5 Possible Problems That Will Turn The Engine Light On

It's every driver's nightmare to see the engine light turn on. What does it mean? What do I have to do? What will it cost?! Don't panic. The engine doesn't have to be dangerous. Here are a few things it could mean:
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Faulty or Loose Gas Cap: This will increase emission and reduce gas mileage. Good news is that it's cheap to fix, almost nothing! A new cap costs about $3. If you are a car owner, you will most likely want to deal with such problems.

Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF Sensor): The fault is usually due to a missing or badly installed air filter. Prolonged use of a faulty sensor can cause a car to stall, increases emissions, and decrease mileage.

Spark Plugs and Wires: If the car jolts when accelerating, you need to check the wires and spark plugs. Most of the time it's a result of wear and tear.

Failed Catalytic Converter: When it fails, the car cannot run. Catalytic converter turns the unfriendly carbon monoxide gas emitted by the car to compounds that are harmless.

Oxygen Sensor: Most of the cars have 2-4 sensors. When not fixed on time. A broken sensor can lead to a faulty catalytic converter that is more costly to replace.

Having a vast experience in different models of cars, we are well equipped to take care of your automobile. Check in with Piazza Honda in Reading, PA whenever your engine light turns on, or for any car related needs.

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