Helpful Automotive Resources
September 22, 2020 P0005 Code: Fuel Shutoff Valve A Control Circuit/OpenThe fuel shutoff valve controls the passage of fuel to the engine, depending on the position of the ignition switch. When this switch turns, the fuel shutoff solenoid protrudes or retracts a shaft that controls the flow of fuel to the engine. If the ignition is off or the switch September 16, 2020 P0355 Code: Ignition Coil “E” Primary/Secondary CircuitDiagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0355 stands for “Ignition Coil “E” Primary/Secondary Circuit.” It indicates that the powertrain control module (PCM) detected a problem in either the primary (computer side) or the secondary (spark plug side) #5 ignition coil “E” circuit.
June 29, 2020 5 Signs of a Bad StarterThe starter is a small motor (with a drive assembly) that turns the engine over to get the car started.
June 16, 2020 Why Won’t My Car Start?Unfortunately, the answer isn’t always straightforward. You might be surprised to find out how many issues can potentially prevent your car from starting.
Common Reasons Why Your Car Might Not Start
July 03, 2020 What is a Car Tune-Up?These days, spark plugs and air filters are the only remnants of a traditional tune-up. Most vehicles no longer have a cap or rotor (or even spark plug wires) to replace.
July 29, 2020 Cheapest Cars to Maintain: A Professional’s OpinionAs an ASE Certified Master Technician with over 15 years of industry experience, I know which vehicles require minimal upkeep—and which ones are money pits.
Some cars only need regular care to keep them running for years.
Top 5 Cheapest Cars to Maintain