P0137 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0137 code

Today’s vehicles rely upon an intricate web of sensors, wires, and modules to promote efficient operation. The data shared through this network is processed by a vehicle’s ECM/PCM and is used to calculate figures such as injection timing, as well as injector pulse width. As a side benefit of this data transmission, today’s highly efficient … Read more

P0030 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0030 code

There are few things more terrifying than starting up your car only to see a check engine light staring at you. You rush your vehicle to a mechanic or a part store to figure out what the code is, only to realize that you still don’t know what the letter and number combination means. So, … Read more

P0133 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0133 code

A modern vehicle’s onboard diagnostic system is easily capable of uncovering operational faults, thereby storing each for later review. These faults are known simply as DTCs (Diagnostic Fault Codes). Codes of this nature point to the underlying cause of whatever issue currently plagues a vehicle. This knowledge is quite valuable, as it can be used … Read more

P2195 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P2195 code

Few things will stress you out more than a check engine light. But once you’ve pulled your heart out of your throat and checked what your vehicle’s check engine light means, you’re presented with a whole new list of questions. What does this code mean, what causes it, and most importantly, how do you fix … Read more

P0430 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0430 code

There are few things more panic-inducing than a check engine light. When you don’t know what it means, it’s easy to envision thousands of dollars in repairs and countless hours of frustration. But the truth is that check engine lights are rarely that expensive, especially if you fix them as soon as they appear. But … Read more

P0141 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0141 code

When your car pops a check engine light, your heart skips a beat. But if you’ve got a P0141 code, you likely take a deep breath. That’s because a code P0141 is an emission code, and if you don’t have the money to fix it now, you can likely put it off for a while … Read more

P0174 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0174 engine code

Combustion engines are not machines that you can tune perfectly and then expect to run that way forever. They need constant readjusting to run efficiently. Technology in modern cars works to make these small adjustments as you drive. Sometimes, even the most advanced systems cannot correct a problem that develops in your engine. When the … Read more

P0135 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0135 engine code

Some oxygen sensors contain a heating circuit to reduce the time it takes them to reach operational temperature after the vehicle is started. The P0135 code is activated when the heating circuit in the air-to-fuel ratio sensor, also known as the front oxygen sensor in bank one, malfunctions. Code P0135 may also indicate a bad … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Oxygen Sensor (and Replacement Cost)

bad O2 sensor symptoms

In this article we are going to go over a very important sensor in a car’s engine called the “oxygen sensor”, commonly referred to as an O2 sensor.  Afterwards, you should know the basic function, working principle, bad symptoms, and average replacement cost of an oxygen sensor. How an Oxygen Sensor Works The internal combustion … Read more

P2096 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P2096 engine code

Your vehicle’s air-to-fuel ratio is critical for your engine performance. If you don’t have the correct air-to-fuel ratio in your vehicle, you can seriously damage your engine. If an OBD2 scanner is indicating a P2096 code, it means there is a problem with your air-to-fuel ratio. Most modern engines have two different oxygen sensors that … Read more