2008 Jeep Commander Blend Door Actuator

2008 Jeep Commander Blend Door Actuator

On the 2008 Jeep Commander, when the air temperature is only correct on one side of the dash, this is most commonly due to a faulty Blend Door Actuator. This is a little motor that turns the door internal of the HVAC housing. It is used to switch between heat and A/C as commanded by the control panel. You can find the passenger’s side actuator is located behind the passenger’s side dash mounted to the side of teh HVAC housing. To gain access, the glove compartment will need to be…

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2002 Honda Accord 2.3L P1381 CYP Sensor

2002 Honda Accord 2.3L P1381 CYP Sensor

On the 2002 Honda Accord with the 2.3L engine,  the P1381 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a fault with the Cylinder Position Sensor. This sensor is built into a part of the Distributor. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness to the distributor for any loose, broken or damaged wires. Inspect the spark plug wires and make sure they are in good condition (no chips, tears, stretched out, etc..). If these all check ok, the Distributor will need to be replaced.   Does your vehicle have…

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2013 Dodge Ram Check Fuel Cap P0456

2013 Dodge Ram Check Fuel Cap P0456

On the 2013 Dodge Ram, when the Check Fuel Cap lights comes on and then is followed by the Check Engine Light, this can mean more than just a loose or faulty Fuel Cap. This can also mean there is a problem somewhere in the EVAP System. First and foremost however, is to check the Fuel Cap. Check the underside of the fuel cap for any cracks or signs of defects. Make sure the cap is seating correctly. If there are any doubts about the inspection of the cap, replace it. Keep…

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2009 Ford Escape B1342 ABS Module

2009 Ford Escape B1342 ABS Module

On the 2009 Ford Escape, The B1342  is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a fault with the Electronic Brake Control Module (aka “ABS Module”). When this code sets alone, more times than not, the module has failed internally and will need to be replaced. Inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires before replacement. The module is located in the rear, driver’s side corner of the engine compartment.   Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session…

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2006 Ford Freestar 3.6L P0401 EGR flow

2006 Ford Freestar 3.6L P0401 EGR flow

On the 2006 Ford Freestar 3.6L engine, The P0401  is pointing to an insufficient flow in the EGR System. This can be due to a leak somewhere in the EGR System, a faulty EGR Solenoid, a faulty Pressure Feedback Sensor or a faulty EGR Valve itself. On this vehicle, the EGR Valve, Pressure Feedback Sensor and Solenoid are all one assembly and labeled as an EGR Module. You can find the EGR Module located on the top, front, driver’s side of the engine. Carefully inspect the metal tubes and rubber lines…

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