Check Engine Light Diagnostics in Midvale, Utah
Professional Diagnostics and Repairs
Understanding the Check Engine Light
The check engine light (CEL), also known as the malfunction indicator lamp, is a warning light that appears on a vehicle’s dashboard when a problem is detected via the onboard diagnostics system (OBD-II). The OBD-II system monitors the functions of various vehicle systems via sensors. If it notices an issue, it illuminates the CEL and generates a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) that details the problem area. The DTC can only be read using a diagnostic scan tool, which will then be used to identify the exact problem. A wide range of issues, including a loose gas cap or a faulty oxygen sensor, can trigger the check engine light. You should bring your vehicle in for check engine light diagnostics immediately, as continuing to drive can cause further damage and potentially lead to more costly repairs in the future. Precision Automotive of Utah in Midvale uses specialized diagnostic tools to troubleshoot the issue and provide the correct fix. Reach out to our team today to learn more!