Helpful Automotive Resources
September 08, 2020 P0480 Code: Fan 1 Control CircuitThe engine cooling system uses liquid coolant that absorbs heat from the engine. The coolant then goes through the radiator that’s located at the front of the vehicle. When a vehicle is moving, wind goes through the radiator and lowers the temperature of the coolant.
September 02, 2020 P2181 Code: Cooling System PerformanceThis DTC may cause a vehicle’s engine temperature gauge to read abnormally high or low temperatures. Vehicle models without an engine temperature gauge may trigger a temperature warning light on the dashboard, instead.
Engine running cold
August 10, 2020 How to Flush CoolantMost professional repair shops use a dedicated machine to perform coolant flushes—but you can use a bottle of radiator flush/cleaner to do a similar job at home.
June 09, 2020 P0507 Code: Idle Control System RPM Higher than ExpectedOn many older vehicles, the car’s primary computer, which is often referred to as the powertrain control module (PCM), regulates the idle speed by controlling the movement of the Idle Speed Control (ISC) valve. When open, the ISC valve—also known as an Idle Air Control (IAC) valve—allows air to bypass August 27, 2020 Ford Gives F-150 Additional Standard Safety TechThe decision will see Ford become the first American automaker to make the technology standard equipment on light-duty trucks. However, for the trucks’ Super Duty edition, automatic emergency braking will remain optional for the base model and standard on the higher trims.
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