Helpful Automotive Resources
September 15, 2020 P0505 Code: Idle Control SystemOn most older vehicles, the idle control system relies on an idle air control valve (IAC) on or near the throttle body. The IAC meters the amount of bypass air around the throttle plate to sustain the idle speed.
If the PCM perceives a problem with the idle air control system, September 09, 2020 P0506: Idle Air Control System RPM Lower Than ExpectedDiagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0506 stands for “Idle Air Control System RPM Lower than Expected.” It means that your powertrain control module (PCM) has detected an engine idle speed lower than the specified revolution per minute (RPM) for a specific amount of time.
November 25, 2020 “Overcured” Tires Prompt GM Recall of 7,500 Trucks, SUVsAccording to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2020 models of the Buick Enclave, Cadillac XT5, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia, as well as 2020 to 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks are being brought back to dealerships due to overcured tires.
GM said November 14, 2020 GM to Invest More Funds in EVs, “Affordable” SegmentsIt remains to be seen how EV sales can offset the costs of production, but the company is optimistic that every single electric car that will roll out from its assembly will produce a profit.
The GMC Hummer EV was the first GM vehicle to use the Ultium battery tech. November 10, 2020 GM Orders Company-Wide Recall of 194,000 VehiclesThe recall was prompted by a possible transmission oil leak caused by missing bolts on the start-stop accumulator end cap. In the bolts’ absence, there is a possibility for oil to leak to the transmission, which could then cause a lack of power in the vehicle. This also increases the