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What Should I Do If My Check Engine Light is Flashing?

What Should I Do If My Check Engine Light is Flashing?

The check engine light is the most fearful thing to come across in your car. This light is a telling sign that something is very wrong with your engine, and the truth is the average person can not simply diagnose it. Check engine lights could mean a handful of things, but don't worry, we can figure it out for you at Central Import. Your only task is to determine whether the light is steady or flashing because that ultimately dictates the severity of the problem.    Flashing vs. Non-Flashing Check Engine Light In some cases, the engine light will light up but not blink. That means there is a persisting issue with the endine; however, it does not require immediate attention. Nevertheless, do not take the situation "light"ly (no pun intended). It is highly frowned upon to ignore the light, as the problem could escalate quickly. The next thing you know - it will turn into a flashing light.   A blinking check engine light is a cause for concern. If you catc ... read more