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September 16, 2020 P2610 Code: ECM/PCM Engine Off Timer PerformanceAn OBD-II code is designed to tell you possible issues in your vehicle. For you to resolve one, you must first know what it means. If you’re having trouble figuring out what a P2610 code means and how to clear it, you’ve come to the right place. This short guide September 15, 2020 P0117 Code: Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Circuit LowProper engine temperature must be maintained for the engine to function well. If the engine runs cold, it can consume excessive amounts of fuel, affecting the overall performance of the vehicle. If the engine runs too hot, it can permanently damage your engine and its surrounding components.
September 15, 2020 P0116 Code: Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Circuit Range/PerformanceThe Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor is one of the many devices that relay information to your vehicle’s primary computer (Powertrain Control Module or PCM). The input from this sensor is used by the PCM for engine management and cooling fan operation. When the module detects erratic or irrational signals September 02, 2020 P2181 Code: Cooling System PerformanceThe engine must operate within a certain temperature range to ensure optimum efficiency and prevent overheating. A P2181 code is logged when engine temperatures read unusually high or low.
What Does the P2181 Code Mean?
August 19, 2020 P0125 Code: Insufficient Coolant Temperature for Closed Loop Fuel ControlThe engine’s temperature affects its overall performance. If the engine doesn’t come up to its operating temperature, fuel economy will be greatly reduced. On the other hand, if the temperature is too high, severe engine damage may result. It’s important to make sure that the engine’s cooling system is in August 10, 2020 How to Flush CoolantNearly every vehicle manufacturer recommends a coolant flush as part of their maintenance schedule—it’s an essential part of any car care routine. Why? Because coolant breaks down over time and becomes acidic. And when that happens, it can eat away at the various metal components found throughout the engine and