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November 18, 2020 Nissan Lets Rogue Buyers Test Drive a Toyota RAV4Nissan is expecting 500 of its dealers to participate in the test drives that will see the automaker send rented 2020-2021 RAV4 XLEs to their lots. From December 11 to January 11, prospective buyers will have the opportunity to do the test drives.
November 12, 2020 Auto Sales in US Continue Upward Trend Since PandemicThis insight is based on October performance reports shared by automakers like Honda and Toyota. Ford, which has been absent from monthly reporting, rejoined the group in an effort to give “investors more frequent updates on US sales and dealer inventory during the pandemic.”
November 10, 2020 Code P1135 Toyota: A Case StudyP1135 stands for A/F Sensor Heater Circuit (Bank 1, Sensor 1). The code indicates that the engine control module (ECM) has detected a problem with the air-fuel ratio sensor 1 heater circuit on bank 1.
What is an A/F Ratio Sensor? November 10, 2020 P0326 Code: Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Range / Performance Bank 1Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0326 stands for “Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Range/Performance Bank 1.” It is set once the powertrain control module (PCM) determines that the signal from the knock sensor has fallen outside of the specified range. It may also be logged if the PCM fails to detect a November 10, 2020 P0356 Code: Ignition Coil F Primary / Secondary Circuit MalfunctionModern engines use an electric ignition system called coil-on-plug (COP). In a coil-on-plug system, there is one ignition coil for each cylinder. Each COP coil sits directly on top of a spark plug. These coils are controlled and monitored by the PCM.
In a coil-on-plug system, there is one November 07, 2020 2021 Toyota Mirai to Arrive Next MonthBut this doesn’t mean Toyota is not looking to expand the Mirai’s reach. In a previous interview with online magazine Roadshow, the automaker said it is planning to work with a few Northeastern US states to establish a hydrogen supply chain off the ground.
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