The Truth About Cars » maintenance minder http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:20:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » maintenance minder http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Question Of The Day: How Much Would You Pay For… Perfect Diagnostic Information? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/question-of-the-day-how-much-would-you-pay-for-perfect-diagnostic-information/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/question-of-the-day-how-much-would-you-pay-for-perfect-diagnostic-information/#comments Wed, 02 Jan 2013 14:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=472132 Flashes and pulses. I was staring at an archaic diagnostic system on a 1992 Volvo 940 wagon.  It was located underneath the hood, inside a plastic cover, with six little holes for each one of the six digits, along with a cheap plastic wand. What came out was morse code. Three little reds, stop. One […]

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Flashes and pulses. I was staring at an archaic diagnostic system on a 1992 Volvo 940 wagon.  It was located underneath the hood, inside a plastic cover, with six little holes for each one of the six digits, along with a cheap plastic wand. What came out was morse code. Three little reds, stop. One […]

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Piston Slap: Pay No Attention to that Minder behind the Curtain! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/piston-slap-pay-no-attention-to-that-minder-behind-the-curtain/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/piston-slap-pay-no-attention-to-that-minder-behind-the-curtain/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2012 11:12:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=440223   Bryan writes: Sajeev, I bought a salvage-title 2007 Honda Fit with 73k miles. Since then I’ve put 10k miles on it. The owner’s manual has no maintenance schedule. Instead, everything is driven by the “maintenance minder”. A small display shows alphanumeric codes when certain conditions are reached. For example, the “1A” service is oil, […]

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  Bryan writes: Sajeev, I bought a salvage-title 2007 Honda Fit with 73k miles. Since then I’ve put 10k miles on it. The owner’s manual has no maintenance schedule. Instead, everything is driven by the “maintenance minder”. A small display shows alphanumeric codes when certain conditions are reached. For example, the “1A” service is oil, […]

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