The solution to this warning light may be simpler than you think.
It happens to the best of us. We’re driving along and everything is fine and dandy. Then you see it… The orange-red glow of the Check Engine light. Suddenly, your heart sinks and you wonder how much repairs are going to cost you.
Before panic sets in and you stop your car in the middle of the road to check plugs, here’s what you need to do if your car’s check engine light comes on.
It could just be your gas cap.
A loose, cracked, or faulty gas cap can cause fuel to evaporate, therefore prompting your check engine indicator to light up. Pull over when you can, safely, and make sure that your gas cap is on tight.
Your spark plugs or plug wires need to be replaced.
Your spark plugs ignite the air and fuel mixture in the combustion ...
The holidays are a time of fun and connection, but it is important that proper safety measures be taken so that no unpleasant surprises pop up. Aside from taking general safety precautions, there are a few that are specific to each holiday. Thanksgiving concerns generally involve kitchen accidents, for example.
This Thanksgiving, enjoy your holiday and ensure that everyone stay safe by following these tips:
Keep pets and small children out of the kitchen
Make sure that pathways and driveways are free of ice and snow
Read all of the directions on any unfamiliar appliance or recipe
Prevent the kitchen from getting too crowded
Always give a verbal warning when transporting hot food or pans
Designate at least one adult to remain sober if children are present
Have a plan for ensuring that no one who has been drinking drives
Of course, make sure that all of these safety tips are complemented by a comprehensive homeowners' and/or umbrella ...