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.
May 28, 2020 Volkswagen in Hot Water for Controversial Ad“We posted a racist advertising video on Volkswagen’s Instagram channel,” the company’s head of sales and marketing Jürgen Stackmann and group head of diversity Elke Heitmüller said in a joint apology posted on social media. “We understand the public outrage at this. Because we’re horrified, too.”
Volkswagen was founded in May 14, 2020 Volkswagen to Recall Over 370,000 VehiclesThe massive recall is divided into three phases because the problematic inflators have varying rates of degradation. This means that it is not necessary for the airbags to be replaced all at once.
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.
Ford will be the first American automaker to make