Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Monthly Archives: September 2019

Understanding BMW’s “Service Engine Soon” Light

What to Do There is nothing quite as stressful as driving down the road and hearing an unfamiliar “ding,” only to realize it’s your BMW’s check engine light. If you’re not used to the light (and hopefully, you aren’t), you may be unsure of how to handle the situation. Use this small guide from the pros at Central Import in Toronto, ON to help you determine what to do next. Deciding Whether to Pull Over Whether or not you pull over depends on what else is going on. If the light comes on but the car is driving well and there is no indication that the engine is overheating, it’s likely safe to keep driving until you get home. Most of the time, a “check engine” light coming on doesn’t mean the car is having an imminent problem but that one could be on the horizon. You should still schedule service as soon as possible. Signs of Imminent Danger Sometimes, there is a serious and immediate danger when the light comes on. When this hap ... read more