Car Maintenance And Repairs

Dec 9, 2017
What Should You Do When P0420 Code Display On OBD2 Scanner?

A confusing and often stressful result that comes from an OBD reading is the dreaded p0420 code. For those of you in Colorado, Washington, or a handful of other states, the number ‘420’ typically brings something more pleasant to mind, but this one has something to do with the catalyst system in your car. Here, […]

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Dec 5, 2017
How Often To Change Air Filter Car?

If it’s been a while since you last changed the air filter in your car, it’s probably worth taking a look at. Air filters are a critical part of the system that makes the engine run at maximum efficiency and helps keep everything clean and functional. In this article, we will take a look at […]

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Dec 1, 2017
How To Pass Emissions Test? (3 Useful Tips For You)

The dreaded emissions test is coming eh? That means it’s time to get your car in tip-top shape and make sure there won’t be any embarrassing surprises when you get to the testing center. We’ve all been through this, especially those of us that live in major metropolitan areas. Let’s take a look at what […]

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Nov 13, 2017
I Have An Evaporative Emission System Leak. What Is Going On?

You’re driving down the road and that pesky check engine light comes on. ‘What could it be this time?’ you ask yourself. One of the more common issues, especially with older vehicles, is an evaporative emissions system leak. Fortunately, despite its commonality, these issues are pretty easy to fix. They are also easy to diagnose, […]

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Nov 7, 2017
Check Engine Light Is On But No Codes- What Should You Do?

Have a Check Engine light on with no code? There are a number of reasons that this may be happening. From mechanical to computer to outdated equipment, there are still plenty of ways to see why the light came on, what the actual issue is, and what needs to be done to fix it. Let’s […]

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Nov 7, 2017
How Are Timing Chains Vs Timing Belts Different? Which Is Better?

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to timing belts and timing chains, even among some in the industry. There are some critical differences between the two that make quite a difference in how the car drives. Let’s take a look at the differences between timing belts and timing chains, and which is […]

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Oct 31, 2017
What Are The Differences Between OBD1 And OBD2? [Infographic]

The original concept was so simple. The auto industry throught, ‘Why don’t we create a diagnostic scanning device that can monitor the different parts of a car?’ With that, OBD scanners were born. Over the years they have evolved to meet different regulations and test varying parts of the car, both remotely and from within. […]

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Oct 25, 2017
Should I Buy The Innova 3160e Or Innova 3160g?

Today we’re going to take a look at two of the most popular Innova 3160 models – the Innova 3160g and the Innova 3160e. Check Engine with Innova 3160e or 3160g There isn’t a lot of great information on the internet about the two diagnostic scanners, so we wanted to compile a list of similarities […]

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Oct 24, 2017
Do I Really Need ABS Or Will Non-ABS Do?

When it was first released in the seventies, ABS (anti-lock braking system) completely revolutionized how brakes work. They also revolutionized how brakes are marketed, as it became not only a trendy thing to have ABS, but a necessity in many eyes. Which is better between abs and non abs system The truth is that ABS […]

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Oct 18, 2017
How To Read VIN Number Of Your Car?

When you are looking for a new car, or wanting to sell your current one, A VIN number is something you need to know. If you’ve been involved in an accident and need to make an insurance claim, do certain maintenance, or any number of other situations involving the vehicle, this is also good information […]

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