This summer has highlighted a common issue with vehicles that most people are unaware of possibly being a problem. Vapor lock. Vapor lock is caused when fuel boils in the fuel line or in the carburetor. The vapor created from the fuel boiling causes back pressure which blocks the flow of fuel into the engine.… Continue reading Vapor Lock
For those who may be new to the desert, the monsoon season officially started on June 15th. We haven’t had any actual rain from it, though. That means our lovely desert is a bit on the dry side. At last count, I think we have 19 fires currently making their way across our state. One… Continue reading Fire, Desert, & the 4th of July
We are getting ready to head into summer here in the Old Pueblo. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t mind the delay in triple digit weather. Unfortunately, they are here. With the heat comes challenges that we may not think about until it’s too late. Prime example: your tires. We know the temps… Continue reading Summer, the Road, & Tires
Yesterday I was in an office on Broadway Blvd. when blaring sirens on the street outside drew my attention. There was a firetruck travelling east in the left-hand lane that was trying to get through traffic. Behind the firetruck, everyone had pulled to the right to allow the truck to pass. In front of the… Continue reading What should you do…?