2006 Honda CRV P1454 P0452 P2422

2006 Honda CRV P1454 P0452 P2422

On the 2006 Honda CRV, the P1454 and the P0452 are directly related. Both point to a problem with the Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor. The P2422 points to a problem with the EVAP Canister Vent Shut Valve. Both of these are located under the rear, driver’s side of the vehicle, on the EVAP Canister. Carefully inspect the electrical connectors and wire harnesses to each for any loose, broken or damaged wires. Inspect the vacuum lines for any cracks, holes or disconnections. Inspect the canister itself for any signs of damage. If no…

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2001 Chevy S10 Blazer P0453 FTP Sensor

2001 Chevy S10 Blazer P0453 FTP Sensor

On the 2001 Chevy S10 Blazer, the P0453 is a fairly straight forward code that points to a problem with the Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor. The FTP sensor is located at the top of the fuel tank, mounted to the top of the fuel pump assembly. To gain access, the fuel tank will need to be removed from the vehicle. Once removed, carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires (inspect carefully, a rubbed-through wire in the harness is very common on these vehicles)….

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1999 GMC Safari P1351 Ignition Module

1999 GMC Safari P1351 Ignition Module

On the 1999 GMC Safari, the P1351 is a fairly straight forward code that points to a problem with the Ignition Control Module. The ICM is located on the top, passenger’s side of the engine, just behind the Alternator. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the inspection checks ok, replacing the Ignition Control Module should solve the problem.   Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a certified Auto Mechanic and get your…

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2005 Saturn Vue P2138 APP Sensor

2005 Saturn Vue P2138 APP Sensor

On the 2005 Saturn Vue, the P2138  is pointing to a problem with the Accelerator Pedal Position Sensors. The code states there is a correlation error between the two sensors. These sensors are built into and part of the accelerator pedal assembly. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. Inspect for any signs of water intrusion. If the inspection checks ok, and there are no other codes set, it sounds like the accelerator pedal assembly will need to be replaced.   Does…

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2005 Pontiac GrandPrix P1125 and P2138

2005 Pontiac GrandPrix P1125 and P2138

On the 2005 Pontiac GrandPrix,the P1125 and P2138 and directly related. These codes are pointing to a problem with the Accelerator Pedal Position Sensors. These sensors are built into and part of the accelerator pedal assembly. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. Inspect the sensors for any signs of water intrusion. If the inspection checks ok, the accelerator pedal assembly will need to be replaced.   Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a…

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2008 Kia Rondo P2422 Canister Close Valve

2008 Kia Rondo P2422 Canister Close Valve

On the 2008 Kia Rondo,the P2422 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the EVAP Canister Close Valve. The canister close valve is located under the vehicle, towards the rear. For best access, remove the spare tire. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the inspection checks ok, you can test the canister close valve with the use of an Ohms meter. The valve resistance should be between 15.5 and 18.5 ohms. If the inspections check ok…

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2003 Cadillac Seville Low Coolant Message

2003 Cadillac Seville Low Coolant Message

On the 2003 Cadillac Seville, If the coolant level in the reservoir is correct and the warning message still appears, this will be a problem with the Coolant Level Sensor. The sensor is built into and part of the Coolant reservoir. Inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the inspection checks ok, the coolant reservoir will need to be replaced. To gain access to the reservoir, the air filter housing will first need to be removed.   Does your vehicle have a…

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2008 Mazda CX9 B1330 Front Door Switch

2008 Mazda CX9 B1330 Front Door Switch

On the 2008 Mazda CX9, the B1330 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the passenger’s side front door switch or the wiring to that switch. Start by inspecting the connections at the Body Control Module. Look for any loose or pulled out connectors. If the connector looks good move onto the passenger’s side front door switch. Test the circuit for any short to ground. If no problems are found in the circuit, replace the passenger’s side front door switch.   Does your vehicle have a similar…

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2009 Chevy Cobalt TPMS Relearn Procedure

2009 Chevy Cobalt TPMS Relearn Procedure

On the 2000 Chevy Cobalt, after replacing a Tire Pressure Sensor, the TPM system will need to go through a relearn procedure. The preferred method to complete the procedure is with the use of a scan-tool that can interact with the TPMS system. If you do not have access to such a scan-tool, an alternate procedure can be done. Here is the procedure: Ignition ON, initiate the TPM Learn Mode using one of the following procedures: On vehicles equipped with keyless entry, simultaneously press the keyless entry transmitters lock and unlock buttons until a…

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe P0441 Incorrect Purge

2008 Hyundai Santa Fe P0441 Incorrect Purge

On the 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe, the P0441 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the Purge Control Solenoid Valve (PCSV). These are actually very common fail items on these vehicles. The PCSV is located on the driver’s side of the engine, just below the throttle body. For best access, remove the air intake duct from the throttle body. Carefully inspect the rubber lines for any cracks, holes or disconnections. Inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the…

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