Helpful Automotive Resources
September 16, 2020 P0120 Code: Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor “A” CircuitA TP sensor measures your throttle blade opening. The number of TP sensors may vary depending on your vehicle’s make and model. For example, older vehicles that have mechanical throttle linkage are equipped with only one TP sensor. On the other hand, vehicles with electronic throttle control (ETC) are equipped September 15, 2020 P0353 Code: Ignition Coil “C” Primary/Secondary CircuitMost modern engines feature a Coil On Plug or COP ignition system. With this type of ignition system, each engine cylinder has a dedicated coil that sits on top of the spark plug. When the PCM determines the need to fire the spark plugs, it grounds the ignition coil circuit September 10, 2020 P0130 Code: O2 Sensor Circuit (Bank 1, Sensor 1)The sensor this trouble code pertains to is the first sensor on bank 1 or the side of the engine where the #1 cylinder is located. The trouble code P0130 is closely related to the P0136 code in that the latter detects a similar problem but in a different location September 10, 2020 7 Most Reliable Used Cars Under $2,000Name-brand dealerships rarely carry super-cheap vehicles, but you’ll find plenty available from private sellers and independent car lots. Websites like Craigslist are a goldmine because sellers can post there for free—and that leads to a lot of budget-friendly offerings.