Diagnosing modern vehicle issues means somehow talking to the onboard computer systems. These systems are capable of performing in-depth vehicle diagnostics on the fly and storing the results for retrieval … Continue Reading How to an Use OBD2 Scanner on Your Vehicle
Here’s how to reset the oil life on a Honda Civic. Even though the instructions change from model to model, you can follow these basic steps.
When the ominous “Check Engine” light comes on, it could be anything from a loose gas cap to an engine dangerously close to overheating — so it’s a good idea to get it checked out ASAP. These days with new technology, diagnostic scan tools have become affordable enough to add to your own DIY arsenal…
Car sensors and their functions may seem complicated, but they’re a simple way to make sure essential systems in your vehicle are operating smoothly.
The electronic control module is an onboard computer responsible for keeping your engine running at its best and alerting you when something is wrong.
You’ve changed your oil, but your dashboard hasn’t yet gotten with the program. Here’s a look at how to reset an oil change light.
Vehicle warning or indicator lights are not new but what these lamps are telling us has changed along with vehicle technology. The following list is by no means comprehensive, and … Continue Reading Common Vehicle Warning Lights Guide
Dealing with strange lights, sounds and other problems? Here’s how to diagnose a bad body control module before it sidelines your vehicle.
Most wheel and brake work is still accessible to home mechanics. Here’s a look at the dos and don’ts of DIY new car care.
The CAN bus system is what makes modern automotive computer controls possible.