An illuminated check engine light on your Mini indicates a problem has been detected. It can be something simple or a major headache. Not knowing the severity of the problem can be stressful.
When the light is triggered, it is important to have the problem diagnosed right away. At Master’s European and Japanese Auto Repair, our technicians will inspect your Mini and run a diagnostic scan to determine the exact issue.
The check engine light is there to warn you when a problem has been detected.
When the check engine light is constantly lit, your Mini has detected a problem. Call your mechanic as soon as possible to make an appointment.
When the engine light is flashing, there is an emergency. Safely pull your car off to the side of the road and turn it off. Call for a tow to a trusted shop. Do not continue to drive your car. Doing so can lead to major, irreparable engine damage.
Many issues can cause your check engine light to illuminate. The following are the most common reasons:
Your check engine light can be triggered by many different issues. A solid light usually means the issue can wait until seen by a shop as soon as possible. If the light is flashing, it means that a major problem has been detected and you should turn off your engine and call for a tow.
No matter what issue your Mini has detected, it is important that you have it checked out right away. Ignoring the issue can lead to a bigger problem and higher service bills.
At Master’s European and Japanese Auto Repair, our technicians will run a diagnostic scan that will generate one or more trouble codes. These codes will provide us with the information needed to repair your car quickly to get you back on the road safely with confidence.
If your check engine light is on, come see the experts at Master’s European and Japanese Auto Repair. Master’s European and Japanese Auto Repair, proudly services drivers in the Corte Madera, Larkspur, Sausalito, Tiburon, and Mill Valley, CA, areas. Call us today to book your appointment at (415) 383-2382 or stop by and see us at 111 Camino Alto, Mill Valley.