Engine Mechanical

Misfire Diagnosis

Misfire Diagnosis

Since the very beginnings of the internal combustion engine, there have been misfires.  It could be argued that during development, the misfire actually precluded actual combustion!

April 2017 | Reply More
Camshaft Control Systems Part IV: Timing Chain Guides & Tensioners

Camshaft Control Systems Part IV: Timing Chain Guides & Tensioners

An essential part of the timing chain system, guides and tensioners make sure the timing chain operates as it was designed. When symptoms occur, it’s important to know what to look for and how to fix them.

September 2016 | Reply More
Understanding (Nissan) Camshaft  Control Systems Part III:  Camshaft Phasing

Understanding (Nissan) Camshaft Control Systems Part III: Camshaft Phasing

An in-depth look into the system that controls variable valve timing in Nissan engines, including sensors and solenoids, and how to diagnose problems with them.

March 2016 | Reply More
Understanding Camshaft Control Systems, Part 2: Servicing Timing Chains & Sprockets

Understanding Camshaft Control Systems, Part 2: Servicing Timing Chains & Sprockets

Common issues timing chains can have, so we can better diagnose and repair vehicles correctly the first time.

November 2015 | Reply More
Nissan TechNews Fall 2015

Nissan TechNews Fall 2015

In this issue we will explore a variety of topics including: common issues timing chains can have, charging system diagnosis, keyless entry and their dependent systems, and safety shield technologies.

November 2015 | Reply More