Monthly Archives: November 2020

How You Can Handle The Check Engine Light

What to Look For Few things can ruin a pleasant drive quicker than the check engine light. That comfortable, relaxing drive can quickly transition into panic and stress once the light is triggered. But at Kirkwood Auto Center, we think the check engine light is misunderstood. The light actually provides you with a decent amount of information so you’ll know what to do next, as long as you know how to read it. Do you see the check engine light in your vehicle? Are you unsure of what to do next? We’re here to help with just that, as we’ll show what you need to look for whenever you see this warning light! Is The Light Steady or Flashing? When you see the check engine light, first pay attention to how it’s lighted. Is the light steady, or is it flashing? By understanding this, you’ll quickly know what you need to do next. If you see the light steady, that means there is a small problem going on in your vehicle. Technically, your vehicle is fine for the time b ... read more