Fuel/Oil Articles

How to Read Oil Pressure Gauges

The oil pressure gauge in your car's dashboard tells you more than just the level of oil currently in your engine. It is also an indicator of the ...

SAE to ISO Gear Oil Conversion

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and International Standards Organization (ISO) have different standards for gear oil. ISO oil grades are ...

How to Get The Cheapest Gas Prices in My Area

Gas prices are continuing to rise again. If you are like me, you hate to fill up your tank and look at the final price. We all have to buy gas but ...

How to Replace the Oil Pressure Sending Unit on 5.3 General Motors Engine

General Motors is an American automotive corporation. Its vehicle brand lineup includes Buick, Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac. Some of the ...

Location of the Fuel Pressure Regulator on a 1999 Suburban

The fuel pressure regulator controls the amount of fuel each of your Suburban’s eight fuel injectors receive during engine operation. When ...

How Does Gas Get in Engine Oil?

The piston rings are seals placed tightly against the cylinder walls. These piston ring seals prevent the gasoline from flowing past the pistons and ...

What Are the Ingredients in Motor Oil?

Car engines need motor oil to lubricate the different parts and to keep them running smoothly and without excessive friction. Engines are made up of ...

How to Prime After Running Out of Diesel Fuel in a Ford F250

Unlike Ford Motor Company's gasoline engines, Ford diesels must go through an expanded process to prime the fuel system after the vehicle runs ...

Adding WD40 to Gas

WD-40 is a lubricant that has a number of uses, including lubrication, cleaning and rust prevention. Some automotive enthusiasts also advocate ...