Vehicle O2 sensors

Most vehicles have at least one oxygen sensor (O2 sensor) on the engine as part of the fuel injection optimization electronics. An O2 sensor performs tests on the exhaust to determine how much oxygen is in it so the vehicle’s computer can optimize the fuel-to-air mixture for best performance. Read …

Door hinge pins

A user in our Ask a Menachic forums recently asked about replacing the hinge pins on his pickup truck. These are relatively universal to most vehicles and can be broken when put under heavy stress. Usually these will last the life of the vehicle, but accidents, impacts, sudden door jammming …

Replacing lifters

There are many signs that point to lifters going bad. A knocking sound is most common, of course. If you suspect the lifters are bad, which is a common failure in relatively high mileage engines, you can have them checked by a professional or pull them yourself and see. Removing …