P0014 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0014 engine code

A vehicle’s variable valve timing (VVT) system improves engine performance and fuel efficiency. It regulates the opening and closing of the exhaust and intake valves, in turn, controlling the fuel-air mix. This control allows for more power, better fuel economy, or a balanced approach depending on the demand on the engine at any given time.  … Read more

P0172 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

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

P0741 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0741 engine code

If your vehicle has an automatic transmission, the torque converter is responsible for adding more drive power to your vehicle’s back wheels. When a P0741 code is active, it means your automatic transmission system’s torque converter is malfunctioning. Inside the torque converter, a fluid coupling mechanism is tasked with connecting your engine to your transmission. … Read more

Explained Trouble Code: P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected)

The internal combustion engines of vehicles have a different number of cylinders in them. Some vehicles only have 4 cylinders while others have 6 or 8 cylinders. The combustion process of the air and fuel mixture takes place in each one of these cylinders. As you probably know, this is how engines generate the power … Read more

P0106 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0106 engine code

The P0106 code indicates that the manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor has been triggered. This sensor problem is common in cars with high mileage (100,000 miles or more). The MAP sensor controls a broad range of systems in your vehicle. If it’s faulty, the engine won’t run right, and it can cause serious drivability issues.  … Read more