If it is running ragged and eventually stops, it is because the engine idle is too high. It has an idle solonoid that controls the idle speed and sometimes you need to take it out of the throtle body and clean it, If it just idles smoothly as if you didn't turn the key off, it is probably the ignition switch which is on the steering column under the dash. Not where you insert the key. that is simply the lock mechanism.
look at your belt with the engine running (keep your fingers out) the pully on a little arm that bounces is your tensioner.
It could keep the engine from running, but not the valves from moving.
No. It will keep running until the engine is completely destroyed.No. It will keep running until the engine is completely destroyed.
It will keep running until the engine is destroyed if that is what you are asking.It will keep running until the engine is destroyed if that is what you are asking.
I am not sure how much it would cost to rebuild the engine, but I just did an engine swap on my saturn. The engine cost $325 and it had 102,000 miles on it. Keep in mind that this price doesn't include the price for the oil/filter, coolant, sparkplugs/wires. All said and done my car was up and running like a new car for under $400.00. The hardest part of the whole thing was actually finding an engine for it.
Air conditioner or defroster on - normal should be running Vehicle low on coolant? Trying to keep engine in normal range Defective coolant sensor?
Its not your engine. Its the fan running to cool the engine down. They all do it and nothing is wrong with your car.
Aircraft engine manufacturers do what they do to keep the aviation industry running.
( NO ) with the engine cool
more likely to be a faulty coolant sensor or the thermostat is faulty and staying open
It is important to use the correct type of oil in a car to keep the engine running properly. For this particular car, it is recommended to use a 5w-30 oil.
The engine coolant fan can keep running after the engine is turned off in any car because the temperature gauge is in the radiator. As long as the radiator is still hot, the fan will keep running until the temperature gauge says it has cooled enough.
If you want an oil that keeps the engine running cool, Pennzoil is a brand dedicated to making sure it helps with peak engine performance.
How well do you maintain it? The Saturn engine is well engineered and is capable of running several hundred thousand miles if you keep the fluids full and change the lubricant at the proper intervals using a high quality oil. Most machine shops will recommend full synthetic if you want an engine to last. But it's up to the owner.
No. Iginition in a Diesel engine comes from compression and not spark. Once the Diesel engine is running you do not need electricitry to keep it running. However, modern diesel engines have computers controlling many of the functions of the engine and that would cause it to fail if there was no electricity. Old diesel engines did not have computers and would keep running even if your battry went flat because your alternator died. Just dont turn it off because the starter needs electricity :P
Three things can keep an engine from running, a faulty ignition source, lack of fuel or insufficient compression. If all three are present in the proper percentage, an engine MUST operate. Your problem is to find out which of the three is missing, then you can solve the problem of how to repair the engine.
Mitochondria, it takes a lot of energy to keep the engine running 24/7/365.
To keep it running cleanly and efficiently.
to keep your engine running cool drive safe to keep your engine running cool drive safe If you don't put any water in the radiator, you will not need a water pump.
No, but it can cause severe engine damage if you keep running the engine.
There are 2 fans that would be running while you are driving and that is normal... the compressor fan if you have the air conditioner running and the radiator fan runs to help keep the radiator cool while the engine is on.
On some makes of vehicle, the engine fan is supposed to keep running after the engine is shut off, if it was operating on a long trip on a hot day, for example. Come back to the car in 10-15 minutes. If the fan is still running, you have a problem. If it has shut off, all is well.
The fuel pump runs constantly as long as the engine is running.
The alternator - it provides a charge to the battery while the engine is running.
Check the alternator.