Battery

Bad Charcoal Canister (Signs & Causes)

The charcoal canister—also known as the EVAP system—is an emissions control device used to capture gas vapors that escape from a vehicle’s fuel tank. The canister contains activated charcoal, which draws vapors into the engine, where they can then be burned to generate power. However, if the system fails, it can cause foul gas odors … Read more

Symptoms Of A Bad Crankshaft Pulley

Have you ever considered the effects of a defective crankshaft pulley on your vehicle? Well, it goes without saying that they’re disastrous. When a crankshaft pulley fails (or the timing belt due to a badly maintained crankshaft pulley), the timing of the engine will completely thrown off. This in-turn will cause vibrations, irregular engine idles, … Read more

Does a Car Battery Drain Faster In Cold?

Winter can be harsh on your car battery, battery fluid can freeze, the engine will be hard to start, and your car might drain faster in cold. Even an expensive fully charged battery won’t be able to perform its best in cold temperatures. But that raises the question, does a battery drain faster in cold? … Read more