P0446 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0446 engine code

All vehicles have an evaporative emission control (EVAP) system specifically designed to prevent releasing toxins into the air. When you put your gas cap back on, it traps the fuel and its toxins inside. Fuel vapors go through a vent line into a charcoal canister, where activated charcoal absorbs some of the fumes. The electronic … Read more

Shocks vs Struts vs Coilovers (What’s the Difference?)

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Suspension components are the second most important feature of your car. They are the messenger between the tires and your brain giving you confidence that your car will behave the way you want. Suspension determines whether your car will oversteer (turn too much) or understeer (turn too slowly). It decides whether your car will feel … Read more

MacPherson vs Double Wishbone Suspension (Pros and Cons)

MacPherson strut vs double wishbone

Every vehicle has a suspension system in it which attaches the wheels to the entire vehicle. The purpose of a suspension system is to provide stability when steering, maximize contact between tires and the road, and keep passengers comfortable. The suspension system is comprised of several parts and components, such as the linkages, tires, shock … Read more

The Average Depreciation Rate for New and Used Cars

Cars are not considered to be good investments. Unless you are purchasing a vintage car that has some historical value to it, any new or used car that you purchase is immediately going to lose value as soon as you drive it off the lot. Cars are not typically considered to be good investments because … Read more

Top 10 of Fastest Cars in the World

There are two kinds of people in this world. There are people who like cars and there are people who like fast cars. Most people cannot afford the fast cars, but they sure do love reading about them. We are not talking about race cars here either. These are fashionable luxury style cars which are … Read more

5 Tips to Drive a Car With a Stick Shift

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Most new drivers learn how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle. But if you are learning to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, this is known as driving a stick shift. Drivers of stick shift vehicles are required to learn additional driving skills because the gears of the transmission need to be shifted manually. … Read more

5 Tips to Jump a Car Battery

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A jump start involves taking the power from a separate car’s battery and transferring it to another car with a bad battery. That way, the car will be able to power on the motor and then crank over the engine. If you have been driving for at least a few years, then you have likely … Read more

What Happens When You Put Sugar in a Gas Tank?

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Since automobiles were first sold to consumers, there has been a myth floating around about what happens if you pour sugar into a car’s gas tank. The common belief is that pouring sugar into a gas tank will cause the engine of the vehicle to become disabled. You’ve probably seen movies where mischievous characters secretly … Read more