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August 28, 2020 P0521 Code: Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch Range/PerformanceA vehicle’s oil pressure sensor detects and calculates the oil pressure of the engine. The information it obtains is sent to the PCM in the form of a voltage value or signal. The OBD-II code P0521 is triggered when the PCM perceives that the reading from the oil pressure sensor August 13, 2020 How to Change Your OilIf you change your oil while it’s hot, it has a tendency to drain more quickly. However, you must be careful when draining out hot oil as you can burn yourself. Also, around half a quart of oil may still remain in the upper parts of the engine.
Knowing how September 23, 2020 P0050 Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 1Oxygen sensors measure the amount of oxygen in the exhaust. They send data to the vehicle’s PCM, which adjusts the air-fuel ratio accordingly. A conventional oxygen sensor will only send a voltage signal once its tip reaches a temperature of about 527°F.
June 09, 2020 P0507 Code: Idle Control System RPM Higher than ExpectedOn many older vehicles, the car’s primary computer, which is often referred to as the powertrain control module (PCM), regulates the idle speed by controlling the movement of the Idle Speed Control (ISC) valve. When open, the ISC valve—also known as an Idle Air Control (IAC) valve—allows air to bypass 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.
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