is not the main determinant of engine condition. Engines that have had regular oil changes and have been properly maintained are likely to give reliable service for many thousands of miles. Poorly maintained engines may need an overhaul very early in their lives. You may also have a compression test done at a local shop or do it yourself simple pressure guage and that will give you a good reading on engine compression lets you know if you have good compression also lets you know if you got leaks.
i dont know if its good but there hot
All engine coolant is roughly the same but some are advertised for performance cars.
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Yes, a person can make a good living by rebuilding cars. However, the market for buying cars has to be going well, and the person has to know what they are doing.
the basic understanding of the conbustable engine
i would see if you need a starter i would let someone that you know that know how to work on cars look at it or take it to a good shop because some shops don't know what their doing
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You better believe it! And it is not a good thing! Not having oil can destroy the engine. You should know how to check the oil level in your car. If you do not, use the owner's manual to learn.
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The presence of black smoke from exhaust when engine is first fired.That sign could also be an engine running too rich.
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all depends how good you are with cars and weather it will fit. check dimensions before you do anything and make sure you know what your doing.
They measure engine speed in RPM, but car speed in MPH. If you want to know how they know how fast the cars go from the stands or the officials' booths, that is what radar guns are for. Inside the cars, the speedometer tells how fast they are going, and the tachometer tells how fast the engine is running.
For all I know, for the RX8, about 1k or 10k of them were made a V6. All though if I remember correctley, one of Mazda's cars were not even produced with a rotary engine and I think it was called the Comet.
Need to know if it has a 2.2 L or the 3.4 L engine.
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It is important to know the layout of a cars engine. The dipstick for the transmission is found under the red capped tube in the engine.
Something is lose. I say that it might have a problem in chasis or make.CALL your dealer to know more :)
By its color, and shape also they have got faster you'd be surprised to know that cars haven't changed at all. they all still have four-wheels and drive on the road.
It is important to know what the warning lights mean on a cars dashboard. The warning light that looks like an engine, is the Check engine light, it means there is a problem within the engine.
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It is important to know the firing order of a cars engine. The firing order of the 2002 Ford Escort engine is 1-3-4-2.
If you can jump start the engine your starter is good.
You will need to have some information ready. It is good to know the horsepower and the torque of your diesel engine.
The bonnet (not bonit) is the cover of a cars engine. In American English it's calls hood.If someone asks "What is under the bonnet of this car?" he wants to know something about the engine.