Check Engine Light Diagnostics
The Dreaded CEL
Your car is a complex machine requiring regular check-ups and maintenance to keep running smoothly. One of the most frustrating things that can happen is the dreaded check engine light (CEL) turning on. It’s a warning that something is amiss, but it doesn’t tell you exactly what’s wrong. Sometimes the issue is minor, while other times, the issue can be serious. Drop by our location anytime or contact us at (949) 642-7601 to schedule an appointment.
We Can Solve the Problems
When the check engine light turns on, a variety of services may be needed to diagnose the problem. These services involve testing the car’s computer system to see which component may be failing. One common problem that can trigger the check engine light is a faulty oxygen sensor. This sensor measures the amount of oxygen in the car’s exhaust system. When it fails, it can cause the fuel mixture to be too lean or rich, triggering the CEL. Another common issue involves the mass airflow sensor (MAF), which measures the air entering the engine. If this sensor is working incorrectly, it can cause the car to perform poorly, resulting in the CEL turning on. Another issue that can cause the CEL to turn on is a problem with the catalytic converter. This car part is responsible for lowering the emissions that your vehicle produces. If it fails, you may notice a drop in gas mileage, reduced power, or even the car quitting altogether. In this case, the CEL may turn on to warn you of the problem. When you think there’s an issue with your car, bring it to us at A & G Imports in Costa Mesa, CA. Our technicians are experienced in check engine light diagnostics and can properly diagnose and fix the issue. We offer a 24-month/24,000-mile warranty, and our shop is TECHNET certified, meaning we only use parts and fluids the manufacturer recommends.
Let Us Make the Diagnosis
Your car is an important investment, and vehicle maintenance should be a priority to keep it running at its best. Your car’s CEL can be a source of stress and frustration, but it’s important to have it diagnosed and repaired as soon as possible. A & G Imports can help ensure that your car is taken care of, and their experienced technicians can provide the necessary check engine light diagnostics needed to keep your car running at its best. Remember, proper maintenance is key to extending the life of your vehicle!