Pay Attention to Your Warning Lights
There can be many reasons why your dash is suddenly lit up by the dreaded check engine light, but whatever it is that caused the sensor to come on, you need to get to the bottom of it relatively soon. Ignoring it or putting it off may only make things a lot worse in the long run. A lot of times, it’s not a major problem anyway. It can be something as minor as a loose gas cap, or something to do with the spark plug wires. Generally, it has something to do with the catalytic converter or the mass airflow sensor. But it’s rarely extensive damage. It is significant to get it taken care of as soon as you can to diagnose the problem. Getting your vehicle inspected will prevent any further damage to the current situation or prevent additional problems from occurring. Having your sensor come on can actually get looked at as a good thing. Your vehicle is doing its job in letting you know there’s a problem.
If your check engine light came on, contact us at Beyer Kia Falls Church in Falls Church, VA, for some assistance.