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C1238 C1241

Fix code C1238 C1241 Brake Thermal Model Exceeded on GM mid-sized vehicles. This trouble code C1238 Brake Thermal Model Exceeded on mid-sized GM vehicles will set if the ABS system finds that the ABS motor is not holding the piston in place. This situation usually occurs because the gear on the ABS unit is loose or stripped. Remove the cover and inspect the gears. If you find a problem, don’t just tighten the gear, replace the gear or motor pack assembly. Clear the codes and drive the vehicle. If the … Read More

P0500 Ford F150 U1262

Fix code P0500 Ford F150 U1262 If you have a Ford F-150 with the 5.4L engine and have a P0500 Ford F150 U1262, flashing ABS light and a speedometer that stops working intermittently, or a temperature gauge that goes to HOT intermittently, read this article. Ford has had significant problems with its ignition coils. Occasionally a coil can fail in such a way that it generates a large voltage spike that confuse the computer. That can set off all kinds of weird behavior. If you have the vehicle scanned, chances are … Read More


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