Merrillville and Schererville Auto Repair

Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monthly Archives: February 2022

5 Things That Can Cause Your Check Engine Light to Come On

5 Things That Can Cause Your Check Engine Light to Come On

Most drivers fear the check engine light, and it can come on your dashboard as a surprise for many reasons. Whenever you encounter this notorious yellow light, it's important that you have an automotive professional that you can count on to perform diagnostics and help you get down to the bottom of the problem. Staying informed about the check engine lights and what can cause them can save you from the stress and panic that often ensues most drivers. Here are five things that can trigger your check engine light to come on: MALFUNCTIONING OXYGEN (O2) SENSOR The oxygen (O2) sensor has the crucial function of measuring the amount of oxygen within your exhaust system. If your car is drinking up more gas than usual, you should have this sensor inspected. CLOGGED CATALYTIC CONVERTER The catalytic converter is an exhaust system component that helps turn toxic fumes into less harmful, breathable ones. Therefore, a failing cat can be incredibly dangerous for both you and your car. OLD ... read more