Helpful Automotive Resources
September 10, 2020 7 Most Reliable Used Cars Under $2,000Name-brand dealerships rarely carry super-cheap vehicles, but you’ll find plenty available from private sellers and independent car lots. Websites like Craigslist are a goldmine because sellers can post there for free—and that leads to a lot of budget-friendly offerings.
September 08, 2020 P0480 Code: Fan 1 Control CircuitThe engine cooling system uses liquid coolant that absorbs heat from the engine. The coolant then goes through the radiator that’s located at the front of the vehicle. When a vehicle is moving, wind goes through the radiator and lowers the temperature of the coolant.
September 02, 2020 P2181 Code: Cooling System PerformanceThis DTC may cause a vehicle’s engine temperature gauge to read abnormally high or low temperatures. Vehicle models without an engine temperature gauge may trigger a temperature warning light on the dashboard, instead.
Engine running cold
August 27, 2020 How to Replace a Radiator HoseAre you ready to take on the job yourself? Let’s find out.
The upper radiator hose connects to the thermostat housing and allows coolant to flow from the engine to the radiator. The lower radiator hose allows coolant to return from the radiator to the engine.
Radiator Hose Replacement: How-To
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.
Ford will be the first American automaker to make August 13, 2020 Toyota Models Get New Paint Job, New FeaturesAlso included in the list of new features for the TRD are updated 2.5-inch Fox internal-bypass shock, as well as springs specially tuned for a few inches of front lift. This setup is the same as the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave’s.