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What can a check engine light mean?

What can a check engine light mean?

You are running late on a Monday morning, and you crank up your car only to have a "check engine light" dinging in your face. You wonder to yourself if this is something that should be taken to the mechanic right away or can it wait a while.

We've all been guilty of driving around for days or even weeks with our check engine light on. How do we know it is really important or just something minor like the low wiper fluid?

The check engine light can come on for various reasons, and it could be a minor or significant problem; if it comes on while driving, don't panic. Pay attention to how your vehicle is behaving. Use your senses and listen for any unusual sounds, watch for shaking, or surging. Do a brake and steering check. If nothing seems to be acting strange, then it is probably safe to drive it until you can get it into a mechanic.

Sometimes the light may come on after fueling if the gas cap is a little loose. Or it could mean your catalytic converter needs to be inspected. Either way, it is never a good idea to ignore the problem forever. It could lead to a severe problem by making whatever is wrong with your vehicle even worse.

When you have time, please take it to your mechanic, Accurso Auto Repair, and check out. They have the proper tools and state of the art technology to hook the car up and check the codes and diagnose it. Click here for a free estimate.

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What can a check engine light mean?

What can a check engine light mean?

You are running late on a Monday morning, and you crank up your car only to have a "check engine light" dinging in your face. You wonder to yourself if this is something that should be taken to the mechanic right away or can it wait a while.

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What is Apple Carkey?

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The future of the auto industry and Covid-19.

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The coronavirus brought the entire planet to an abrupt halt and profoundly impacted many industries across the globe. The automotive industry is no exception, and what happened this year in 2020 can have lasting implications for many years to come. 

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