Quiz: What Do You Know About Car Engines?
What Do You Know About Car Engines?
By: J. Reinoehl
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About This Quiz

How well do you know your way around a car's engine? You might be as skilled as a NASCAR pit crew chief, but you're going to have to prove it on this quiz. Your level of automotive knowledge will be put up on the rack for inspection!

If your car started making a loud, squealing noise every time you turned the wheel to the right, would you be able to diagnose it? Or would you need to have your mechanic take a look? Some of us are mechanically inclined, and some of us really shouldn't peek under the hood. Car engines are complex machines with dozens of parts working together. Only a trained automotive mechanic will be able to speed through this quiz with ease, but we're sure you will surprise us with your knowledge!

Put your pedal to the metal, and put yourself to the test! Tell us if you know your camshafts from your axles, and we'll be able to accurately determine how much of a car whiz you are. Have you got what it takes to change your own head gaskets, or do you have a tow truck on speed dial? Let's find out how much you know!

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