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Will it Damage my Engine if I Continue to Drive my Car with the Check Engine Light On?

Will it Damage my Engine if I Continue to Drive my Car with the Check Engine Light On?

Every car has an inbuilt computer that uses notifications to alert you of a problem in any part of the vehicle. Therefore, none of the warnings are optional. The check engine light is one of these notifications and is usually located just below the steering wheel. The problems are stored in a trouble code that can be decoded by an electronic scan tool. Can I Drive with the Light On? The action to take when the 'Check Light' illuminates depends on the behavior of the light. If the light flashes for more than six seconds, the problem could be a major one, and you should stop to check the car. In most cases, you will notice a problem with the vehicle. However, if the light does not flash, you can keep driving if the vehicle is not having operational issues. Make sure that a mechanic has diagnosed the problem and fixed it as soon as possible. What are the Reasons for the Check Engine Light Illumination? The check engine light could illuminate f ... read more

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