Engine diagnostics play a crucial role in the overall performance of your engine and vehicle. Diagnostics allow a mechanic to identify potential problems and repair them quickly and efficiently. As technology advances, so do the electronics in your vehicle. Your check engine light is on, but what does that mean? Our computerized diagnostic testing can solve the check engine light puzzle. There are many circumstances that may cause a check engine light to illuminate, and it is important to address these issues early. Otherwise, there is a higher risk of more serious complications.
Our mechanics provide maintenance services along with up-to-date, industry-leading computer diagnostic testing. Our testing capabilities are not limited to engine trouble code reading, but analyze transmission and anti-lock braking systems as well. Do you have an unfamiliar light on your dash? Stop in to have one of our technicians get you back on your way, worry free. These checks include:
- Battery and Charging Systems
- Engine Vacuum
- Ignition System
- Abs Trouble Codes
- EGR Valves
- Emission System/Sensors and much more!
Although check engine lights are important reminders to get a vehicle serviced, they shouldn’t be the only reminder. A car can have numerous problems and the check engine light never indicate an issue. This doesn’t necessarily mean the light is defective or broken; some vehicle issues simply do not automatically trigger the error light. Ultimately, there are countless factors that affect a car’s operation and all drivers should be aware of how their car is performing. If you notice an unusual noise or feel something is off while you’re driving, feel free to stop by and let us take a look. Small problems can quickly turn into large ones. Many times when the small things are noticed and quickly brought to the attention of an experienced mechanic, it can save a lot of headache down the road.
Even though the check engine light is a reminder to get your vehicle serviced, it is advised to have your engine diagnostics checked at least once a year. There is a lot that goes into a car’s operation, and vehicles require regular service. It is common to only get a vehicle serviced when there is a problem, but routine check-ups can detect problems early and help keep your car operating at it’s top performance. Whether your check engine light is on, or you hear an unfamiliar noise and want to get it looked at, Forester’s Tire & Auto Repair
has the equipment, experience, and dedication to provide the top service to you and your vehicle!