My Check Engine light is on, but my car seems to be running okay. Is it ok to keep driving?
My blog earlier this month dealt with the trend of keeping older, low tech vehicles. Proof positive of this recent movement in car ownership is our long time customer, Bill Homans. Bill stopped by recently to celebrate his 2012 Kia Sedona reaching an impressive 450,000 miles! And those were not easy miles. Bill spends his time delivering flowers all over the Frederick area. That’s a lot of stopping and starting.
New automobile owner research shows that more and more people are hanging on longer to their old cars, choosing to keep them running instead of buying a new car right away.
Be sure that you know what your check engine light looks like and where it is located. The check engine light is located on your dashboard where the instrument lights are. Different cars use different identifiers, so be sure to check out your vehicle manual so that you know exactly what your check engine light looks like.
Summer is just a memory and Fall is fading fast. Soon it will be Thanksgiving – the most heavily travelled holiday of the year. With all the other vehicles vying to get to Grandma’s house faster than everyone else, it is important to make sure that your car is holiday road trip worthy. Be proactive and contact BA Auto today to set up a pre-holiday inspection.
Sometimes, being a good auto repair technician means channeling your inner Agatha Christie and solving a mystery. This is precisely what happen to us recently when one of our customers brought in his car, complaining of smelling a strange odor.
Unless you’re are a certified automotive technician, the era of servicing and making repairs to your car on your own are over. Today’s vehicles are just too complex for DIYing.
What Does It Mean When The Check Engine Light Comes On? Brian England, Wed, Sept 5th, 2019 Sometimes it’s as easy as a gas cap that doesn’t seal properly. I can’t remember how man times I’ve told one of our customers: “You’re so lucky it’s just the gas cap not sealing.” Fixing the gas cap […]
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