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September 02, 2020 P2181 Code: Cooling System PerformanceUnlike other DTCs that point to specific components that might be malfunctioning, this powertrain code is generic and does not include any specifics. Therefore, it is important to check for other codes that may have been logged by onboard diagnostics.
When the coolant temperature in your radiator and your engine October 27, 2020 P0119 Code: Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Circuit Intermittent/ErraticDiagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0119 stands for “Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Circuit Intermittent/Erratic.” This trouble code sets when the powertrain control module (PCM) perceives that the input signal from the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor is intermittent or erratic for a set period of time. If the vehicle has May 04, 2019 Main Components of Your Cooling System3. FREEZE PLUGS: Is actually a steel plug designed to seal holes in the engine block and cylinder head(s) created from the casting process. In freezing weather they may push out if there is not enough anti-freeze protection.
May 04, 2019 Understanding Your CarWith this knowledge, you will able to spot symptoms before they become serious. It will help you know the type of repair you may need and help you to better communicate with your repair shop and understand the work your shop is recommending.
How does your car work? Click below to July 23, 2019 6 Signs of a Bad RadiatorWhen the radiator isn’t working properly, you might notice several symptoms. While this isn’t an exhaustive list, here are the most common complaints.
1. Overheating engine
August 19, 2020 P0125 Code: Insufficient Coolant Temperature for Closed Loop Fuel ControlDiagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0125 code stands for “Insufficient Coolant Temperature for Closed Loop Fuel Control.” It means the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor is telling the powertrain control module (PCM) that the engine isn’t reaching the temperature required for it to go into closed-loop operation within the specified time