What Your Check Engine Light Is Telling You

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Most drivers have experienced the sinking feeling associated with seeing a car check engine light come on. It appears in an alarming shade of red or yellow, warning of a problem detected by on-board computer circuitry. It’s not meant to be ignored, but some people do their best to dismiss it, believing or rather hoping the problem is something trivial and will somehow miraculously disappear. They get into the habit of living with the engine light on, a habit that’s not only wrong but potentially dangerous. While true that this warning light equates to a mysterious question mark of trouble, it’s designed this way for a reason; people can’t  figuring out engine problems while driving in heavy traffic. A great many drivers also simply don’t want to deal with mechanical issues, treating the domain of the engine compartment as foreign territory best left to a mechanic. There’s nothing wrong with …