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September 16, 2020 P2006 Code: Intake Manifold Runner Control Stuck Closed (Bank 1)The PCM controls the operation of the intake manifold runner control (IMRC) system. It is made up of butterfly-shaped flaps that fit into the intake manifold runner. An electronic runner control solenoid opens and closes these flaps in order to fine tune air flow to the intake manifold.
September 15, 2020 P0201 Code: Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit/OpenIdeally, when the injector is switched on, the expected voltage should be low or close to zero. When the injector is off, there should be an increase in voltage. If the voltage readings are not what is expected, the PCM may trigger code P0201. Aside from that, this code may September 13, 2020 Mazda Reportedly Has New RWD Models in the PipelineAccording to a report by Best Car Web, one model that is currently under development is the all-new Mazda6 scheduled to arrive in March 2022. Not much is known about the sedan except that it will switch to a rear-wheel-drive configuration and be powered by an inline-six engine.
Mazda is creating September 05, 2020 2021 Mazda 6 Gets Styling Update, New Engine OptionUnlike other updated Mazda models, the Mazda 6 isn’t getting an upgrade on its infotainment system. Instead, it will have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard equipment. For the higher trim levels such as the Grand Touring and Signature, customers can enjoy Apple CarPlay through wireless connectivity.
August 28, 2020 Mazda CX-30 Reportedly Getting Turbo EngineIn the CX-30, the engine will be mated to an all-wheel-drive, delivering up to 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque.
Mazda is set to begin the production of the CX-30 in November. | Source: Mazda
August 28, 2020 P0421 Code: Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)The main function of the oxygen sensor is to monitor your vehicle’s exhaust output and send the data to your vehicle’s powertrain control module (PCM). The PCM then compares the data from the upstream and downstream oxygen sensors to determine catalyst efficiency.
What are the Possible Causes of the P0421 Code?