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Shake No More: Fix Engine Vibration

Shake No More: Fix Engine Vibration

Understanding the Necessity of Reducing Engine Vibration Engine vibration can be more than just an annoyance; it's often a sign of underlying issues that could affect the efficiency and longevity of your vehicle's engine. Excessive vibration is not only uncomfortable...

Common Gearbox Problems

Common Gearbox Problems

Understanding the Intricacies of Gearboxes Gearboxes are the unsung heroes of our vehicles, playing a critical role in transferring power from the engine to the wheels. This intricate process involves a series of gears and clutches working in harmony to adjust the...

Engine Cooling System Problems & Solutions

Engine Cooling System Problems & Solutions

The efficiency of a car's cooling system is paramount for the well-being of its engine, as it directly impacts performance and longevity. Engine health relies on maintaining an optimal operating temperature and preventing overheating, which can cause significant...

Common Fuel System Problems and Their Causes

Common Fuel System Problems and Their Causes

Fuel systems in vehicles are critical for engine performance and efficiency. However, they are prone to a range of issues that can impact your vehicle's functioning. Understanding these problems and their causes is essential for effective maintenance and...

Unraveling the Mysteries of Common Engine Problems

Unraveling the Mysteries of Common Engine Problems

In the dynamic world of automotive maintenance, understanding common engine problems is essential. Whether you're a seasoned mechanic, a car enthusiast, or a regular car owner, recognizing and addressing these issues is key to ensuring the longevity and performance of...

A Guide To Dealing with Engine Misfires

A Guide To Dealing with Engine Misfires

When it comes to your car's performance and longevity, understanding common issues like engine misfires is vital. An engine misfire can result in poor fuel economy, reduced power, and potentially extensive damage if not addressed promptly. In this article, we delve...

11 Ways to Reduce Fuel Consumption for South African Motorists

11 Ways to Reduce Fuel Consumption for South African Motorists

Introduction Fuel efficiency isn't just a buzzword; it's a lifestyle change that can save you money and reduce your carbon footprint. While it's true that engines need fuel to operate, you don't have to break the bank to keep your car moving. By making some minor...

Revive Your Ride: The Ultimate Guide to Engine Overhauls!

Revive Your Ride: The Ultimate Guide to Engine Overhauls!

An engine is essentially the heart of any vehicle. Just like your heart pumps blood throughout your body, an engine powers your car, ensuring it runs smoothly. But what happens when the heart of your vehicle starts failing? The answer is often an engine overhaul....

All You Need to Know About the Toyota 2JZ-GTE Engine

All You Need to Know About the Toyota 2JZ-GTE Engine

The 2JZ-GTE engine is a revered name in the world of performance automobiles. The name conjures up images of legendary cars and staggering horsepower figures. This engine was the powerhouse behind the iconic Toyota Supra. Over the years, it has gained a reputation as...

Everything you need to know about the Toyota 4Y engine

Everything you need to know about the Toyota 4Y engine

Long revered for its robustness, the Toyota 4Y engine is a testament to engineering longevity. This engine model has been a backbone in the South African automotive landscape, especially when it comes to light trucks and commercial vehicles. Let's delve into the...

3 Common Honda K20 Engine Problems

3 Common Honda K20 Engine Problems

2001 saw the release of the 2.0L inline-4 engine known as the Honda K20. It's still being produced today and belongs to the well-known K-series of motors. Since many people use the K20 as a replacement engine, the engine's popularity is no surprise. Honda's K20 engine...

Honda Check Engine Light Common Causes

Honda Check Engine Light Common Causes

Honda Check Engine Light Common Causes Has your Honda Accord, Civic, or CR-V's check engine light come on? When you notice an engine warning light on your dashboard for the first time, it might be unsettling. The "check engine" warning light may be activated by a...

Common Honda J35 3.5 V6 Engine Problems

Common Honda J35 3.5 V6 Engine Problems

Problems with the Honda 3.5 V6 Engine. Honda's 3.5 V6 engine was initially launched in 1998, and it has been used in current models ever since. The J35 engine has undergone various modifications and improvements throughout the years because of its lengthy lifespan....

