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What Does a Check Engine Light Mean?

What Does a Check Engine Light Mean?

If you are asking what does a check engine light mean, it’s time to get your vehicle checked out by a professional because a check engine light means your car has a problem that could affect your car’s emissions systems. Ponder Auto Repair in Johnson City says the engine symbol on your dashboard will light up and either blink or remain constant, depending on the problem. The website >motorist.org explains if the vehicle’s problem is not an emergency but you should get your car in soon, the check engine light will be constant. However, when the check engine light blinks that means there could be a severe engine misfire and that may mean unburned fuel is being dumped into the exhaust system. If that happens it can raise the temperature of the catalytic converter so much that it causes damage and that can mean an e ... read more

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