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OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0101 Code: Mass or Volume Air Flow ‘A’ Circuit Range/Performance

The powertrain control module (PCM) ensures the correct amount of fuel is delivered to the engine using data collected from multiple vehicle systems. Different sensors gather this information, helping create...Read more

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Symptoms of a Bad Idle Air Control Valve

In the not-so-distant past, nearly all cars had an idle air control valve (IAC). It’s a pretty simple device that controls idle speed by managing the amount of air bypassing...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0121 Code: Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor “A” Circuit Range/Performance Problem

The error code P0121 may indicate an issue related to your engine’s throttle position sensor. Like other throttle position sensor-related codes, this could lead to serious problems and can result...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0507 Code: Idle Control System RPM Higher than Expected

The issues that trigger a P0507 code are usually not severe enough to prevent you from driving your car, but it can cause some difficulties. Arm yourself with the necessary...Read more

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5 Cool Car Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and for most of us, this year’s celebrations are probably going to be a bit different due to the pandemic. Most people will...Read more

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Bad Throttle Body Symptoms

The throttle body is the device in your vehicle that opens and closes to regulate the amount of air entering the engine. When it gets dirty, clogged, or damaged, you...Read more

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Reduced Engine Power Mode: What Does it Really Mean?

Is your Chevy or other General Motors (GM) vehicle displaying “Engine Power Reduced” on the instrument cluster? Maybe the check engine light is on as well? Don’t panic and trade-in...Read more

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