Auto Tips for Your Check Engine Light

Auto Tips for Your Check Engine Light

Have you ever ignored your check engine light? Here are reasons to what may have triggered your check engine light to light up. 

auto body 1According to an article at, “Check Engine Light Concerns”

“Dealing with a check engine light on your vehicle’s dashboard can be frustrating. While the little light is meant to warn you of a problem – what the problem exactly is can be a mystery. Somewhere inside your vehicle, something happened to trigger the light.

Although you’ll probably have to take your car to the shop to get the exact answer, there are a few things you can do immediately after seeing the light turn on for the first time.

Get it checked out – If the check engine light turns on and you start noticing problems with your vehicle’s performance, take it to an auto service shop right away. In some cases, a yellow check engine light may indicate that a problem exists, but it’s not very urgent. Other times, a red check engine light or a blinking check engine light may occur. In those cases, the problem most likely requires immediate attention.

Check your gas cap – A missing or faulty gas cap can cause a check engine light to turn on. If the gas cap is missing or not secured properly, the pressure inside your gas tank is thrown off-kilter. To read the entire article click here:”

Are you dealing with check engine light problems? Head down to your local Reno auto repair shop and have Wayne’s Auto Center take care of you. 

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