The BARO sensor reads the barometric pressure. The PCM uses this information to make adjustments to fuel trim and engine timing. The engine requirements are quite different when driving in … Continue Reading What does a Barometric Pressure Sensor do for your engine?
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.
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A crankshaft position sensor is part of your car’s fuel injection and ignition system. Here’s how to diagnose a faulty one before it stops your engine.
Do you have check engine lights sprouting on your dashboard like spring flowers? We’ve got you covered.
Dealing with strange lights, sounds and other problems? Here’s how to diagnose a bad body control module before it sidelines your vehicle.
What is a MAP sensor and what does it do? While this is something we don’t think of often, it’s the first thing to cross our minds when there’s a problem.
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…
The CAN bus system is what makes modern automotive computer controls possible.