Articles by tag "exhaust system"

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Tips on Preventing Injury During Your Driveway Repair
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 9, 2014

Every do it yourself grease monkey thinks they are free from harm until they burn their hand on a muffler pipe.  Your car is a dangerous machine when running, and can be equally dangerous standing still if you don’t take any safety measures.  Before strapping on your mechanic boot...

Engine Compartment Light Bulb
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 23, 2014

Checking on oil levels and looking for torn hoses necessitates a light inside of your engine compartment or bay for a clear view of all your major motor parts.  Replacing the engine compartment light bulb will ensure that you are always looking at the right part. Inside of the Engine Compar...

Exhaust Pipe Flange Gasket
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 23, 2014

An exhaust pipe flange gasket is a round-shaped gasket normally used to stop exhaust from leaking from the exhaust pipe and exhaust manifold of a vehicle. It is also called a donut gasket. The two sides of the exhaust flange gasket feature a bevel along with a flat surface. The gasket is sealed d...

PCV Valve
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 30, 2014

If you have been lax in changing your motor oil, there is a good chance you are going to have to replace the PCV valve.  This underappreciated engine part is responsible for keeping excess emission gasses from harming your motor and exhaust system. The positive crankcase ventilation, PCV, v...

Exhaust Clamp
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 7, 2014

The exhaust clamp is used for clamping the muffler to the exhaust pipe. In order to do this, the exhaust clamp has to be wider that the pipe it will be used for. Otherwise, it will not be able to slip over the pipe and grip it. The main function of the exhaust clamp is to hold the connected parts...

Exhaust Pipe
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 7, 2014

The exhaust pipe is just one small part of an important system to help clean up your engines emissions. Its role is to carry the harmful gases away from the engine and out the back end of your vehicle, stopping to get cleaned up along the way. The Exhaust System A vehicular exhaust has the task...

Exhaust Tail Pipe
Zaki Moulvi Monday, August 4, 2014

The exhaust system of a car carries all the waste gases as well as other combustion by-products away from the engine. It allows your car to efficiently operate with very minimal noise & smoke and controls the pollution that is transmitted into the environment. A well-maintained exhaust system...

Exhaust Manifold
Zaki Moulvi Monday, September 29, 2014

During the combustion process, the engine generates waste gases. Those gases have to be vented out of the engine into the exhaust pipe and out of the muffler. The point at which these gases exit is the exhaust manifold. In a Front-wheel-drive car, this is mounted right on the front of the engine ...

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