Yearly Archives: 2019

Common Engine Light Causes

Common Engine Light Causes Is This Why Your Light Is On? The service engine light coming on may be a nuisance, but it’s a simple way of letting you know that something is wrong and you need to check it out. It could indicate anything from a small part that needs to be replaced to major damage. However, these are the most common reasons your check engine light turns on. Gas Cap On one side of the spectrum of repairs is the gas cap. It could be loose, broken, or missing. Without proper sealing of the gas tank, fuel can evaporate, leading to more trips to the gas station and less money in your wallet. It can also allow dangerous fumes to escape into your garage when your car is parked. As far as fixes go, this is one of the simplest. Tighten the cap in place and you’re good to go! Spark Plugs or Plug Wires The ignition coil sends a spark to the spark plugs through wires to cause combustion. If either the plugs or the wires are faulty, other parts ... read more