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What Are the Advantages of Hemi Engines? 

If you're into muscle cars, you might have seen or heard about Hemi engines in forums, videos, or conversations. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, don’t worry. In this article,...Read more

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Why Are Your Average Miles Driven per Year Important?

The average annual miles driven per year is a statistic used to determine how much a vehicle is used in a year. This statistic is important for insurance companies because...Read more

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Five Hybrids and EVs that Could Become Future Classics

When you think of classic and collectible vehicles, you probably envision cruisers from the ’50s and muscle cars from the ’60s, most of which came with a thundering V8 engine...Read more

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A Guide to Flex Pipes: Function, Symptoms, Replacement, and More

At first glance, the flex pipe doesn’t seem special aside from being more flexible than other pipes in the exhaust system. But like any other exhaust part, it contributes a...Read more

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Failing Timing Cover Symptoms

The timing cover is located at the engine’s front and is typically one of the components that you immediately see when you open the hood. As its name suggests, it...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0510 Code: Closed Throttle Position Switch Malfunction

The throttle body has a valve that controls how much airflow enters the engine. The throttle body uses the throttle position sensor or switch to send information about the throttle...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P050B Code: Cold Start Ignition Timing Performance

Ignition timing determines when the spark plug fires during the compression stroke. This is measured in relation to the degree of the crankshaft’s position before the piston reaches the top...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0463 Code: Fuel Level Sensor “A” Circuit High

The P0463 code involves your car’s fuel level sensor. One of your car’s computers (usually the powertrain control module or PCM) will set the code when the fuel level sensor's...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0597 Code: Thermostat Heater Control Circuit / Open

The thermostat is the valve that helps regulate the engine’s temperature. It ensures the engine gets hot enough to do its job without running the risk of overheating by controlling...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0160 Code: O2 Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 2 Sensor 2)

An oxygen (O2) sensor monitors the O2 levels in the exhaust stream to help your vehicle’s engine perform efficiently while keeping its emissions in check. It’s also essential in diagnosing...Read more

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P0755 Code: Shift Solenoid “B” Malfunction

Several factors can cause your automatic transmission to slip, overheat, or become stuck. To determine the cause of your transmission problem, you’ll need to use an OBD-II scanner. One of...Read more

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Volvo S60 Reliability and Common Problems

The Volvo S60 is a compact luxury sedan that features good performance. It was meant to compete with the BMW 3-series and Mercedes C-Class. Luxury vehicles tend to depreciate more...Read more

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Lincoln MKZ Reliability and Common Problems

The Lincoln MKZ is a midsize luxury sedan that is, by all means, a quick and comfortable cruiser. However, the model has a few quirks and common issues that hurt...Read more

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Volkswagen Beetle Reliability and Common Problems

The Volkswagen Beetle is a reliable compact car that’s also known for its iconic, signature look. While the Beetle has existed in some form for almost a century now, we’re...Read more

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Chevrolet Aveo Reliability and Common Problems

The Chevrolet Aveo is a practical car that gets the job done. It’s a simple car with a roomy trunk and adequate ride comfort. It also has excellent resale value....Read more

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Dodge Dart Reliability and Common Problems

The Dodge Dart is one of the reasons for the brand’s success in the 1960s. While its comeback in 2013 wasn’t all that successful in terms of sales, this compact...Read more

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Dodge Charger Reliability and Common Problems

When you’re in the market for a reliable sedan, you can’t go wrong with a Dodge Charger. Both new and older model years have something to offer you, from high...Read more

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Lincoln MKX Reliability and Common Problems

There’s a lot to love about the Lincoln MKX. All of its model years have something great to offer, from advanced safety features and superb fuel efficiency to excellent steering...Read more

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