Should I disable AFM?

Should I disable AFM?

To prevent spending big money on AFM related repairs, the best option is to simply delete or disable the AFM system. Not only is it a good thing to do for preventative maintenance, it also gives you a better exhaust sound and keeps your car in V8 mode at all times.

Will disabling AFM save lifters?

Yes, disabling AFM can save lifters from failure, as the lifters will be needed less often and thus experience less wear and tear.

Is 2013 a good year for Chevy Silverado?

The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a great reliability rating, a pleasant ride, and muscular engine options. However, cheap cabin materials and a low safety score push this truck to the middle of its class.

Can you tune out AFM?

You will need to turn off the AFM system using a computer programmer or custom tuning. It’s a little more work, but it’s recommended that you plug the pressure relief valve in the oil pan. It is also recommended that you switch to a standard-volume oil pump.

Why do AFM lifters collapse?

Each valve in an engine has a separate lifter, and in vehicles with active fuel management (AFM) or dynamic fuel management (DFM), which deactivate cylinders when they aren’t in use, lifters will collapse when the cylinder is deactivated so the camshaft won’t open the valve.

Will disabling AFM void warranty?

Because no tuning is involved with your vehicle’s computer, this product will not void the factory warranty. Not only does the AFM Disabler keep your vehicle running smoothly, but it will also have you running on all cylinders, all the time.

Is it possible to repair an AFM system?

Both of which should not be done without the help of an expert. The AFM system can cause the oil to spray onto the engine’s pistons. The heat from the engine causes it to quickly heat up and burn the oil. Repair requires replacing the pistons and rings by rebuilding the engine.

How does the AFM system work?

The AFM system cuts down the use of an engine’s cylinders after certain perimeters are met, and increases the overall fuel economy of the engine. Are There Similar Systems to the AFM?

How does AFM work on a 2007 Chevy Silverado?

Chevrolet Silverado 2007-2013: How Does AFM Work? The Active Fuel Management system is designed to increase the fuel economy of your engine, without decreasing its overall power potential. Read this article to find out just how this system works. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado GMT900 (2007-2013).

What causes AFM lifters to fail?

Most AFM lifter problems are caused by oil pressure and control problems. The system comprises a Valve Lifter Oil Manifold (VLOM) that sends pressurized oil to the lifters when it’s time to close the cylinders. It then shuts off the oil supply when it’s time to open them.