2015 Chevy Cruze 1.4L P0599

2015 Chevy Cruze

Chevy Cruze On the 2015 Chevy Cruze with the 1.4L engine, the P0599 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the Engine Coolant Thermostat Heater Control Circuit. In addition to the mechanical function of the wax sensing element, an electrically assisted thermostat incorporates an electric heater within the sensing element. This heater is controlled by the vehicle’s on-board computer, which receives information on the speed and load conditions of the engine. It uses this information to regulate the temperature of the coolant. On this vehicle, the…

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2002 Honda Civic 1.7L P1361

2002 Honda Civic

Honda Civic On the 2002 Honda Civic with the 1.7L engine, the P1361 is pointing to a problem with the TDC Sesnsor (aka “Camshaft Position Sensor”). The TDC sensor is very similar in design, look and function as a Camshaft Position Sensor. The TDC sensor monitors a reference point on the camshaft that indicates where top dead center is on a cylinder. More commonly, cylinder number one in the monitored cylinder. The sensor sends a signal to the on-board computer which uses this signal to send a spark to the…

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