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September 16, 2020 P0120 Code: Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor “A” CircuitDiagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0120 stands for “Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor ‘A’ Circuit.” It is triggered once the powertrain control module (PCM) detects abnormal voltage readings from one of your car’s TP or APP sensors. To understand the code better, let us briefly discuss how TP and APP sensors operate.
September 15, 2020 P0353 Code: Ignition Coil “C” Primary/Secondary CircuitA potential problem in the ignition coil circuit’s operation may cause your vehicle computer to log the P0353 code. Here’s a quick overview that can help you understand what this code means, what are its common causes and symptoms, and how to fix it.
These coils supply the spark plugs with September 15, 2020 P2197 Code: O2 Sensor Signal Biased/Stuck Lean (Bank 2, Sensor 1)Take the oxygen (O2) sensor, for example. This device monitors the oxygen levels in the exhaust as it leaves the engine. Too little oxygen in the exhaust indicates the engine is running rich. Too much oxygen in the exhaust indicates the engine is running lean and the P2197 code can September 10, 2020 P0130 Code: O2 Sensor Circuit (Bank 1, Sensor 1)The P0130 fault code is triggered when the vehicle’s powertrain control module (PCM) perceives a problem with the bank 1 sensor 1 oxygen sensor or its circuit. What causes this trouble code and what are the indicators of this problem? This short guide will answer these questions and more.
Code September 10, 2020 7 Most Reliable Used Cars Under $2,000Maybe you’re looking for an inexpensive car to use as a winter beater or transportation for a teenage driver. Or perhaps you’re just sick and tired of how crazy expensive newer models have become.