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

P0335 Code (Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Malfunction)

The crankshaft position sensor electronically communicates with the engine control unit of a vehicle. This sensor keeps track of the crankshaft position and rotation speed. Once the engine control unit receives this information from the sensor, it will tell the fuel injector how much fuel to let into the internal combustion chamber. It will also … 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

P0420 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0420 engine code

As cars have developed, so has their impact on the environment. Earlier versions of cars pumped harmful gas in the form of exhaust into the air without regulation. A vehicle’s catalytic converter fixes that. The catalytic converter’s main job is to take pollutants from the engine’s combustion cycle and turn them into less harmful gases … Read more

P0507 Code (Symptoms, Causes, and How to Fix)

P0507 engine code

Having an obnoxiously loud car even when idling is never a good look. Coupled with that ‘Check Engine’ light, it immediately sends most people into panic mode. Issues with the engine of your car tend to be complicated and expensive. The good news is that modern cars all have a comprehensive onboard computer that continually … Read more