NTSB Releases Preliminary Report From October Accident In NC

The throttle was in the full throttle position, the propeller control was in the high rpm (fine pitch) position, the mixture control was in the full rich position, and the fuel boost pump oil sump, galleries, and rocker boxes. The engine oil dipstick

Suction method for oil changes probably adequate

Ray: The devices that pump or suck out the oil via the dipstick tube certainly are adequate, but not quite as good, in our humble opinion. Tom: The places that use suction devices don't do it just to save time, they do it to decrease liability. When you

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ProCharger promises 300 additional pump-gas horsepower for the 2018 Mustang GT 888-255-1942 C&R Advanced Cooling Technology now offers radiators with or without internal oil cooler to fit 6.1L and 6.4L SRT8 models. Part number 25-10790 uses an all

Hella Oil Sensors Monitor Oil Level, Quality

will trim the oil pump’s energy consumption, contributing to better fuel economy. "Our PULS sensors are compact, reliable and cost-effective, but there’s one other advantage – automakers can eliminate the oil dipstick," Fischer said. "In the old

What it’s like to drive a Trabant, communist East Germany’s ‘car of the people’

fetch the dipstick tucked into the lining, and check how many of the six gallons of oil and gas mixture remain. And did I mention the gas tank is located right above the engine to feed fuel to the carburetor without the need for a fuel pump? In short

New Technology Easily Diagnoses Engine Issues in Seconds

One clips to the exhaust outlet while another plugs snugly into the oil dipstick tube. They measure pressure fluctuations which can also keep tabs on the ignition system and oil pump, though this capability hasn’t been fully utilized at this point.

How It Works: Engine oil

but it could also be that the oil pump has malfunctioned and oil isn’t circulating. Add oil if it’s low, but if the light stays on after you’ve filled it, or if the dipstick shows the engine has enough oil, it’s better to have it towed to a shop

Fire Pump Priming Basics - Part 1

And a few conditions considered "minor" - like loose pump shaft packing, a bad suction hose connection and lack of lubricant in the primer oil reservoir - when Next time, in "Fire Pump Priming Basics - Part 2," we will review troubleshooting common

Nodding Donkeys Fail as Long Shale Wells Make Pumping Oil Harder

Some of oil reserves may get stuck underground if the industry's pumps keep failing bobbing up and down to create suction in the hole, aided by a rotating counterweight. The method is effective on vertical wells that go straight down, but is less