Check Engine Lights

Service Engine Soon Light

Service Engine Soon Light

Reader Question Dear sir, I have a question regarding a service engine soon light for a Ford Mustang 3.8L V6 with 31,000 miles on it. My service engine soon light came on and so I thought it had to do with refueling and so I disconnected the negative terminal on the battery but it came […]

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Oil Pressure Light Troubleshooting
By September 10, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

Oil Pressure Light Troubleshooting

Reader Question Hi Austin I do have a car question on Acura Integra that has 374,595 miles on it! Hope it is okay to ask you here… I do trust my mechanic and have been going to him since 1999 when I got this car. It actually had only 35000 miles on it when I […]

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Check Engine Light Is On

Had a shop replace the spark plugs in 2005 Monte Carlo. Two days later the check engine light came on and was running rough, they checked it out and found they had put the wrong plugs in. They put the old plugs in but the check engine light still would not go out, their computer […]

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Volts Light On
By July 12, 2012 Read More →

Volts Light On

When I picked up my car from my mechanics shop, the VOLTS light came on immediately. The shop was closed and will not reopen until a week from Monday, and I desperately need my car and have little money. The repair that was done: The EGR valve was cleaned out so the check engine light […]

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My Check Engine Light Is Coming On

My Check Engine Light Is Coming On

Reader Question: My car check engine light has been on for two days. What should I do? Will I damage my car if I continue to drive it? Thanks, Shannon   Hi there Shannon, I get questions on check engine lights at least once a week. The dashboard on most cars is completely cluttered with […]

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Service Engine Soon Light Stays On
By February 28, 2012 Read More →

Service Engine Soon Light Stays On

I HAVE A CADILLAC AND THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHTS STAYS ON….DO YOU THINK THIS IS ANYTHING MAJOR….MY MOTHER PASSED AWAY LAST MONTH FOR IT WAS HER CAR AND I HAVE BEEN DRIVING IT SINCE THEN…..IT ONLY HAS 85,000 MILES …….THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR TIME… Debbie Howdy Debbie, The YELLOW check engine or service […]

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Honda Accord Check Engine Light On and Loss Of Power

Reader Question Austin, Hello and thanks for reading my email. My problem is related to a 1996 Honda Accord with 4 cylinder V-Tech with an auto transmission. The check engine light has just come on and the engine does not sound good at all. It has a rough idle and there is a noticeable loss […]

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By December 20, 2010 1 Comments Read More →

Check Engine Light Continues To Come Back On?

Reader Question Hi, you do a great service. Bottom line / this car has 110k miles on it and it runs great,. (its my “train” car) I live in upstate NY and the auto inspection system requires that no check engine light be on when doing the emission inspections, if it is, the inspection can […]

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