Toyota DTC P0420

Toyota Engine Codes – P0420

Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold – Bank 1 What it means: OBD-II code P0420 represents a problem with the catalyst system on your Toyota. The catalytic converter on your Toyota is an integral part of your vehicle’s exhaust system. This part looks like a small muffler, but its purpose is to reduce vehicle emissions through […]

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Toyota DTC P0401

Toyota Engine Codes – P0401

Insufficient EGR Flow What it means: OBD-II code P0401 represents a problem with your EGR system Exhaust gas recirculation is referred to as EGR, and it’s an integral part of your Toyota’s emissions system. The EGR is used to reduce the combustion temperature and pressure to limit oxides of nitrogen. There are three parts to the […]

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Preserving the Life of an Older Car

Rev Up Your Old Car If you’re like me and driving a car that’s over ten years old, you probably love the car-payment-free life. But at over 200 thousand miles, my beloved Honda Accord is starting to show her age. I’ve always been good about regular maintenance like oil changes and tune-ups. But what else […]

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