4 Reasons Your Brake Pedal Goes to the Floor (and How to Fix It)

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As a driver, little could be scarier than attempting to apply your vehicle’s brakes, only to find that your brake pedal goes straight to the floor, with no pressure whatsoever. This is not only a terrifying thought but an outright hazard as well. The truth is, that proper brake function is paramount to vehicle safety … Read more

P0103 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

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Today’s vehicles are infinitely more efficient than those of yesteryear. However, this did not occur by accident. Increasingly stringent emissions standards of the 1970s necessitated further review and revision of vehicle powertrain design, which ultimately resulted in the introduction of on-board diagnostics. At the moment, any late model vehicle comes equipped with numerous computer modules, … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Air-Fuel Ratio Sensor

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If you’re like most people, you probably know very little about your car’s air fuel ratio sensor. But what if I told you that this little piece of equipment is responsible for ensuring that your engine runs smoothly and efficiently? Let’s go over what an air-fuel ratio sensor is, where it’s located, what it does, … Read more

P0110 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

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Today’s automobiles are nothing short of highly refined machines, backed by sophisticated networks of sensors, modules, and the wires that connect them. This, of course, is by design, as manufacturers have worked tirelessly to reduce vehicle emissions while optimizing all areas of powertrain performance.  In order to accomplish these goals, a vehicle’s operating software must … Read more

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

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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

P0157 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0157 code

The modern automobile is far more complex in nature than most would imagine. In fact, today’s cars, trucks, and SUVs operate through a complex network of computers, sensors, and wiring. The structure of this network makes communication between various vehicle systems possible. As such, operating efficiency is significantly enhanced.  A significant portion of this network … Read more

P0327 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

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As most motorists are all too aware, anything mechanical in nature will experience the occasional breakdown, with our beloved vehicles being no exception. While today’s vehicles tend to be far more reliable than those of yesteryear, they are still far from impervious to the occasional hardship, which often tends to occur at the worst possible … Read more

4 Symptoms of a Bad CV Axle (Half Shaft)

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All automobiles and trucks incorporate a method to deliver power from the engine to the wheels. This method for the majority of modern passenger vehicles (excluding most two wheel drive pickup trucks) involves the use of two or more constant velocity (CV) axles. In this article we will explain what a CV axle is and … Read more