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. 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.
June 09, 2020 P0507 Code: Idle Control System RPM Higher than ExpectedA P0507 code is a generic powertrain code that stands for “‘Idle Control System RPM Higher than Expected.” This OBD-II code belongs to a series of fault codes (P0505 to P0509) that pertain to a fault in the idle control system, and it means that the engine computer has detected