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Why is the Check Engine Light On?

Why is the Check Engine Light On?

Nothing is more frustrating than a relaxing drive to clear your mind when the check engine light randomly comes on. It’s vibrant, it’s orange, and it completely commands your attention. It’s one of the few dashboard lights that almost immediately gives drivers anxiety. The check engine light doesn’t just go away with time; it needs to be addressed. The check engine light can sometimes be triggered by something small requiring a quick-fix or a more significant mechanical issue. What causes the check engine light to come on randomly? Below are a few common triggers:   The Fuel Cap is Loose.  If you just recently made a trip to the gas station, a loose fuel cap could be triggering your check engine light. If the fuel cap isn’t tightly secured, gasoline fumes can leave the fuel tank. Sometimes a gas cap can become worn and may need to be replaced. Most automotive shops have universal-fit fuel caps that are relatively inexpensiv ... read more

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