Helpful Automotive Resources
September 16, 2020 P2610 Code: ECM/PCM Engine Off Timer PerformanceThe vehicle has either the ECM or PCM as its engine controller, which relies on signals from the engine to identify how long the engine has been shut off. In many cases, the control module will use the engine coolant temperature sensor signal to determine how long the engine has September 01, 2020 How to Replace a Car BatteryIt’s usually easy to determine when your battery is nearing the end of its service life. A failing car battery will not be able to hold a charge, and it won’t be able to provide enough power to start your engine. Once this happens, it’s best to replace your car June 30, 2020 How to Check Your Car Battery & Battery CablesThe battery provides electrical energy to the starter motor, which, in turn, cranks the engine to get it running. Also, the battery provides electricity to the car’s onboard electronics when the engine is turned off.
June 16, 2020 Why Won’t My Car Start?Unfortunately, the answer isn’t always straightforward. You might be surprised to find out how many issues can potentially prevent your car from starting.
Common Reasons Why Your Car Might Not Start
August 05, 2020 How to Test a Car Battery with a MultimeterA good car battery should be able to accept and hold a charge. If you want to check your battery’s overall health, you may ask a professional to do a load test using a hand-held digital analyzer. However, if you simply want to check the state of charge, you can August 27, 2020 Ford Gives F-150 Additional Standard Safety TechPreviously, F-150 buyers looking for a truck equipped with automatic emergency braking didn’t have much choice but to get a Lariat trim or higher. But a spokesperson for Ford confirmed that the company is now making the tech available on all trim levels of the truck. This is in addition