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TechShop Podcast: Torx Bits

Ever wonder why there are different kinds of Torx bits, and if there’s a reason for it? TechShop’s Eric Garbe explains in this latest podcast.

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Code Reader Podcast: P2422

DTC P2422, an unusual cause and help from a Honda technical service bulletin.

Code Reader Podcast: P00C6 & P228C

Were loose PCM connections the cause of trouble codes P00C6 and P228C?

Code Reader Podcast: P0420 & P0430

This TSB was released by General Motors, covering most of their large SUV’s and vans that have been produced from 2002 and up. The related DTCs that a technician may find are P0420 and P0430, Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold.

Code Reader Podcast: P0300

A Technical Service Bulletin identifies an unusual cause for a common code.

Code Reader Podcast: P0172 System Too Rich, Again

A simple solution for a common trouble code.

Code Reader Podcast: Sorting Through Multiple Codes

An ASE-certified technician walks listeners through a diagnostic dilemma with 11 trouble codes, an intermittent problem and a dashboard lit up like a Christmas tree on a 2001 Blazer.

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Code Reader Podcast: P0121

The vehicle was a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta with a 2L TDI engine. Sometimes it ran great, but sometimes it would idle high and when you would press on the accelerator, nothing would happen. This was a perfect diagnostic dilemma for industry experts.

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Code Reader Podcast: Misfire Mystery

A customer brought in a 2007 Subaru Legacy with the 2.5L 4-cylinder EJ25 engine. The owner complained of an engine vibration. From the initial description, it sounded like a pretty typical misfire issue. 

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Code Reader Podcast: DTC P0304 & The Cost to Find a Problem

Similar to our last podcast, today we’re taking a slightly different approach and discussing a specific vehicle that was brought into the shop of one of TechShop’s contributors, Olle Gladso.

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Code Reader Podcast: P0340

Sharing the diagnostic approach of industry experts from our Maximizing Tools column, today’s Code Reader looks at a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse with the 4G64 2.4 liter and a complaint of a rough running condition and a no-start when warm. A DTC scan revealed DTC P0340.

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Code Reader Podcast: P0136

This code monitors the oxygen sensor voltage and when it sets, it means that the PCM sees that it has remained low for over a predetermined amount of time, usually 2-4 minutes, but that varies depending on manufacturer.

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