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Auto Fun Survival Kit: A Week of Car-Inspired Activities for Families Stuck at Home

Are the kids (and maybe adults) in your family getting antsy at home? There’s plenty you can do together to make staying in fun! Every week, the team at CarParts.com...Read more

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Within the US: Is Interstate Travel Allowed?

Updated on April 6, 2020 There are over 360,000 known cases and more than 10,000 fatalities from COVID-19 in the USA at the time of writing—and the numbers are growing...Read more

What are the Best Catalytic Converters?

A lot of people doubt the importance of replacing a bad catalytic converter. Many car owners are also not that eager to replace their faulty catalytic converters because replacement could...Read more

How to Clean & Disinfect Your Car’s Interior During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, you probably only cleaned your car’s interior a couple of times a year. But now, if you're like most people, you're hyper-vigilant about disinfecting every inch...Read more

PSA: Tips for Storing Your Vehicle During COVID-19

Many states and large cities have now implemented shelter-in-place orders to help curb the COVID-19 outbreak—meaning everyone has to stay home. And while there are exceptions to this mandate, such...Read more

Best Shocks for Lifted Trucks

Shock absorbers ensure a smooth ride for any car that roams the roads. They are even more critical to trucks that often go off-roading for recreation or work. They may...Read more

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Volkswagen Joins COVID-19 Fight With Medical Gear Production

Volkswagen is joining the nationwide efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the United States by manufacturing much-needed medical gear for health care workers deployed on the front...Read more

Study Says More Americans Considering Getting a Jeep

While a significant amount of the United States' population is on self-quarantine due to the spread of the coronavirus, some research groups are taking the opportunity to survey consumers on...Read more

New Details on the 2021 Kia Sorento

New information about the redesigned Kia Sorento recently emerged, as the company prepares for its arrival in Europe and the United States. The mid-size SUV that's coming to the U.S....Read more

Ford Partners with General Electric for Ventilator Production

Ford and General Electric Healthcare are teaming up in an effort to help address the intensifying coronavirus concerns in the United States by building 50,000 ventilators to be distributed to...Read more

Toyota to Make Masks, Face Shields in North America

Toyota is joining the growing list of automakers stepping up in the fight against COVID-19 in the United States. The Japanese automaker said it is ready to begin production of...Read more

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Auto Repair

P0141 Code: Oxygen Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1, Sensor 2)

There are around 11,000 different trouble codes in the most recent OBD-II index. So what makes the P0141 code stand out from the rest? This article will cover the details,...Read more

P0011 Code: “A” Camshaft Timing Over Advanced (Bank 1)

The P0011 is a generic OBD-II code, which means it is common across all manufacturers. But more specifically, this specific fault code can be triggered in vehicles with variable camshaft...Read more

P0441 Code: Evaporative Emission Control System Incorrect Purge Flow

If the Check Engine Light is illuminated on your dashboard and your OBD-II scanner shows a P0441 trouble code, this means that there’s a problem with your EVAP system—or more...Read more

P0455 Code: Evaporative Emission System Large Leak Detected

If the Check Engine Light is illuminated and it’s triggering a P0455 code on your OBD-II scan tool, you may be looking at a gas cap issue. But that’s certainly...Read more

P0446 Code: Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction

OBD-II codes help you find out what is wrong with your vehicle—but if you don’t know what a specific code means, how can you address the issue? If you’re getting...Read more

P0174 Code: System Too Lean (Cylinder Bank 2)

While the P0174 OBD-II trouble code is not manufacturer-specific and is considered a generic powertrain code, it can be more common in certain car makes than others. More specifically, a...Read more

Symptoms of a Bad Power Steering Pump

An average vehicle weighs about 2,900 pounds. That, of course, will vary depending on what type of vehicle you’re driving. On average, a midsize car can weigh up to 3,400...Read more

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