How to Check & Repair an Engine Light in an Auto?

Answer Check engine lights are federally mandated and required in vehicles. The check engine light (which in some vehicles is called the service engine light) may appear when your car's computer system ha... Read More »

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How to Repair a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer Check Engine Light?

Your 2006 Chevy Trailblazer's "check engine" light comes on when there is a problem with the sensors on the vehicle. The engine codes can be read with an onboard diagnostic scan tool. This scan too... Read More »

How to Repair the Check Engine Light on a 2002 Honda Civic?

The check engine light comes on when an error is detected within your car. The Onboard Diagnostic II (OBD II) system, which was standardized in cars manufactured starting in 1996, stores trouble co... Read More »

How Do I Check the Check Engine Light on a 2003 Chrysler Town and Country 3.8L?

Chrysler's 2003 Town and Country is a large-sized minivan with front-wheel drive. The 3.8-liter is the standard engine size, with a 20-gallon tank that gets 23 miles to the gallon on the highway. T... Read More »

What to Check First When a Check Engine Light Comes on?

There are hundreds of reasons why a "Check Engine" light may come on in your vehicle. Since the implementation of On-Board Diagnostics II (OBD II) in 1996, diagnosing the reason through the compute... Read More »