What is Limp Mode? (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

what is limp mode

Limp mode is a self-preservation feature programmed into most vehicles. Your car will activate this feature when it detects abnormal readings from sensors, or improper mechanical part operations.  Limp mode is also known as “limp home mode”, and is designed to protect your engine and transmission from catastrophic failure. Performance of your vehicle will be … Read more

P0172 Code (System Too Rich Bank 1)

P0172 engine code

Air and fuel are the heart of the internal combustion process. The proper amount of air and fuel must enter the internal combustion chamber if the ignition is going to be successful. Otherwise, you might have a situation where your engine either consumes too much fuel or under performs. The engine control unit (ECU) normally … Read more

Bad ECU Symptoms and Replacement Cost

The engine control unit, or ECU, of a vehicle is an electronic module that controls the function of the engine. This is done through a series of electronic components and sensors which compute data back to the engine. Based on what this data indicates, the engine will perform a specific function. If your vehicle has … Read more