P0403 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0403 code

When you start up your vehicle the last thing you want to see is a check engine light. But if you own a vehicle long enough, eventually it’s going to happen. Once you read the code it’s time to go about fixing the underlying problem. But what exactly does a code P0403 mean, and how … Read more

7 Symptoms of Too Much Transmission Fluid (and How to Fix)

too much transmission fluid

If some fluid is good, more must be better right? That couldn’t be farther than the truth when it comes to transmission fluid. You don’t want too much, and you certainly don’t want too little. For optimal performance, it needs to be just right.  But how do you know if there’s too much transmission fluid … Read more

Is It Illegal to Drive Barefoot? (or Just a Myth?)

is it illegal to drive barefoot?

Somewhere along the line, this rumor got started that it’s illegal to drive barefoot. While we can’t track down any laws in the United States that make it illegal, that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea. Just like driving with both feet can lead to problems, driving barefoot brings its own host of concerns that … Read more

P0130 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0130 code

The last thing anyone wants to see when they get behind the wheel of their vehicle is the check engine light staying on. But for thousands of drivers each day that’s exactly what happens. But once you get your heart out of your throat and figure out what the code is, you still have to … Read more

New Brakes Squeaking or Squealing? (Here’s Why)

new brakes squeaking noise

When you take your vehicle in for new brakes, the last thing you expect to happen is to hear them squeaking or squealing again when you get home. But what does it mean when that’s happening? Is it normal, or did the repair shop do a bad job? The truth is that it depends on … Read more

P0505 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0505 code

The last thing you want to see when you start up your vehicle in the morning is a check engine light. Even worse is when you notice that check engine light and the engine isn’t running the way it should. But if you’re experiencing a code P0505, that’s likely exactly what’s happening. But what does … Read more