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September 25, 2020 Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) System 101: The BasicsBut that doesn’t mean you should ignore a problem with the EVAP system; on the contrary, an EVAP failure is almost guaranteed to prevent your car from passing a state emissions test. What’s more, a problem in the system increases the harmful emissions coming from your vehicle.
September 15, 2020 P0456 Code: Evaporative Emission System Small Leak DetectedDuring a typical “small leak” test, the PCM first opens the purge valve to create a vacuum in the system. The device then seals the EVAP system by closing both the purge valve and the vent valve.
Your PCM may log the code P0456 if it determines that there’s a minor October 06, 2020 P0070 Code: Ambient Air Temperature Sensor CircuitThe ambient air temperature sensor monitors ambient air and sends the data it has gathered to the PCM. This information is used to display outside air temperature and to modify the operation of the automatic climate control system (if needed).
November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryIncluding taxes, destination charge, and handling fees, the overall unit price of a Camry XLE Hybrid is over $40,000. It may not be much to some, but it’s within the league of the BMW 3 Series, which starts at $40,750. This goes to show how much customers are willing to July 16, 2020 Modern Classics: Why You Should Buy an 80s Car Despite What People SayWhile those articles may reflect the way some purists feel about 80s cars, many members of Generation X and older Millennials (like myself), who now have the funds for car collecting, want the 80s vehicles they remember from their youth.
Now is the time to buy a 1980s automobile before it’s 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