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Introduction to Intake Manifold

The main function of intake manifold is to supply a direct fuel/air mixture. The main job is to assign the fuel in right amount to each individual’s intake port on the engine’s cylinder heads.

When it is performed well, it improves performance and efficiency of fuel injection system.

The intake manifold also manufactured in plastic and aluminium it tends to give you better fuel efficiency, increased horsepower, cleaner emissions and more efficient consumption of fuel.

With the emerging rate of pollution, intake manifold helps to reduce it by offering better power and fuel efficiency. As fuel prices are on hike right now it saves the fuel also. Thus it also aid to control environmental issues.

Intake Manifold are made up of cast aluminium or plastic. But there are many who prefer cast steel also, although these people are all time low in numbers.

As the demands of intake manifold increases, the suppliers tend to offer it at competitive rates. Also the supply and availability also increases. The main reason to exit the steel as a manufacturing material is that the aluminium and high grade plastics are light in weight and cheap in cost.

As all of us have watched gasoline prices continually increase over the past several years, it has become only too obvious how much our car’s performance and reliability become more and more important. Intake manifold performance is one of many key components that contribute to this performance. If we maintain our car’s performance at peak standards, our costs to own and operate them go down significantly.

Fortunately, as methods improve in manufacture and production, and as demand and need for intakes continues to increase, the replacement costs to consumers are continually decreasing. This is a welcome event to automobile owners, because it was not that long ago, that the average price of an intake manifold would often run in the multiple hundreds of dollars.

Author: EFI Hardware
Category: Auto Parts & Accessories, Car Parts
Date: April 8, 2015

How to detect the failure of fuel pump

Fuel Pump

The main function of a fuel pump is to create a pressure in the fuel lines to push the gas into the engine. Fuel pressure implies the problem with a fuel regulator. So, without sufficient amount of fuel pressure engine trifles roughly and suspends at regular interval of time. Needless to say if the fuel pump halts completely, there will not be any fuel pressure and thus engine will not start.

If the problem persists then you should get your car checked by an experienced mechanic to treat the diagnosed dilemma adequately.

Here are the five reasons which can detect fuel pump:-

  1. If the engine gives the heavy thrust while running on full speed:- If the car shivers on the highway at full speed then it is a sense of failure of fuel pump. Some people refer this to the less availability of the fuel. This happens because the fuel pump is losing the adequate amount of fuel pressure which results to bouncing or shivering.
  2. Loss of power when car is in acceleration mode. Fuel pump may not work properly due to condemn amount of pressure resulting into improper fuel mix into engine ultimately leading to the fuel pump failure.
  3. During towing or one such task the car suddenly experiences a power loss. This could suspect as a failed fuel pump. The failure of delivering enough fuel can lead to this results.
  4. If the car suddenly starts to accelerates or moves forward without the driver mediation, then it is said to be wear and tear of fuel pump. Often people misunderstood this by the failure of fuel filter. Due to fuel pump failure pump fails to draw appropriate amount of electricity which causes fuel pressure to increase suddenly and engine bounces or jerks as a result.
  5. The engine may refuse to start.

This sign of a bad fuel pump is the most severe. If a car owner has not addressed that problem based on one of the signs above, eventually it will completely fail. When the fuel pump can no longer provide any fuel to the engine, the engine has nothing to ignite. There is no fuel to burn in the engine. It has failed and it must be replaced in order for the car to operate. Pay attention to how a car runs and how it sounds to catch potential issues early.

Fuel pumps are one of the more costly repairs car owners face, so fixing problems rather than replacing parts is a more cost effective choice.

Author: EFI Hardware
Category: Auto Parts & Accessories, Car Parts
Date: February 25, 2015