How To Fix Honda Engine Error Code P3400

If you have a Honda with a P3400 OBDII error code there is a problem with the oil pressure. This includes the Honda Odyssey, Pilot, Stream, Shuttle, Accord, Palisade and more. What is a Honda P3400 Engine OBDII Error Code? A Honda with an Error Code P3400 is a “Cylinder Deactivation System Bank 1“. This… Read More »

Causes and Fixes P0053 OBDII Engine Code

If you have a vehicle with a P0053 error code, the onboard computer (ECM) is seeing a problem with an oxygen sensor. The official definition is “Heated O2 Sensor (HO2S) Heater Resistance (Bank 1, Sensor 1).” There are usually four oxygen sensors on a V6 or V8 engine and two on a four-cylinder engine. What… Read More »

3 Causes and Fixes Honda Electric Parking Brake Problem

If you have a Honda that displays the error “Electric Parking Brake Problem,” there can be several causes. Many Honda owners report having issues with cars equipped with the new braking system. The vehicle will keep beeping and display on the screen “ELECTRIC PARKING BRAKE PROBLEM.” Often the “BRAKE” and “BRAKE SYSTEM” lights also light… Read More »

Where is the Battery Located in a Chevrolet Traverse

The Chevrolet Traverse battery is located inside the vehicle on the passenger side. It can be located behind or in the front of the passenger seat on the floorboard under a cover. There have been many changes to the Chevy Traverse with many variations on the design, including the models L, LS, LT, Premier, High… Read More »

Where is the Battery Located on a 2016-2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2016-2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee can have different battery locations depending on the year and model. There can also be two batteries for a Cherokee equipped with a Start/Stop system, one for starting and one for ESS. These multiple configurations have caused some confusion, even among mechanics. 2016-2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee models include the Laredo,… Read More »

How To Change Headlight Bulbs 2011-2013 Kia Optima

Changing the headlight bulbs on a 2011-2013 Kia Optima is not difficult and very much falls into the DIY category. Below are the steps with screenshots to replace them, along with a video if needed for a visual walk-through. There are two bulbs, Inner and Outer, both of which are changed out the same way.… Read More »

How To Replace a Fuel Pump Dodge 383 Engine

I recently needed to replace the fuel pump on a 1970 Dodge Monaco with a 383 engine. The Dodge 383 was a popular engine in many vehicles, including the B-Body Mopar muscle cars Charger, Roadrunner, and Challenger. Having replaced fuel pumps many times in the past, I ordered a new unit and started to install… Read More »

How To Buy a 1968-1970 Dodge Charger

The 1968-1970 Dodge Chargers are some of the more popular muscle cars with a unique aggressive body style. It has been used in countless movies and TV shows as the fast muscle car, such as the Blade movies, Fast and Furious, Bullitt, and many more. I am one of those fans of the old B-body… Read More »

3 Causes and Fixes P0121 Chevy Silverado

If you have a Chevy Silverado and get a P0121 error code, there is a problem with the throttle body. An OBDII scan tool will give the error as “Throttle Position (TP) Sensor 1 Performance.” Some scan tools will give the error as “Throttle Pedal Position Sensor Switch (TPS) A Circuit Range Performance Problem.” What… Read More »

Causes and Fixes P0496 Chevy Traverse

If you have a Chevy Traverse and it gives a P0496 OBDII error code, there is a problem with the Evap system. An OBDII scan tool will give a P0496 Evaporative Emission System High Purge Flow. There are several causes of an Evap system error which are listed below. What is a P0496 OBDII Error… Read More »