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My Check Engine Light Is On, What Should I Do!?

You're driving along the Beltline, singing to the radio, and longing for being on the beach.

Out of the blue there it is … the orange shine of the check engine light (CEL). What do you do now?

Do you drive straight home? Pull off? Go Into A Frenzy?!

Just please, don't disregard it! The best thing to help keep away from an huge repair is to have it analyzed and repaired immediately. Not at all like your Maintenance light, which is set to go off at particular mileage intervals, the check engine light will go off when the vehicles PC distinguishes an issue.

While there are literally dozens of reasons your check engine light might be set off, however there's normally no compelling reason to freeze.

There are a couple of things to remember when your check engine light goes on.

No one likes to see their car's “Check Engine” light come on. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap.

Try and make sure to not disengage the battery. Try not to go to the closest part store and request that they stop it. The purpose behind this is the point at which your check engine light goes ahead the vehicles PC stores the information that may have made the light go ahead. This enables the technician to analyze the issue faster therefore getting you back on the road as soon as possible.

Ultimately, if your check engine light starts to glow, it is normally a sign that more harm should be possible by proceeding to drive it without repairing the issue. In the event that it has been on for some time, please give us a call or shoot us a email today!!

Madison, WI, USA

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