Fuel System Archives - Import Car
Audi EVAP Case Study

Let’s look at some of the things that you should know about Audi EVAP systems before trying to tackle such a repair.

Fuel Trims

To gain a better idea on fuel trims, think about how “analog” vehicles dealt with changing fuel and air mixtures.

Lucas Oil Deep Clean Fuel System Cleaner

Developed by Lucas Oil Products, Deep Clean Fuel System Cleaner contains additives to improve fuel economy, reduce exhaust emissions and increase power.

VIDEO: Clean The Fuel Tank Before Replacing The Pump

Sediment, rust and debris from the pump can get into the tank and kill the fuel pump. This video is sponsored by Carter.

Fuel System Diagnostics Is All In The Fuel Trim Numbers

With lean-burn operating strategies being built into many of today’s gasoline direct-injection and gasoline compression ignition engines, it’s important to build a foundational knowledge of how fuel trims work in the real world.

Hyundai Tech Tip: Fuel Sender Circuit Checks

Some customers may complain of an erratic or unresponsive fuel gauge or a fuel gauge that does not reach the full level after filling the fuel tank.

Volkswagen, Audi Direct Fuel Injection System

For the past decade, almost every vehicle that Volkswagen and Audi has sold in the U.S. has been equipped with direct fuel injection. These FSI, TSI and GDI systems allow for better fuel economy and power. The switch to direct injection has also allowed Volkswagen to downsize its engines from 2.0L to 1.4L on base models without losing any power, while still improving fuel efficiency.

VIDEO: Fuel Pressure Sensor Diagnostics

Andrew Markel explains what a P0191 code means, and how to ensure an accurate diagnosis. Sponsored by Intermotor.

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Carter Fuel Systems Introduces 22 New Part Numbers

Carter says this new part number introduction significantly extends the company’s coverage of passenger vehicles on the road today, with applications that fit popular models such as the Nissan Altima, Volkswagen Jetta, Kia Optima, Chevrolet Equinox and Subaru Outback.

Hyundai Elantra Fuel System Diagnostics

We recently had a 2011 Elantra in for a check engine light complaint motivated by the fact that it was due for a New York state inspection. This high-mileage car was owned by one of our good customers. It has served him well with no driveability complaints and, with only 175,000 miles on the odometer, he was hoping it would not be an expensive repair.

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Hyundai Sonata Fuel System Diagnostics

There is no doubt that the Hyundai line has come a long way in the last 10 years, and they are certainly gaining in popularity – the result of a good product being offered at a competitive price point. We work on a lot of Hyundais and we have many customers who commute 80 to 100 miles a day getting to work.

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Carter Fuel Systems Introduces 41 New Fuel Part Numbers

This expansion extends coverage to reach 12.8 million additional passenger vehicles including the Toyota RAV4 and Audi A4.