4 Common GM 2.2 Ecotec Engine Problems

4 Common GM 2.2 Ecotec Engine Problems

The 2.2 Ecotec might not be an engine for performance enthusiasts, but it’s a reliable, fuel efficient, and affordable engine. These engines are capable of making it beyond 250,000 without any major problems when properly maintained. Despite its stout reliability, the 2.2 Ecotec still does suffer from some common problems, albeit very few. The engine…

4 Common Chevy & GM LFX Engine Problems

4 Common Chevy & GM LFX Engine Problems

GM’s LFX engine was the successor to the LLT, which had a terrible reputation for reliability. Timing chain failure would cause catastrophic engine damage. Unfortunately, some of these problems did transfer over to the LFX engine but were eventually fixed. The LFX engine suffers from oil consumption issues, water pump failure, timing chain issues, and…

5 Common GM LS1 Engine Problems
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5 Common GM LS1 Engine Problems

Built with an all aluminum block the lightweight nature and strength of the engine make the LS1 a popular engine for performance modifications and swaps, capable of producing significant power with simple bolt-on modifications. Nothing beats power and reliability so let’s discuss some common problems with the LS1 that can be addressed to build a…

Chevy 427 Engine Problems, Performance, Reliability

Chevy 427 Engine Problems, Performance, Reliability

The epitome of the 60’s muscle car era was Chevy’s 427 engine. A big-block 7.0L V8 that produced more power than a lot of engines do, even in todays modern engine world. These beasts powered the legendary Camaro and Corvette’s of the time and are still highly desirable today. Some even fetch multi-million dollar prices…

The 4 Most Common GM 2.4L Ecotec Engine Problems

The 4 Most Common GM 2.4L Ecotec Engine Problems

The GM 2.4L Ecotec engine made its debut in 2006 and remained in production through 2019. The engine offers a respectable 164-182 horsepower given its small NA design. It’s also an efficient engine that offers good fuel economy. However, no engine is perfect and there aren’t any exceptions here. In this article, we discuss a…