Helpful Automotive Resources
September 29, 2020 What Does Sport Mode Do?On most cars, this mode can be activated by pushing the sport mode button or selecting “Sport” in the dashboard menu.
Switching to sport mode usually allows the transmission shift to happen later in the RPM range, enabling the engine to maximize its power.
Driving in Sport Mode: Pros and Cons October 22, 2020 P0124 Code: Throttle / Pedal Position Sensor “A” IntermittentThe throttle position sensor can be found on the throttle body of the intake manifold. Meanwhile, the pedal position switch is usually part of the accelerator pedal assembly. Both of these sensors detect the force of the driver’s foot and provide precise input about the power needed from the engine October 19, 2020 Ford Fusion Reliability and Common ProblemsA big chunk of problems reported about the Fusion have been related to its transmission. In fact, all model years from 2006 to 2018 seem to be affected by these issues. Some owners have reported erratic shifting, with the transmission shifting well at times and then suddenly jerking or seemingly October 12, 2020 Reduced Engine Power Warning: What Does It Mean?In order to help you further understand the concept, let’s discuss what the “Reduced Engine Power” warning means and what can happen once your vehicle enters Reduced Engine Power Mode.
In most cases, the Engine Power Reduced warning indicates that your car’s performance has been intentionally limited.
“Reduced Engine Power” Message
October 06, 2020 P0070 Code: Ambient Air Temperature Sensor CircuitThe ambient air temperature sensor monitors ambient air and sends the data it has gathered to the PCM. This information is used to display outside air temperature and to modify the operation of the automatic climate control system (if needed).
November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryIncluding taxes, destination charge, and handling fees, the overall unit price of a Camry XLE Hybrid is over $40,000. It may not be much to some, but it’s within the league of the BMW 3 Series, which starts at $40,750. This goes to show how much customers are willing to