P0325 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0325 code

The last thing you want to see when you’re driving down the road is the dreaded check engine light. But when it does happen, you need to quickly figure out what’s going on to make sure that you’re not going to cause any further damage by ignoring it. If after using your OBD2 scanner you … Read more

P0122 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0122 code

While there are tons of diagnostic trouble codes that spell disaster, a P0122 code is one the least expensive or damaging DTCs you’ll encounter. So, if you use your trusty OBD2 scanner to discover code P0122 is the reason for your check engine light, you can take a deep breath and relax. It’s not that … Read more

4 Symptoms of a Bad Knock Sensor (and Replacement Cost)

bad knock sensor symptoms

You’re thrumming along a long country road, of course, and you can’t really tell what’s going on in your engine bay. That’s because everything is so quiet nowadays. But you do see a check engine light that wasn’t there before or maybe you feel a strange bumping sound upon acceleration. Maybe your mileage has gone … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Coolant Temp Sensor (and Replacement Cost)

bad coolant temperature sensor symptoms

Today’s vehicles utilize an elaborate network of sensors, modules, and wires to assist an engine in achieving the highest degree of operational efficiency. The sensors contained within this network monitor a number of values related to critical engine operation, and relay data to their corresponding modules for interpretation.  However, as is often the case with … Read more

7 Symptoms of a Bad MAP Sensor (and Replacement Cost)

bad map sensor symptoms

A MAP sensor, or manifold absolute pressure sensor, is a type of engine sensor that measures the amount of air pressure present in a vehicle’s intake manifold. This pressure reading is used along with engine speed (measured in revolutions per minute, or RPM) to determine engine load, which allows the vehicle’s engine control unit (ECU) … Read more

3 Symptoms of a Bad Oil Pressure Sensor or Switch

symptoms of bad oil pressure sensor

Here we’re going to discuss the following engine sensor: The oil pressure sensor (or oil pressure switch). We’ll go over the functions of the sensor and the common signs to look for with a faulty oil pressure sensor. How an Oil Pressure Sensor / Switch Works The main job of an engine oil pressure sensor … Read more

P0463 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0463 engine code

Getting stranded in the middle of nowhere with a car that’s low on gas is no fun. This is precisely what might happen to you if you let Code P0463 go untreated. If your “Check Engine” light has popped up and Code P0463 is being displayed, it’s best to get it sorted out as soon … Read more