7 Common BMW N52 Engine Problems

7 Common BMW N52 Engine Problems

The N52 is one of BMW's most well-known and effective inline-6 engines. The N52 engine was used mostly in the BMW E90 328i, 325i, and 330i models in addition to the E60 525i & 528i vehicles. Several other cars, including the X1,  128i, and Z4, to name a few, also...

Top Reasons Why Your Mercedes Won’t Start

Top Reasons Why Your Mercedes Won’t Start

There are a number of potential causes for your Mercedes not to start. The mechanical parts and the security system may all look to be utterly dead in your car. An ignition key may not turn, or the engine might not start. The worst-case scenario is that your Mercedes...

Common Mercedes W205 Problems (2015–2021)

Common Mercedes W205 Problems (2015–2021)

Mercedes W205 problems: We have recently reviewed all of the known problems with the Benz C Class W204, which remains one of the most dependable Mercedes-Benz automobiles, particularly in its class. There is a new Mercedes-Benz C-Class in town. It is the W205, and it...

What is the Mercedes Blue EFFICIENCY system?

What is the Mercedes Blue EFFICIENCY system?

German manufacturers made considerable efficiency gains in the late naughties. BlueMotion from VW and EfficientDynamics from BMW were the two most talked-about concepts at the Detroit Auto Show this year. Talk in the media was about a new generation of automobiles...

4 Situations in which a car loses water

4 Situations in which a car loses water

The loss of water in the underside of the vehicle can be an indication that the vehicle has some type of fault. Faced with this situation, it is essential to determine if, in effect, the car loses water due to a breakdown and, in that case, assess whether the vehicle...

How to Repair BMW E46 3 Series Remote Key

How to Repair BMW E46 3 Series Remote Key

Im going to show you a technique I have tried. This is actually a new battery and  has the soldering points on it already. It comes packed on a piece of polystyrene ready to go and as you can see it has the housing on it already. You don't have to solder...

How to Start a Motor Spares Business in South Africa

How to Start a Motor Spares Business in South Africa

If you are thinking of starting a motor spares business in South Africa, you need a strategic business plan. In this guide we'll give you tips the best way to start your motor spares business. It all starts with a name. Select the name of your company that's easy to...

BMW: we have the best diesels, they will remain on the market

BMW: we have the best diesels, they will remain on the market

BMW intends to continue to produce diesel models, said the head of the research and development department of the concern Klaus Frolih. According to him, BMW has succeeded in creating environmentally friendly diesel engines and has repeatedly criticized European...

BMW E46 Door Lock Repair

BMW E46 Door Lock Repair

If your BMW E46 door lock is broken, then this post will show you how to repair BMW e46 door lock. This also works for the X5 and the X3. The only difference between the two locks is this piece is for the E46 3 Series and this piece slightly smaller for the X5...

Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover Discovery

The Land Rover discovery is a popular luxury Sports Utility Vehicle SUV manufactured by the reputed British luxury car manufacturer Land Rover. The first Land Rover Discovery was released in 1989 and various new versions of the SUV were released in the next few...

Find Used, New or Imported BMW Engines For Sale

Find Used, New or Imported BMW Engines For Sale

Our website is a web tool that you can use to buy engines for your BMW. BMW vehicles are known worldwide for being luxurious and fun to drive. However, because they are expensive cars, their engines are often expensive as well. When you use our enquiry form, you get...

10 Tips For Buying A Used Engine & What To Look For

10 Tips For Buying A Used Engine & What To Look For

1. Check If The Vehicle Has Been Marked As “Running” When visiting a scrap yard you'll see some vehicles are marked that it one time the engine was running. However it’s advisable to do a close inspection of the engine, since a lot of things can happen once a vehicle...

