Helpful Automotive Resources
June 15, 2020 Why is My Check Engine Light On?You’re driving along, minding your own business, and the check engine light suddenly pops up on the dash. You get a lump in your throat and your heart begins to sink.
July 20, 2020 P0131: O2 Sensor Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 1, Sensor 1)Oxygen sensors measure the amount of oxygen in the exhaust stream. Your car’s primary computer, which is often referred to as the powertrain control module (PCM), uses the signal from the upstream oxygen sensor (sensor 1) when calculating fuel control.
July 07, 2020 Why Does My Car Smell Like Gas?In the movies, even a minor gasoline leak can immediately turn into a massive explosion—which is why to some, smelling fuel inside the car can be extremely unnerving. Plus, the stench of gasoline makes your car unpleasant to drive, and breathing fuel vapors can be bad for your health.
January 28, 2020 How to Pass an Emissions Test: 7 Tips That May HelpNote: Please check your local and state laws regarding exemptions and coverage of car emissions testing in your area.
Emission testing, or smog check, ensures your car meets the emission standards set by the EPA and the government.