Flagship One’s Covid-19 Alert

Flagship One’s Covid-19 Alert

The #1 most reliable Electronic Module supplier in the world is here for you during times of uncertainty. We would like to assure all our customers, that we are 100% operational and working hard to make sure that the fulfillment process is seamless. We understand that having a reliable vehicle ready during Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread is absolutely essential, so we mobilized our facility and staff accordingly to provide you the help and attention you need. You are our top priority. Customers can continue to make orders on FS1INC.com, over the phone 516-766-2223, or right online with our quick and responsive...

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Powertrain Control Module

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Powertrain Control Module

The complexity of a vehicle’s engine control unit (ECU/PCM) can often make it very difficult to determine when it’s failing. It’s very common for your vehicle to display symptoms that appear to be an ECU issue when, in fact, there is actually an issue elsewhere in your vehicle or vice versa. This is mainly due to the fact that the engine control unit is connected to so many different areas within the engine management system, so the way the control module functions has an impact on the other components that it’s connected to. For example, one of the areas that...

How Much Does a Powertrain Control Module cost

How Much Does a Powertrain Control Module cost

Every car owner, at some point or another, has gone through the inconvenience of being without their vehicle for a period of time due to the need for maintenance or repairs. For most people, the longer their vehicle is in the shop, the more disruptive it becomes towards their daily lives and less likely to save money due to the cost of the auto repair. There is always a sense of urgency when taking your vehicle in for repair, so it’s no surprise that many car owners first thought is to have their repairs done at a dealership due to...

2006 Ford Five Hundred Problems To Keep In Mind

2006 Ford Five Hundred Problems To Keep In Mind

The 2006 Ford Five Hundred’s glory days might be over, but its incredible trunk space, fuel efficiency, spaciousness, and excellent handling make the sedan a Buick Lucerne alternative. You can grab the Ford Five Hundred from your local dealership at an absolute bargain. Have a full diagnostic of the Ford Five Hundred before purchasing it; this will help you plan for repairs or the purchase of replacement parts. Common Problems on the 2006 Ford Five Hundred AC/Heater problems The 2006 Ford Five Hundred has air conditioner and heating problems. Symptoms of AC problems on the Ford Five Hundred include a...

The P0132 Trouble Code, How To Deal With It

The P0132 Trouble Code, How To Deal With It

What is the P0132  The P0132 trouble code is one of the many diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) stored in a car’s computer. All vehicles have computer modules, commonly referred to as PCM (powertrain control module), which include the ECU (engine control unit) and TCU (transmission control unit). The car brain computers are responsible for monitoring and optimizing engine performance and transmission. To achieve this, they use various sensors and send inputs that can trigger trouble codes. A trouble code is a diagnostic tool that can tell a mechanic where the problem is originating from. PCM stores several trouble or error...

The P0138 Trouble Code and How To Deal With It

The P0138 Trouble Code and How To Deal With It

Car diagnostic trouble code (DTC) regularly develop during the lifespan of a vehicle. The powertrain control module (PCM), otherwise referred to as the engine control module (ECM), detects and stores the DTC codes within its main memory and illuminate the check engine light. For instance, the o2 sensor circuit high voltage trouble code stems from an inconsistent supply of the air to fuel ratio inside the engine. This airfuel difference ratio is detected by the O2 Sensor Circuit, which sends distress signals to the PCM.  In most cases, the owner will notice a lightened service engine soon warning light as well...

The P0172 Code and How To Deal With It!

The P0172 Code and How To Deal With It!

Fuel and air are very critical for the internal combustion process. Thus, for a successful ignition, a proper amount of fuel and air must enter the internal combustion chamber. If not, your engine might under perform or use too much fuel.  The ECU (engine control unit) typically controls the flow of fuel and air into the combustion chamber. It is the essential computer responsible for virtually managing every internal function of your vehicle, such as the amount of fuel going into the combustion chamber.  However, if the ECU malfunctions or the fuel injection system /  o2 sensors experiences some problems,...

The P0131 Trouble Code, How to deal with it!

The P0131 Trouble Code, How to deal with it!

Diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) help repair technicians and car owners narrow down the origin of a car’s problems. The P0131 is a DTC that signals a malfunction of the first oxygen sensor based off the engine control module readings. A P0131 trouble code indicates that the primary O2 sensor in the engine’s first bank is failing. The engine’s first bank should be the left side of the car’s engine from the driver’s seat, while the first oxygen sensor should be located before the catalytic converter. Nonetheless, recommend referring to your vehicle’s service manual to determine the exact locations of the...

Why You Should Reset Your Car’s Computer

Why You Should Reset Your Car’s Computer

Cars come in different designs and functionalities. Their uses range from driving through sandy and rough roads to a smooth ride in the city center. Individuals driving these cars also differ in driving styles, ages, and driving skills. Since the terrain, altitude and temperatures determine the design and functionalities of the ECU. In Example, If you have been driving your grand Cherokee for several years or months, the ECU took time to adapt to you as an individual and your driving style. Your vehicle is not entirely under the control of the computer, you also play a huge role in...

Transmission Problems You Should Not Ignore

Transmission Problems You Should Not Ignore

Vehicle transmissions that are correctly working are essential components for a reliable car. The transmission provides a means of adaptation for both speed and torque converters in most vehicles and power transmission systems. It is, therefore, crucial to repair it if it experiences any damage, or possibly get a transmission replacement. Notably, replacement costs tend to be a bit pricier than the cost of transmission repair.  However, different entities provide an arrayed price list, which varies from place to place. Although the cost of transmission cost replacement is pricy, it should be taken into consideration when it is clear that...

2014 Buick Enclave Problems To Keep In Mind

2014 Buick Enclave Problems To Keep In Mind

The 2014 Buick Enclave is a reliable crossover SUV that is exceptionally comfortable thanks to quality craftsmanship and the use of state of the art technology. The Buick’s interior is spacious and very quiet when you compare it to vehicles in its class. You will love the Crossover’s smooth ride that is made possible by the Enclave’s drive train package. Buick Enclave comes with an intuitive infotainment system, quality interior design, climate control feature, power steering, and other high-end features available in luxury 4dr suv such as the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Reviews from owners and documented road test results show...

2011 Toyota Camry Problems To Keep in Mind

2011 Toyota Camry Problems To Keep in Mind

The Toyota Camry 2011 model is a widely accredited sedan primarily for its outstanding performance. Both the exterior and interior features deserve credit as well. Other models in the Camry trim level boast a sporty yet comfortable feel as well as design. The cars in the Toyota Camry trim level include Camry SE, Toyota Camry LE, Camry hybrid, L and Toyota Camry XLE, among others.  Models in this particular trim swank a four-cylinder engine, which not only assists in fuel economy but also augments the vehicle’s power. The sedans at this trim level posses a fair deal of drawbacks nonetheless....