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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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Code Reader Podcast: Clearing DTCs & Readiness Monitors

TechShop discusses the relationship between clearing DTCs and readiness monitors.

Code Reader Podcast: P0300

P0300 sets when the control unit recognizes that one or more of the cylinders is not contributing, or working as hard as the others.

Code Reader Podcast: P0128 Tech Tip

TechShop’s ASE-certified technicians share and review a Technical Service Bulletin that applies to 2016 to 2019 Ford Fiesta vehicles with DTC P0128.

Code Reader Podcast: GMC Sierra 2500 Tech Tip

An ASE-certified technician walks listeners through an unusual problem on a 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 4WD truck. This tip is brought to you by ALLDATA.