There are about 20 million people driving around at this moment with their check engine light on. Are you one of them? You may be wondering what does this mean and how much is it going to cost you? This light can mean one of the most expensive parts of fixing an engine, a bad catalytic converter or one of the most inexpensive like a loose gas cap. As much as you want to ignoring this check engine light can be one of the worst things you would do. Instead, take the time to go to a dealership and have an engine diagnosis.
If the light turns on there is a chance your engine is releasing too many pollutants into the air and needs to be replaced. With one in ten percent of all cars with their check engine light on and on average waiting three months to have it checked can be very harmful for the environment. Ignoring your engine problem can sometimes only worsen the problem and create for a more costly repair.
CarMD has published the most common Check Engine light codes up to 2010 and what each average problem should cost. Common problems with engine when gas light comes on:
- Loose gas cap
- Spark plug wires
- Mass air flow sensor
- 02 sensor
Currently, the Economy Nissan Dealership in Durango, CO near Aztec, NM, is offering an engine light special until the end of the month. Now until November 1, 2013, receive 10% off of diagnosis services at the Economy Nissan Dealership exclusively. Feel free to set up an appointment online. This winter, take control of your vehicles health and do not let it control you. Remember to like the Economy Nissan dealership on Facebook and Twitter for even more savings and helpful tips!