Engine & Transmission

Articles relating to a vehicles ‘Engine & Transmission’.

Car Went Through Water and Died – How to Fix?

When driving through flood water you should drive slowly and steadily, so you don't make a bow wave.
My daughter had driven through a large puddle of water. I received a phone call, “the car engine has stopped and it won’t start?” I grabbed a tow rope and […]

How to Buy an Oil Sump Drain Plug or Washer

Oil Drain Sump Plug & Copper Washer (Featured Image)
My daughters car had an oil leak. Luckily for me, the leak was coming from the oil filter housing. An easy fix, a new filter housing oil seal (often supplied […]

How to Repair or Replace a Head Gasket

Block, Head Gasket & Cylinder Head
Intro… The images below show what’s involved in repairing a cylinder head gasket, from the initial strip down to re-assembly. Modern engines are fairly complicated, with numerous additions to help […]