Does your vehicle have a dashboard check engine light illuminated? If so, this isn’t a reason to panic, but your vehicle has a problem that requires corrective maintenance. We recommend scheduling a check engine light diagnosis service promptly. Putting off a check engine light increases the risk of more severe damage and costly repairs. Schedule a check engine light diagnosis service today at one of the four Briggs of Fort Scott locations.
The check engine light is a dashboard lamp illuminated by the onboard diagnostic system’s computer. The onboard diagnostic system has sensors positioned throughout your vehicle, monitoring air, fluids, temperatures, electronics, and more. A lit check engine light signals that a sensor positioned within a primary system or component has detected a problem. A check engine light diagnosis is necessary for problem confirmation and formulating the most efficient corrective repair plan.
We understand that some drivers take advantage of local parts stores extracting the check engine light trouble code; however, a highly trained technician is required to interpret the code and recommend the necessary service. Our certified check engine light diagnosis service begins with extracting the trouble code. A highly trained technician uses the trouble code to inspect the component and confirm the problem. This provides the qualitative information necessary for accurate and efficient repairs.
Check engine lights are increasingly likely with higher miles and are usually caused by minor components that have gone bad. Here is a sample list of what we commonly find causing the check engine light to illuminate: