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 ...