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What Is a Check Engine Light?

What Is a Check Engine Light?

What Is a Check Engine Light?


Do I have a major problem or a minor one?

Check Engine lightWhen you're driving along and see this icon, and hear the chime, what do you do? Most drivers aren't sure what to do, or what the light even means. This light may be the most misunderstood light in your dash and can be caused by many different things. At our Richmond area Dodge service center, we want you to stay safe and sound- so here are some things your Check Engine Light may be trying to tell you.

Your car's onboard diagnostic system (OBD) is constantly monitoring your vehicle to make sure the all electronically controlled systems in your vehicle are working properly. By doing so your car is making sure that your engine produces peak power, getting the proper fuel economy, and not polluting the environment. When your check engine or service engine light comes on, it may be something as simple as a faulty gas cap. It may also indicate that there is a system that has failed and needs attention. When the light comes on, it stores codes that can be read by our Fredericksburg RAM repair facility that will point the technician in the right direction to start diagnosing the cause of the problem.

What do I do now that the light is on?

When the check engine light, or service engine soon, the light comes on in your vehicle Safford recommends first to check your gas cap and make sure that it is on securely. If it was loose properly tighten it and give the vehicle a drive cycle or two to reset the monitor. If the gas cap was already tight, and all other gauges in the vehicle read normally, and your vehicle seems to be operating correctly, call your local service facility and make an appointment to have them run a diagnostic on your vehicle. In the rare cases that your check engine light is flashing red, we suggest you take as much load off the engine and find a safe place to pull over and call roadside assistance. Don’t take your beloved car, truck, van or SUV to a second-rate service center- schedule your appointment with us right on our website and we’ll have your vehicle like new in no time!

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