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September 29, 2020 What Does Sport Mode Do?Sport mode fine-tunes a car’s throttle response, steering response, and shift points. In an automatic transmission, switching to this mode usually allows the transmission shift to happen later in the RPM range. This will enable the engine to maximize its power.
October 19, 2020 Ford Fusion Reliability and Common ProblemsWhile it has been fairly reliable, the Ford Fusion has seen its fair share of problems depending on the model year and generation. Here are some of the most commonly reported problems for the Ford Fusion:
Fusion model years from 2006 to 2018 were affected by transmission issues. Image source: Ford
October 12, 2020 Reduced Engine Power Warning: What Does It Mean?In this article, we’ll explain the meaning of GM’s “Engine Power is Reduced” warning, as well as the resulting Reduced Engine Power Mode. We’ll also cover the warning’s common causes, and explore the related service information.
What Does “Reduced Engine Power” Mean?
October 06, 2020 P0070 Code: Ambient Air Temperature Sensor CircuitDiagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0070 stands for “Ambient Air Temperature Sensor Circuit.” It is logged when the powertrain control module (PCM) detects a potential issue in the ambient air temperature sensor or the sensor’s circuit.
If the information sent by the ambient air temperature sensor varies significantly from the input November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryOne example is the Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid, which was awarded the Top Safety Pick+ by the agency. This trim of the Camry has a starting price of $33,715 for the base model and goes up to $39,185 when equipped with features that received a nod from IIHS such as