How Does a Clean Air Filter Improve Engine Performance?

How Does a Clean Air Filter Improve Engine Performance?

Engines need the proper mixture of air and fuel to run right. The air filter is designed to protect the engine from contaminants, while also promoting airflow. Over time, however, the air filter accumulates dirt and debris that prevent air from entering the engine....
Damage Caused by Excessive Oil Pressure?

Damage Caused by Excessive Oil Pressure?

The oil pump pressurizes oil to be pumped throughout the engine. A pressure relief valve is built into the oil pump. When oil pressure exceeds a specified value, the valve opens, allowing oil to return to the sump or pump inlet. A stuck-closed pressure relief valve...