Check Engine Light
What Caused My Check Engine Light to Come On?
Your check engine can come on for any number of reasons. If the check engine light is flashing, pull over and shut off the vehicle to avoid damage to the engine. If it needs to be towed, we can help arrange it for you through our preferred service provider. We can determine if the vehicle is safe to drive. Your vehicle’s internal computer, on-board diagnostics monitors many systems within your car, including everything from your catalytic converter to your emissions system, multiple sensors, fuels system readings, misfires and more. If your check engine light has come on, we suggest you bring your vehicle to Coopers Auto Repair Specialists in Tacoma, Washington. Let our ASE Master Technicians diagnose the problem using state-of-the-art, dealership-quality diagnostic equipment so we can guide you through the right repair as easily as possible.
Avoiding Common Trouble Codes
The most common problem that will trigger your check engine light would be your gas cap. If your cap is loose or damaged vapors leak and throw off fuel systems readings. The next common culprit would be your catalytic converter. With regular maintenance, your catalytic converter should never fail. Our Service Team is happy to schedule a digital inspection on your vehicle today and guide you through the maintenance needed to avoid unexpected vehicle trouble. The road to safe travels begins at Coopers Auto Repair Specialists, you can find us at 1718 103rd Street East across from The Family Movers. We look forward to seeing you soon!