Helpful Automotive Resources
September 29, 2020 Engine Knocking Sound: What Does it Mean?Your car has been reliable for many years, but now, you hear a knocking sound coming from the engine. What does this noise mean? Is it time for a new car? Or is it a problem that you can easily fix?
September 03, 2020 P0133 Code: Oxygen Sensor Circuit Slow Response (Bank 1, Sensor 2)Oxygen sensors detect the oxygen content in the exhaust gases leaving the engine. They constantly transmit this information to the powertrain control module (PCM) in the form of a voltage reading. The engine computer uses this information, together with data relayed by other sensors, to regulate the amount of fuel October 14, 2020 P0088 Code: Fuel Rail / System Pressure – Too HighOn-board diagnostic (OBD) systems help vehicle owners identify potential problems perceived by their car’s primary computer. In many cases, an illuminated check engine light will alert you of an error logged in this system. To retrieve the specific trouble code, you’ll need to connect a scan tool or code reader October 13, 2020 Ford Focus Reliability and Common ProblemsThe Ford Focus is a popular choice for new drivers who want a sporty yet budget-friendly hatchback as their first vehicle. While it sold over 13 million units by 2019, the Focus went through its share of reliability issues. Certain problems cropped up more often and some year models proved