Larry Hammer

Larry Hammer is an automotive troubleshooter who oversees Mighty's Technical Support Services in Jackson, Tennessee. Hammer has been writing technical articles since 1982. He may be reached at: [email protected]
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Servicing Fuel Filters: Neglecting a Filter Replacement Can Be Costly

May 1, 2018
While much emphasis is placed on servicing filters during routine vehicle maintenance, little attention is given to the fuel filter until an engine performance issue occurs. Neglecting...
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Scheduled Maintenance Can Prevent Costly Engine Repairs

March 1, 2018
Timely vehicle maintenance makes good business sense, especially when compared to costly engine repairs or an engine replacement. Extended service intervals have created a major...

Low Oil Pressure Message: Locating the Mystery Filter

May 31, 2017
A low oil pressure message/light is becoming a common complaint on 2007-2016 GM vehicles equipped with a V8 engine and active fuel management (AFM), which is sometimes referred...