Understanding Engine Control Module Trouble Codes

Beginning in 1996, Wayne's Automotive Center automotive specialists could utilize a standardized framework to help figure out what's going on with a vehicle. This problem framework works with the Engine Control Modules for every car. The Engine Control Module is like a mini PC that screens and controls numerous motor functions. What is the Engine [...]

2019-03-29T22:53:48-07:00March 7th, 2019|Auto Repair, Diesel Repair|

What’s up with Diesels in Reno and Sparks?

Would you be surprised to learn diesel engines power about half of the passenger cars in Europe? Then you might also be surprised to learn most foreign and domestic manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad. In North American markets like Nevada, diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular. But that won't be [...]

2018-01-19T16:12:01-07:00January 22nd, 2018|Diesel Maintenance, Diesel Repair, Ownership|

A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the camshafts which open and closes the valves which allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Reno. Why Proper Maintenance Is Important When an old timing belt loses a “tooth” in the belt it slips. The engine could stop or misfire. [...]

2018-02-13T22:24:32-07:00November 9th, 2017|Auto Repair, Diesel Repair, Ownership|