When something is wrong with one of your vehicle's parts, it can be hard to tell right off the bat. Luckily, most cars, trucks, and SUVs come equipped with a system that alerts us when something is wrong. Through our dashboard lights, our vehicle will show us which area of the car needs to be inspected. Whether it's for your Acura, Audi, BMW, or Buick, these dashboard lights have mostly universal appearances.
However, sometimes it is not very obvious what this light is trying to tell us. One dashboard light that turns on when various parts are malfunctioning is the check engine light. If your check engine light is illuminated, it's important to determine whether it's solid, or flashing. Generally speaking, a steady check engine light does not mean the issue is immediately urgent (although you should still get the issue checked out ASAP), but if the light is flashing, you should pull over, and arrange to bring your car to an auto repair shop immediately. You may need to tow it in this case. If you are in Kissimmee, FL nearby, you can come to RepairTech Automotive and DIY. We will diagnose, and determine why your check engine light has turned on and fix the issue efficiently and skillfully.
Here are some reasons your check engine light may have turned on:
Oxygen sensor failure: Your vehicle's oxygen sensor measures the amount of unburnt oxygen in a car's exhaust system. If this sensor is failing, your engine will keep running but your vehicle will be burning more fuel than usual.
Loose fuel cap: This is one of the more common reasons for a check engine light to be illuminated. If your check engine light turns on right after you've filled your car, truck, or SUV with gas, it's possible that you just have a loose fuel cap or you forgot to screw it back on.
Catalytic converter failure: The catalytic converter turns the carbon monoxide produced during the combustion process into carbon dioxide. Catalytic converter theft is rampant. If it has been removed, your light will be illuminated, and your car will run extremely loud. We at RepairTech Automotive and DIY diagnose catalytic converter failure and many other exhaust issues.
Spark plug/ignition coil issues: An ignition coil generates electricity, the spark plugs need to ignite the air and fuel mixture in your vehicle's cylinders. If you have a diesel vehicle, you do not have spark plugs or ignition coils. If one, or multiple spark plugs or ignition coils are fouled out, or not functioning properly, we can repair them, and reset the check engine light
Bad spark plug wires: Some signs of bad spark plug wires include idling, a noticeable drop in engine performance, and the check engine light turning on. The issues will be similar for a bad spark plug. If you're unsure, contact RepairTech Automotive and DIY, and we can investigate, and diagnose all ignition system issues, and get you back on the road.
Mass airflow sensor failure: The mass air flow sensor monitors how much air enters the engine. If you are experiencing a rough idle or trouble starting, along with your check engine light, you can come to RepairTech Automotive and DIY so we can check out your mass airflow sensor.
We at RepairTech Automotive and DIY in Kissimmee are experts in all things auto repair. We've been fixing cars since 1998. Our service advisor and technicians have decades of combined experience, and pride themselves on exemplary service, as evidenced by our star rating from 161 happy motorists. We can perform a multitude of services on your vehicle, including Maintenance Service and Repair.
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To schedule an appointment with RepairTech Automotive and DIY in Kissimmee, give us a call at 407-348-3400 or schedule an appointment online at https://www.autorepair-tech.net/. RepairTech Automotive and DIY - We use our experience in dealerships, national chains, and independent shops to keep you informed and in charge..