Check Engine Light – Akron, OH

Check Engine Light in Akron, OH - David’s Garage

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Seeing your check engine light turn on as you are driving down the road is a source of stress for many car owners. That’s because many people aren’t sure exactly what this light does, or what you should do if it illuminates! The friendly team here at David’s Garage is happy to answer all of your auto repair questions and shed some light on this important part of your vehicle’s dashboard.

What does it mean when my check engine light turns on?

Your car’s check engine light is a warning light. It is connected to your vehicle’s computer system, monitoring many different systems in your car’s engine and beyond. When this light comes on, it is alerting you that something is wrong, or is about to be wrong, with one of the important systems in your car. This is why it’s important to bring your automobile to your trusted auto repair shop in Akron as soon as this warning light is displayed.

Why should I take my car to a mechanic when my check engine light comes on?

Your check engine light is there to help you. Many times it is letting you know that something in your vehicle is about to break, but is not completely broken. Don’t drive around with your check engine light on! Taking your car in sooner rather than later can save you time, money and stress. Something that is about to break can be taken care of with a simple maintenance service, and on average maintenance services costs much less, and take much less time to complete, than a major repair. If you ignore your check engine light and continue to drive your car, it could cause further damage, requiring more major car repairs. The sooner you take your vehicle in to get looked at by an automotive professional, the better of you will be.

We’re here to help with all of your check engine light needs in Akron.

When you see your dashboard light up, save yourself the time, money and hassle, and take your vehicle to David’s Garage, we’re the check engine light specialists in Akron! Our experienced mechanics are highly skilled, ASE Certified Technicians, ready to help you with all of your check engine light needs. We have the latest diagnostic equipment to correctly read the codes from you car’s computer system that caused you check engine light to turn on. Once we read these codes, we will let you know the diagnosis and be happy to discuss with you the different options we can take to properly repair your vehicle. We’re dedicated to making your time with us fast and convenient, helping you and your car get back on the road quickly and safely.

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