Motor Werke Guide

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....

Fall is a breathtaking time of year in BC, and especially in Kelowna. Alas, every year it gives way to winter and all of the safe driving challenges that come with it. From slick roads to poor visibility, there’s not much you can do to control the weather. However, you can control the safety features of your car....

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....

Curious about the benefits of detailing? There are many reasons to have your car detailed, which include making it a cleaner space for you to spend your time, and protecting the exterior finish from outdoor elements. We’ve got the lowdown on reasons to avoid the carwash, and ways to help care for your vehicle after your next detailing appointment....

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....

Aston Martin is the quintessentially British icon of style and performance. It’s no wonder Q chose to augment the DB5 for James Bond. This splendid and storied brand is experiencing a resurgence in popularity and prestige as it launches its Second Century Plan – an ambitious blueprint for innovation similar to when the DB9 was introduced....