How to Unfold & Prep Your Bumper Cover for Installation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJiEa1lD2Zk&feature=youtu.be If you've just received your bumper cover, you may be wondering why it's folded. Most unpainted aftermarket bumper covers come folded to assume a more compact form. Folding our...Read more

Should You Wear a Face Mask While Driving?

These days, most people wouldn’t dare leave the safety of their homes without first donning a face mask or some sort of face covering. Be it a surgical mask, an...Read more

There’s a Shortage of RVs: Is Now the Perfect Time for a Camper Van Conversion?

An increase in recreational vehicle (RV) sales is one unexpected result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the current state of affairs, dealers have seen a 170 percent jump in...Read more

Save Money During Tough Times: Fix Your Car, Instead of Buying a New One

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 26 million Americans have filed for unemployment. What’s more, according to the International Labour Organization, 1.6 billion workers – nearly half...Read more

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Chevrolet Axes Colorado’s Base Model

Chevrolet is cutting down its lineup by discontinuing the cheapest variant of the Colorado. The decision came a month after Nissan announced it is stopping the production of the four-cylinder...Read more

Ram Teases Summer Arrival for New TRX

On the day Ford officially introduced the new F-150, Ram announced it is also gearing up for the reveal of the new TRX truck this summer. The automaker casually shared...Read more

Dodge Tops JD Power Ranking List; Tesla Places Last

Dodge just made history as the first American automaker to rank first in the annual J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. The company is tied with Korean automaker Kia in the...Read more

2021 Ford F-150 Ideal for Job Sites With New Tailgate Features

As if the highly talked about reclining seats and over-the-air updates are not enough to draw buyers in, Ford is also equipping the 2021 F-150 with a more functional tailgate....Read more

Toyota Recalls Nearly 280,000 Prius, Prius V Models for Stalling Risk

Toyota announced it is recalling Prius and Prius V cars from 2013 through 2015 model years over reports that the vehicles are at risk of stalling. A total of 267,000...Read more

Toyota Discontinues Yaris in the U.S.

There will be no more Toyota Yaris in the United States after the 2020 model year. The Japanese automaker announced that both the sedan and hatchback versions of the model...Read more

2021 Ford F-150 Turns Heads in Long-Awaited Arrival

The highly-awaited 2021 Ford F-150 is finally here and people are raving about the five innovative features that come with the well-loved pickup truck. Most talked about are the Max...Read more

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Auto Repair

P0452 Code: Evaporative Control System Pressure Sensor Low Input

While more common in Chevy and Dodge vehicles, P0452 is a generic OBD-II code that’s supported by various makes and models. However, keep in mind that diagnostic and repair steps...Read more

P0012 Code: Intake (A) Camshaft Position Timing – Over-Retarded (Bank 1)

If your check engine light is illuminated and you notice your engine is suffering from poor idling or struggling to start properly, there may be an issue with its camshaft...Read more

P0341 Code: Camshaft Position Sensor ”A” Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

Engine diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) are assigned to identify various problems in a car. There are hundreds of codes with different character combinations, meaning one cannot simply memorize all of...Read more

P0500 Code: Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) Malfunction

There are hundreds of components inside a car, and when one fails, the onboard computer will let the driver or mechanic know which component may be the root of the...Read more

P0332 Code: Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Low Input (Bank 2)

Abnormal combustion (either pre-ignition or detonation) leads to spark knock. Because the phenomenon can easily damage the engine, it must be controlled.  The powertrain control module (PCM) monitors engine "knocking"...Read more

P0155 Code: Oxygen Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2, Sensor 1)

If you drive a fairly modern vehicle, it might be equipped with a heated oxygen sensor (HO2) instead of a regular oxygen sensor. The former contains a heating element that...Read more

P0017 Code: Camshaft Position B – Camshaft Position Correlation (Bank 1)

The P0017 error code means there might be an issue with your engine’s camshaft and crankshaft. These two vital components must be perfectly synchronized for your car’s engine to perform...Read more

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