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November 13, 2020 What are the Best Mufflers?The muffler is an acoustic device that reduces the noise coming from the engine. If the muffler is missing or has a hole in it, your car will be very loud. On the other hand, a collapsed or restricted muffler may cause misfiring and other performance issues. The good November 10, 2020 P013C Code: O2 Sensor Slow Response – Rich to Lean (Bank 2 Sensor 2)Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P013C stands for “O2 Sensor Slow Response – Rich to Lean (Bank 2 Sensor 2).” It is set when the powertrain control module (PCM) detects that the bank 2 downstream oxygen (O2) sensor is taking longer than expected to switch from rich (a higher output voltage) November 05, 2020 P0152 Code: O2 Sensor Circuit High Voltage (Bank 2, Sensor 1)Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0152 stands for “O2 Sensor Circuit High Voltage (Bank 2, Sensor 1). This code is set when the powertrain control module (PCM) determines that the voltage signal from the pre-catalytic oxygen (O2) sensor has been out of the set range for longer than a specified amount November 02, 2020 P0142 Code: O2 Sensor Circuit (Bank 1 Sensor 3)If your scan tool reads this code, it is best to have the issue checked right away. Here is some helpful information about this trouble code.
Code P0142 is triggered once the vehicle’s PCM perceives that the bank 1, oxygen sensor 3’s voltage is stuck in an abnormal state for November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryBut while ensuring driver and passenger safety is a given for automakers, introducing advanced systems is a different matter. It’s not a requirement but it certainly serves as advantage, especially for models that get Top Safety recognition from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).