Motor oil is something that most people don’t think about when they’re driving around town, but it’s an important part of your car’s engine. Unfortunately, the wrong type of motor oil can cause your engine to malfunction and break down. For example, if you use synthetic motor oil in a vehicle made for conventional oils, the viscosity will be too low and could lead to problems with the piston rings in the engine.
The other day I was driving home, and my car started to sputter. I was trying to figure out what the problem could be when it died ultimately. It turned out that the engine RPMs were too low, causing my car to stall. If your car’s engine is running slowly or you notice any other symptoms like lack of power, check the engine RPMs with a scanner tool before taking your vehicle in for service.
Do you know what an intercooler is? If not, don’t worry. In this article, I’ll be going over the basics of what they do and why it’s essential to keep them in good shape. You can also find some tips on fixing those pesky leaks that happen from time to time. So let’s get started!