Helpful Automotive Resources
September 02, 2020 P2181 Code: Cooling System PerformanceUnlike other DTCs that point to specific components that might be malfunctioning, this powertrain code is generic and does not include any specifics. Therefore, it is important to check for other codes that may have been logged by onboard diagnostics.
When the coolant temperature in your radiator and your engine March 14, 2020 Bad Cooling Fan Relay SymptomsMost modern vehicles have electric fans that are controlled by relays, which are vital to keeping the engine cool. The relay controls the engine’s cooling fans as well as the fan for the A/C condenser. It also saves electricity.
August 10, 2020 How to Flush CoolantThe good news is, with the right tools and a little know-how, you can easily do a coolant flush at home.
Be careful when handling coolant because it contains toxic substances.
How to Do a Coolant Flush
April 23, 2020 P0496 Code: EVAP Flow During a Non-Purge ConditionOBD-II code P0496 stands for EVAP Flow During a Non-Purge Condition. It is a generic powertrain code that affects a variety of vehicles with both an evaporative emission control (EVAP) system and onboard diagnostics. If you see P0496 on your scanner, it simply means that your car’s computer believes the