8 Common ISUZU KB 250 Problems

8 Common ISUZU KB 250 Problems

It doesn't matter whether you're driving a Single Cab or a Double Cab, Isuzu has been producing excellent bakkies for decades. The Isuzu KB, designed for ruggedness and durability, was said to be an example of how this might be done perfectly by Isuzu. For our review...

9 VW Amarok Common Problems

9 VW Amarok Common Problems

Please note this post includes an affiliate link and we may earn a commission should you purchase from the merchant site. Engine Finder's philosophy revolves around preventing potential issues by repairing minor issues before they become biggies. Preventative measures...

5 Mazda Drifter Common Problems

5 Mazda Drifter Common Problems

Are you the proud owner of a 2.5-liter Mazda Drifter? It's possible that your Mazda isn't operating at its optimum level. In order to provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date information possible, Engine Finder gathered the following complaints from real car...

5 Common Mitsubishi Triton 2.5 Diesel Problems

5 Common Mitsubishi Triton 2.5 Diesel Problems

Are you the proud owner of a 2.5 diesel Mitsubishi Triton? Perhaps you are in the market for buying  a used Triton? If that's the case, the following information might be useful to you. The Triton has been roaming this globe since 1978, and it has undergone numerous...

Servicing Your Car? 3 Typical Upsells to Avoid!

You'd like the best for your car. It takes you from A - B as well as looks after your safety and comfort in traveling. Obviously you would like to get everything and anything which will make your vehicle the perfect car on the highway. Car Workshops and mechanics will...

South African Internet Users

It pays to be online! Don't miss out! 28,580,290 - Internet Users in South Africa (2016*) Share of South Africa Population: 52 % (penetration) Total Population : 54,978,907 Share of World Internet Users: 0.8 % Internet Users in the World: 3,424,971,237 Year Internet...

What To Do When Your Car Engine Over Heats

What To Do When Your Car Engine Over Heats

The world-wide car industry has dramatically grown, and due to the sophisticated engineering, today’s car engines for sale tend to be sophisticated and complex than ever before. Hence, engine overheating is another somewhat unusual thing these days. Nonetheless, a...

Volvo Car Maintenance Tips

Volvo Car Maintenance Tips

What you must do, once in a month, is to check up you car yourself! Fluids are an important part of your Volvo car. Make sure that all the fluids are up to the top line and that the oil is lubricating the car system properly. Take care of the radiator coolant, the...

Why You Should Use an Escrow Service in South Africa

Why You Should Use an Escrow Service in South Africa

Escrow services are crucial for South African businesses that want to protect themselves against fraud. These services offer both the buyer and seller protection if something goes wrong, which is very important for money. When you're buying an item, the escrow service...

BMW – Sheer Driving Pleasure

BMW – Sheer Driving Pleasure

BMW or "Bavarian Motor Works" doubtlessly is regarded as the best reputable car companies worldwide and it also most certainly will continue to be this way for many years except if aliens invade the planet. A great deal was already discussed in...

Common Ford Rocam engine problems

Common Ford Rocam engine problems

The common ford rocam engine problems depend on the type of model and the age. The newer models tend to have more mechanical issues than electrical. Typically, gasoline engines will go wrong because either leaky seals cause oil to burn up in the engine, or a piece of...

How To Scrap A Car In South Africa

How To Scrap A Car In South Africa

When a car has surpassed its days of good use, it's your responsibility to deregister it and have it scrapped. Often, cars are too old and are no longer worth repairing, or it's been written off in a nasty accident. In such cases, selling your car for scrap to a...

Choosing the Right Auto Body Repair Shop

Choosing the Right Auto Body Repair Shop

For many people, the car is one of the largest investments they are likely to make after buying a house. If kept in good conditions, this investment can last a long time. With this in mind, you really don’t want just anybody addressing the needs for auto bodywork. In...

Toyota 3.0 D4D engine (1KD-FTV) Problems

Toyota 3.0 D4D engine (1KD-FTV) Problems

For a long period of time, Toyota powertrains were considered the best and most reliable. According to most motorists, motors practically do not break in conditions of intensive use. One can argue with this statement, as the statistics of repairs suggests...

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