Posts

Showing posts from February, 2020

Know your car

How to solve code P0015 and P0017 (Toyota or Lexus) of vehicles having rough idling and hard acceleration

Image
When your Toyota or Lexus cars have just started idling rough or not accelerating easily the way it used to be, you plugged in a scanner and found out the codes P0015 P0017 (both current), as shown below. when this happens, the engine-valve timing is altered.  P0015   P0017 how can engine-valve timing be altered even when no body loosed the engine? Most of the new model vehicle are equipped with variable valve timing inlet (VVTi) camshafts, which help adjust the valve timing of the vehicle when operating on certain loads, to help boost the engine performance at that particular instance. then readjust the timing to the normal point on average working conditions.  But when an ECU commanded the VVTi cam gear to return to the normal point and it's not working, this'll prompt the computer to throw the code P0015 or P0017 or both accuring at the same time, with the check engine showing on the dashboard. When the cam gear failed to return to the normal point after adjustment, this'

What To do If my car is jerking or goes off Everytime

Image
That time you're almost ready for that important meeting, when that club is hot, when you are almost late for that important appointment, this car has started again. The car you've spent alot of money just for servicing a while ago. You're just confused!!! Don't worry, let's check out may be we'll find some tips  here. This article covers some tips on the reasons cars go off, what follows every reason is the solution. Let's check out if you'll see something of help here. My Car goes off while in traffic This  happens when there's heavy traffic congestion, this fault is common with Toyota Engines.  The idle speed continue to drop to as low as 300rpm till the vehicles eventually goes off . But after the  traffic congestion, it'll drive normal as if nothing happens to it.  This is mostly caused by clogged (dirty) throttle body (the actuator) or blocked air filter element.  With soft rag and paint thinner, clean thoroughly the