Check Engine Light Archives - V&F Auto Inc

What Should I Do About An Overheating Engine?

Your engine’s temperature should be constantly, carefully controlled by a built-in thermostat. If any piece of the system malfunctions and your cooling system can’t offset that excess heat, your engine’s temperature will soar and could overheat—which can lead to costly repairs or irreparable engine failure. So, what should you do about an overheating engine? Here […]

Check engine light on? We can tell you what it is— and fast.

Seeing your check engine light on the dashboard is never a good feeling. When that indicator comes on, it means that something is going on under the hood—and it’s usually not something good. But, before you start to worry, you should investigate some of the most common causes behind your check engine light, to see […]

Signs of a Bad or Failing Muffler

In our last article, we talked about things to avoid that can make your muffler wear prematurely or become damaged. But, regardless of the precise cause, failing mufflers typically exhibit a few common symptoms to alert the vehicle’s owner that a problem exists and needs to be repaired. Below are a few of the warning […]

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

The orange, engine-shaped icon on your car dashboard is programmed to turn on when your vehicle senses something might be wrong. While most automobile owners panic when the check engine light turns on, it may not always mean you’re going to have to spend your next paycheck with a mechanic. In this article, we will […]

4 Simple Reasons Your Check Engine Light Could Be On

An ominous, yellow check engine light on the dashboard is never a good sign. Usually, when a warning light comes on, you’ll want to get to the mechanic right away to figure out what’s going on but, on occasion, this light can be fixed with a simple walk around your car. Here are a few […]