Helpful Automotive Resources
September 16, 2020 P0015 Code: Exhaust “B” Camshaft Position Timing – Over – Retarded (Bank 1)Modern vehicles use a variable timing system to adjust the timing of your intake and/or exhaust valves to increase your vehicle’s performance and fuel efficiency. Once the PCM detects that the camshaft does not respond accordingly (camshaft timing is too slow or delayed), it will trigger the error code P0015.
May 29, 2020 P0335 or Crankshaft Position “A” Circuit MalfunctionTo determine the crankshaft position, the CKP reads a reluctor wheel mounted to either the crankshaft or harmonic balancer. The CKP then sends its signal to the PCM, where the data is used to determine ignition timing (i.e., when to fire the spark plugs).
March 16, 2020 Here’s What We Know About GM’s 11 Upcoming EVsGM showcased 10 physical vehicles at the showroom, while the other one was presented through digital images. It also revealed that the flexible vehicle architecture to be used for the upcoming EVs will underpin a wide range of models, as well as batteries that will be jointly manufactured with LG June 09, 2020 P0507 Code: Idle Control System RPM Higher than ExpectedOn many older vehicles, the car’s primary computer, which is often referred to as the powertrain control module (PCM), regulates the idle speed by controlling the movement of the Idle Speed Control (ISC) valve. When open, the ISC valve—also known as an Idle Air Control (IAC) valve—allows air to bypass 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 April 06, 2020 Car Brands Update Logos to Promote Social DistancingVolkswagen and Audi have released videos promoting the measure earlier in March, and Mercedes-Benz is now joining the two companies with a slightly similar move. The German automaker has updated its official global Facebook channel with a revised version of its logo.