Check Engine Diagnostics

If your check engine light is on in Santa Clarita then it is time to stop by Reeves Complete Auto Center. Your check engine light is a sign that something might be wrong with your vehicle. Don’t put off bringing your vehicle into the mechanics shop. It could cost you a lot more in the future.

Common Causes For The Check Engine Light To Come On

There are a lot of reasons that your check light might turn on, and you need to visit a qualified mechanic to properly diagnose the problem. Some of the most common causes for the check engine light to come on are:

  • Spark plugs are in need of replacement
  • Oxygen sensors
  • Mass airflow sensor
  • Faulty catalytic converter

There are a lot more reasons the light may have turned on, however. It is important to visit a shop that you can trust to make sure your problem is properly diagnosed and fixed.

To help prevent your vehicle from showing the check engine light is important to keep up with your vehicle’s regular and factory maintenance schedules.

To help prevent the light from turning on vehicle owners should also make sure to change their oil on a consistent basis.

Diagnosing The Problem

Modern vehicles are equipped with computers that log the output of sensors throughout your vehicle. A qualified mechanic is able to read these logs. This allows them to identify where in the system a fault has occurred. Once a part has been identified as faulty your local Santa Clarita mechanic will be able to begin work on replacing or repairing the damaged part.

Please contact us for any questions you may have about your automotive repair needs. For pricing, appointments, etc. call or email Monday through Friday 8am-5pm.

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