Checking fuel pipes

Any fuel leak, however small, can cause a fire. Do not drive a car with a suspected leak until yo...

Limpieza de los filtros de la bomba de combustible

Si el filtro de la bomba de combustible se obstruye, el motor se cortará de forma intermitente, ...

Chequeo de la bomba mecánica de combustible

Si el auto se detiene y no se ha quedado sin combustible, compruebe si hay combustible en el car...

How to overhaul a Stromberg carburettor

The Stromberg carburettor does not have a regular service schedule, but should be cleaned about ...

Removing a carburettor for cleaning

Over a period of time, dirt inevitably gets through the fuel filter of a carburettor, and chemic...

Checking and cleaning an SU carburettor

The SU carburettor is simple to strip. It has only one jet (except in a few special types) and...

Preparing for carburettor adjustment

The carburettor is often suspected of causing an engine to run roughly, when the real source of t...

Ajuste de un carburador SU

A diferencia de otros tipos de carburadores, que tienen difusores fijos, el SU sólo tiene un dif...

Ajuste de un carburador Stromberg

El carburador Stromberg CD, como el SU (Vea Ajuste de un carburador SU), es un carburador de con...

Adjusting a fixed-jet carburettor

A fixed-jet carburettor mixes air and fuel by means of several jets. The jets are small holes whi...

Adjusting an emission-control carburettor

Anti-pollution laws in many countries now limit the volume of poisonous carbon monoxide gas (CO)...

Checking and cleaning a fixed-jet carburettor

Fixed-jet carburettors are easily blocked by small dirt particles and chemical residues from fue...

Checking and cleaning a GM Varajet carburettor

The Varajet carburettor used on many Vauxhalls and Opels is a hybrid between fixed-jet and variab...

Checking a Ford VV carburettor

The Ford Variable Venturi carburettor is fitted to many small Fords. It looks like an ordinary f...

Comprobación y sustitución de un transmisor de combustible

Si el indicador de combustible marca vacío y usted sabe que hay combustible en el depósito, la c...

Servicing a mechanical fuel pump

Remove the top of the pump first. It is held on by a central bolt or screw, except on...

Servicing the fuel supply system

The fuel supply system is generally reliable and any problems that do occur are usually traceabl...