5 Common Reasons your Check Engine Light is On

Posted on November 2, 2015 by Lewis Automotive Inc in Auto Repair

You’re driving down the road and all of a sudden your check engine comes on. As it lights up on your dashboard your heart sinks. You stare at it and can feel your wallet getting lighter. Check engine lights are one of the most widely misunderstood warning lights for the simple reason that it could mean almost anything from a minor issue to a major problem.

If your check engine light starts blinking, pull over as quickly and as safely as you can. A blinking check engine light means there is a major failure happening and your car will not continue to run much longer. You’ll need to get it looked at immediately.

If your check engine light stays on, drive cautiously and get it to a service center as soon as possible. Here are five of the more common causes of check engine lights.

Written by Lewis Automotive Inc

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