What is A Check Engine Light | GIC Car Clinic

Every vehicle made today comes equipped with an onboard computer diagnostic system that is always monitoring your car’s vast array of control systems, your engine and, of course, your transmission. This diagnostic system includes a check engine light to act as a warning to the driver that something is wrong with one the systems needed for the car to operate smoothly and efficiently. This light doesn’t indicate exactly what is wrong with your car, but it does point the mechanic in the right direction.

Because of the highly technical nature or today’s modern automobile, it is always best to leave the diagnosis of any automotive related issue up to the professionals at GIC Car Clinic in San Jose, California where it can be repaired properly and affordably.

If your check engine light comes on, it is indicating a problem with one or more of your vehicle’s sub-systems and it should be checked out as soon as possible. This changes if the check engine light starts to flash as this indicates a major problem that, if not repaired, will lead to a mechanical break-down and even more damage to your vehicle. Your safety and the safety of your family is too important to put off a repair when your check engine light comes on. You could end up stranded somewhere or worse, your car could shut down and cause you to be involved in an accident.

Not having your car checked out right away when you check engine light comes on won’t make the issue resolve itself, in many case it may exacerbate the problem causing further damage and costing you more money in the end. At GIC Car Clinic we know that it’s not easy to find the time to bring your car in for repair, but as well all know, it is a fact of life that cars break down and when they do, they need repaired. Why not bring your car in to the most trusted auto repair center in the San Jose area? Bring your car to GIC Car Clinic today and we’ll get you back on the road in no time.

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