P0457 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0457 code

For most, the sight of a check engine light, illuminated brightly across our vehicle’s dash is quite troubling. After all, the appearance of such a light often conjures up thoughts of engine failure and extensive repair costs, not the least of which is a settling thought.  Simply put, we have come to associate a vehicle’s … Read more

P0455 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

If you’ve ever been cruising along without a care, only to notice that a check engine light has suddenly appeared on your vehicle’s dash, you likely recall being quite bewildered. This bewilderment only grows when your vehicle shows no other accompanying symptoms. But how could this be? While most associate the onset of a check … Read more

P0449 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0449 code

When you’re driving down the road, the last thing you want to see is a check engine light. Sometimes a check engine light can indicate a big problem, while other times, it can indicate a minor issue that you can take care of yourself. The good news is that with a bit of help, you … Read more

P0442 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0442 code

When a check engine light pops on in your vehicle, it often sends your heart into your throat. Your mind starts racing and assuming the worst, and you rush to get the code read. But now that you have the code, a P0442, what does it even mean? We’ll break down everything you need to … Read more

P0496 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0496 engine code

It’s never a good time to see that dreaded ‘Check Engine’ light illuminating the dashboard of your car. While there are many causes for the ‘Check Engine’ light to pop up, modern technology allows us to distinguish them by reading the DTCs (diagnostic trouble codes) using an OBD2 scanner. DTCs are the way the onboard … Read more

P0440 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0440 engine code

Your vehicle’s internal processes create vapors that release into the atmosphere. The Clean Air Act (CAA) put in place by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates the volume of those vapors that a vehicle can emit before passing a designated threshold. The process of gasoline moving to the engine creates some of those harmful vapors. … Read more

P0456 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0456 engine code

It’s always a hassle finding out that your car has sprung a leak somewhere. Immediately, your stress levels go through the roof and dark scenarios come popping into your head. Thankfully, due to breakthroughs in car design, most modern cars can diagnose issues and report them through their onboard computer. DTCs, or Diagnostic Trouble Codes, … Read more

P0441 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0441 engine code

While modern vehicle operating systems help prevent harmful emissions from leaking into the air, that wasn’t always the case. The first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions standards come from the 1970s. These regulations aim to prevent emissions that create smog. The evaporative emission control (EVAP) system is the primary system in your vehicle designed to … Read more

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