Finding Engine Vacuum Leaks With A Cigar

Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how you can find engine vacuum leaks in your vehicle using cigar smoke. It really works as well as a thousand dollar smoke machine. And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VognjkYaMjg&list=UUuxpxCCevIlF-k-K5YU8XPA&feature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so don't miss them.

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How to Find and Fix Vacuum Leaks - Ultimate Guide
In this video I go over all the different symptoms and things you can use to find vacuum leaks on your car, a vacuum leak can cause a rough, low or high idling car and its important to find an fix because it can damage engine components but also cause poor gas mileage. There are also a few things that get overlooked when checking for vacuum leaks like the EGR Valve, PCV Valve and the Power Brake Booster which I cover in this video. Links to Tools and Products Used in the Video: Propane Regulator: http://amzn.to/2b76gpi Propane Cylinder: http://amzn.to/2b76P2e Starting Fluid ($3 Shipped): http://amzn.to/2b779Oz Please consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/Ratchets Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ratchets2015 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ratchets15 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ratchetsandwrenches Here are some other video's you may find interesting: How does a PCV System work: https://youtu.be/5Kt5ubcQaK0 How does an EGR System Work: https://youtu.be/-ZXnZUs9kP8 How to clean a Throttle Body and EGR Valve: https://youtu.be/7DCTDMDo3JU How to Test an Ignition Coil Pack: https://youtu.be/XcmWa2Bt12U How to test a throttle position sensor: https://youtu.be/_skVHdgtMTU How to test a Mass Air Flow Sensor: https://youtu.be/p0ocaDmcAIM How to test an Ignition Coil Pack: https://youtu.be/XcmWa2Bt12U How to Completely Restore a Faded or Hazy Headlight: https://youtu.be/YHfrvX9GkX4 How to Remove Scratches from you car's finish without any tools (Turtle Wax Scratch Repair Kit): https://youtu.be/n0oEffJ5Gx4 If this video helped you out please don't forget to subscribe, give it a thumbs up or if you are feeling generous leaving a tip by clicking the " i " button on the top right corner of the screen. Thank you very much for your support! Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of Ratchetsand Wrenches, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. Ratchetsand Wrenches assumes no liability for any property or personal damage that may arise from doing a repair on your vehicle after watching any of my repair video's. Due to factors beyond the control of Ratchetsand Wrenches, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Again Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not Ratchetsand Wrenches.





How To Find A Vacuum Leak - EricTheCarGuy
Vacuum leaks are one of the biggest causes of engine performance problems. This video is pretty straight forward in it's approach to finding a vacuum leak. On thing I might mention is that not all vacuum leaks are at the engine. Some HVAC systems run on engine vacuum and can cause a leak under the dash in some cases. I've even seen vacuum operated door locks. Just be sure to be careful spraying flammable stuff on a hot engine, you don't want to take one problem and make it a whole lot worse. You can also use a spray bottle with water to do this same test. It may not be as effective, but you don't have to worry about spraying a flammable substance on a hot engine. For more information on diagnosing engine performance issues, check out this article I wrote. http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/solving-automotive-performance-issues The best place for answers to your automotive questions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricTheCarGuy Google+: https://plus.google.com/100195180196698058780/posts Information on Premium Membership: https://www.ericthecarguy.com/premium-content-streaming-etcg-content Stay Dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





How To Fix A Car That Idles Poorly
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, show how you can fix your car if it's idling poorly. And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VognjkYaMjg&list=UUuxpxCCevIlF-k-K5YU8XPA&f eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so don't miss them.




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