The cylinder head is mounted on top of your car’s engine block and contains the spark plugs, intake valves, and exhaust valves. The intake and exhaust valves control the fuel-air mixture that enters the engine and the resulting exhaust that is produced, while the spark plugs help provide the engine with the initial spark required to begin the internal combustion process when accelerating.
Signs of a bad cylinder head
- Engine overheats
- Engine misfires
- Too much motor oil consumption
Cylinder head maintenance
If you notice any of the above signs, get your cylinder head inspected by a car care professional right away. The best way to get maintenance on your cylinder head is to book your appointment through CarAdvise. CarAdvise makes car care simple and guarantees that you’ll pay less than retail price on all maintenance services.