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How Often Does My Car Need a Power Steering Fluid Service?
The purpose of the power steering system is to ensure easy handling and precise direction as a vehicle is being driven. The power steering system assists steering by guiding part of an...
How Long Does an Air Filter Last?
Every internal combustion engine needs air in order to work. Without it, fuel does not burn and provide the force needed to deliver power to the engine. Additionally, the air has to...
P0566 OBD-II Trouble Code: Cruise Control Off Signal Malfunction
P0566 code definition If the PCM detects a malfunction with the “Off” command in the cruise control system, the P0566 code is stored. What the P0566 code means The PCM is...
P0567 OBD-II Trouble Code: Cruise Control Resume Signal Malfunction
P0567 code definition The P0567 code indicates that there has been a malfunction in the electrical components of the cruise control resume signal circuit, as detected by the PCM. What...
P0911 OBD-II Trouble Code: Gate Select Actuator Circuit Range/Performance
P0911 code definition A P0911 trouble code means that the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) has detected a fault with the gate select actuator circuit. Other codes often associated with a P0911...
P1116 OBD-II Trouble Code: Engine Coolant Sensor Out Of Range/ECT Sensor Out Of Self Test Range
P1116 definition A P1116 trouble code is related to a vehicle’s engine coolant sensor that sends a temperature signal to the engine computer so it can relay a signal to the...
Top 10 Tips for Traveling With Pets in the Car
Driving with dogs, cats, or other pets can be stressful if you don't prepare properly. Follow these tips before you go on a road trip with your pet.
P2096 OBD-II Trouble Code: Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System Too Lean Bank 1
P2096 trouble code definition In the simplest of terms, the P2096 fault code indicates the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) has received data from the oxygen sensors in the exhaust system that...
P2187 OBD-II Trouble Code: System Too Lean at Idle DTC
P2187 trouble code definition The P2187 OBD-II fault code means the vehicle’s on-board computer has detected a lean fuel mixture at an idle in either Bank 1 or Bank 2 (the...
P2209 OBD-II Trouble Code: NOx Sensor Heater Sense Circ Range/Perf Bank 1
P2209 trouble code definition The P2209 OBD-II trouble code registers when the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects an abnormal reading in the NOx (nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide) sensor for the...
P0518 OBD-II Trouble Code: Idle Air Control Circuit Intermittent
Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC): P0518 P0518 code definition If the PCM has registered an inconsistency in the engine idle RPM; the P0518 code will be stored. What the P0518 code...
P0516 OBD-II Trouble Code: Battery Temperature Sensor Circuit Low
Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC): P0516 P0516 code definition The PCM stores the P0516 code when the battery temperature sensor circuit has reported a temperature reading that is lower than the preset...
P0513 OBD-II Trouble Code: Incorrect Immobilizer Key
P0513 code definition When the P0513 trouble code appears, it indicates that the powertrain control module has found an issue with the immobilizer key ID. What the P0513 code means There...
P0512 OBD-II Trouble Code: Starter Request Circuit
Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC): P0512 P0512 code definition The P0512 trouble code means that there has been a malfunction with the starter request. What the P0512 code means Starting a car...
P0504 OBD-II Trouble Code: Brake Switch “A”/”B” Correlation
Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC): P0504 P0504 code definition When a malfunction is detected in the brake light switch of a vehicle, the PCM (powertrain control module) records the P0504 code, and...
P0508 OBD-II Trouble Code: Idle Air Control System Circuit Low
P0508 code definition When this code appears and is stored in the onboard computer, it means that the idle air control system circuit is low. What the P0508 code means The...
P2122 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Low Input
P2122 trouble code definition The P2122 OBD-II trouble, or fault, code means that the vehicle’s on-board computer has detected low voltage in the throttle position sensor (TPS), which is usually below...
P2217 OBD-II Trouble Code: NOx sensor Circ Interm Input Bank2
P2217 code definition The P2217 code has found that the nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide sensor circuit voltage is not within the manufacturers specification for input Bank2. What the P2217 code...
P2310 OBD-II Trouble Code: Ignition Coil D Pri Ctrl Circ High
P2310 code definition The P2310 code indicates a problem with one or more ignition coils on the engine. What the P2310 code means The P2310 code indicates that one or...
P0910 OBD-II Trouble Code: Gate Select Actuator Circuit/Open
P0910 code means there is an issue detected by the ECM within the gate select actuator circuit often due too open circuits.
P2094 OBD-II Trouble Code: A Fault with the B Camshaft Position Actuator Control Circuit Low Bank 2
What the P2094 code means? The P2094 code means that the camshaft position actuator control circuit has found low system voltage present. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) detects this low voltage...
P0649 OBD-II Trouble Code: Speed Control Lamp Control Circuit
P0649 means the PCM has detected a problem with the speed control lamp circuit due to a faulty speed control lamp bulb or circuit, wiring issues.
P0174 OBD-II Trouble Code: System Too Lean (Bank 2)
P0174 code definition System Too Lean (Bank 2) What the P0174 code means Code...
P2276 OBD-II Trouble Code: O2 Sensor Signal Stuck Lean Bank 2 Sensor 3
P2276 code definition The P2276 trouble code is having issues in bank 2 and sensor 3. What the P2276 code means This means that bank two of the engine block, the...
P2325 OBD-II Trouble Code: Ignition Coil I Pri Ctrl Circ High
P2325 code definition The P2325 code being stored means that an ignition coil (or more than one) experienced problems with its primary or secondary circuit. What the P2325 code means...