Helpful Automotive Resources
September 08, 2020 P0480 Code: Fan 1 Control CircuitThe OBD-II code P0480 registers when the vehicle’s powertrain control module (PCM) detects a potential problem with the engine’s electric cooling fan or its control circuit. This guide will help you learn more about this code and explain why you need to get to the bottom of the issue immediately. June 24, 2020 How Hot Does a Radiator Get?The main heat exchanger in your car is the radiator. The coolant moves through the engine to absorb heat, then travels through the radiator. The cool air that flows through the radiator as you drive helps remove the heat from the coolant.
August 27, 2020 How to Replace a Radiator HoseBecause the radiator hoses are made of rubber, they eventually wear out over time. You might notice that your hoses are leaking, cracked, spongy, or brittle—these indicate that the hoses require replacement.
August 10, 2020 How to Flush CoolantMany late-model vehicles have organic additive technology (OAT) coolant that lasts longer than traditional, green inorganic additive technology (IAT) coolant. Still, even these more advanced formulas require a periodic flush or exchange.
April 06, 2020 Car Brands Update Logos to Promote Social DistancingSocial distancing in the United States means people should not form or join groups of more than 10 people, avoid unnecessary travel, and consider canceling all social visits. The federal guidelines are currently in place in the country and will be in effect until April 30.