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How to fix a dynamo

Wear on the carbon brushes and commutator is the most common cause of dynamo failure. Normally t...

Checking a Ford VV carburettor

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

Engine oil pump replacement

If the oil pump is fitted to the outside of the engine, you may be able to reach it...

Checking and cleaning a fixed-jet carburettor

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

Servicing a mechanical fuel pump

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

Removing a carburettor for cleaning

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