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Every time you start your engine, the oil pump pushes oil from the sump through the filter and out to the pistons, crankshaft, camshaft and rocker arms, keeping them lubricated. Oil cools your engine, lessens friction, and picks up dust and debris along the way...

Every automobile engine has an air filter in order to run properly. Most engines run on an air to fuel ration of 14:1 for general driving. That means your engine has to breathe 14 times more oxygen than fuel in order to run at maximum efficiency.The air filter keeps the oxygen relatively clean by trapping dirt particles, as well as keeping contaminants off the airflow sensor. It also helps to quiet your intake system. Your engine can use up to 40,000 litres of air for every 3.5 litres of fuel burned....

Coolant (or antifreeze) ensures your car’s engine runs at maximum efficiency by keeping it at just the right temperature. Conventional coolants are a mixture of anticorrosive additives, ethylene glycol, and water. Your car’s engine performs best at high temperatures but not so high as to cause damage to its components. ...

To align or not to align… that is the question. The answer may be more important than you think. Your car’s wheel alignment should be checked when you get new tires, install suspension components, if there is any unusual wear patter on the tires, if your car starts to pull to one side and/or when you encounter a major pothole or have a serious run in with a curb....

Replacing your fuel filter is an easy and vital part of keeping your car in top running condition. The fuel filter’s job is to prevent the fuel injection system (or carburetors) from becoming clogged. It is your car’s first line of defense against dirt build up in the engine. When filters become dirty or clogged, your car will be affected in several ways including fuel efficiency, performance and overall driveability....

Well, somehow we reached that time of the year again and soon enough that cold little white stuff will once again be falling from the sky. If you’re driving your vehicle year round you’ll want to make sure you have the right tires on when the time comes....

Well, somehow we reached that time of the year again and soon enough that cold little white stuff will once again be falling from the sky. If you’re driving your vehicle year round you’ll want to make sure you have the right tires on when the time comes....

At Motor Werke, we are passionate about the vehicles we work on. A vehicle undergoing restoration requires every bit of care and passion to make the vehicle turn out just right....

We’ve enjoyed a string of warm weather this past week, I think it is safe to say that summer is just around the corner! Whether you’re cleaning up your vehicle for summer or pulling the winter cover off your convertible, it’s time to prep your car for the desert heat....