P1345 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P1345 code

Today’s vehicles rely heavily upon the use of highly intricate data transmission networks, in order to facilitate efficient operation. These networks allow each of a vehicle’s individual modules to communicate with one another, thereby streamlining the operation of multiple systems.  However, this technology can also prove valuable when a vehicle exhibits unusual symptoms, often associated … Read more

3 Symptoms of a Bad Starter Motor (and Replacement Cost)

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For automobiles, the electric starter is a boon to easily getting on the road. It was invented by Clyde J. Coleman and first patented in 1903. Coleman soon sold his patent rights to Delco which was subsequently absorbed by General Motors. When Delco joined GM, the brilliant engineer, Charles Kettering, came along for the ride. … Read more

6 Easy Steps to Hotwire a Car in an Emergency

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Hotwiring is basically when you start up the engine of a vehicle without a key. We’ve all see those movies where the a car thief (or the hero) goes underneath the steering column and twists two wires together to start up a vehicle. Is it really that simple in real life? Well, before there were … Read more