4.3 Vortec Sensor Locations

4.3 Vortec Sensor Locations

Having accurate information about the location of different sensors in your vehicle, especially the engine area, can make DIY auto maintenance a lot easier. The same thing holds for the 4.3 Vortec engine. As reliable and long-lasting as it is, there’ll be occasional issues down the road leading to issues like hard start-up, vehicle sputtering … Read more

Differences Between 4.3L And 4.3L Vortec

Differences Between 4.3L And 4.3L Vortec

The 4.3 Vortec is one of the most significant engines in GM’s history. Despite being discontinued in 2014 in favor of LV3 EcoTec3, it still remains a fan-favorite among GM truck owners for its all-round performance and longevity. In this post, we’ll talk about its different aspects and discuss how it’s different from the other … Read more

4.3L Vortec Engine Firing Order

4.3 Vortec Engine Firing Order And Distributor Rotation

One of the most common problems associated with the 4.3L Vortec engines is the fragile distributor cap. Many GMC and Chevy owners have complained that the distributor caps in their 4.3L Vortec-based vehicles crack or wrap (lose their shape) due to heat. As a result, moisture or dirt starts to enter the distributor, causing the … Read more

How To Fix Service Trailer Brake System?

Service Trailer Brake System

The trailer brake system is one of the most underrated features in Chevy and GMC vehicles. That’s because not many owners use it (as they don’t have a trailer to attach). But those who use it can’t seem to live without it. For the latter, the ‘service trailer brake system’ message is not a good … Read more

Service DEF System, See Dealer

Service DEF System See Dealer

You’re driving the RAM 2500 truck, cruising on the road, and suddenly, this message appears on the instrument panel: “5 MPH Max Speed in 100 mi, Service DEF System, See Dealer.” Of all the warning messages that can appear on your RAM truck’s screen, this one is arguably the most troublesome, as you have to … Read more

Should You Switch to Synthetic Oil After 100K or 200K Miles?

Switch to Synthetic Oil After 100K Miles

There was a time when most car owners used to stick with conventional motor oil for their vehicles. But that time is long gone, and now synthetic oil is the go-to choice for almost every new car owner. And for good reasons. These oils give better lubrication, enhanced engine protection, more fuel efficiency, and improved … Read more

Why Is Your Alternator Getting Hot?

Why Is Your Alternator Getting Hot?

The alternator is one of the most overlooked components in any vehicle. As it’s located in the engine bay, many car owners don’t pay much attention to it when their vehicle is running fine. However, if you’ve ever diagnosed an issue in your car, you’ll know that it’s often related to the electrical system – … Read more

My Brake Pedal Is Stiff, And Car Won’t Start

My Brake Pedal Is Stiff And Car Wont Start

It’s morning time, and you’re about to start the car. There’s an important meeting to be attended, and you want to reach there before time. However, the car doesn’t start when you turn the ignition key, even after trying multiple times. You try to inspect the vehicle and find any possible reason for this issue, … Read more

Bad Fuel Pressure Regulator Symptoms

Bad Fuel Pressure Regulator Symptoms

Modern vehicles are a combination of hundreds of internal components. While many of these components, such as the fuel injectors, transmission system, ignition switch, etc., have a greater role, some are there to complete a smaller, specific task. The fuel pressure regulator falls under the second category. What Does A Fuel Pressure Regulator Do? The … Read more