What is the check engine light?

If the check engine light is on, it means that there is a problem. This could be many things, both small and large problems can trigger the check engine light. The gas cap may be loose, a failed sensor, wiring, connector, or even a larger engine problem.

How do I know I have a problem?

Check engine light on

Backfires, loud pop noise

Burning smell

Poor fuel mpg

Is this covered by our warranty?

1 hour repair time

Anytime the light comes on

What happens if I don't get the check engine light addressed?

The check engine light can mean any number of issues, it's always best to have it checked out as soon as possible. It can cause a loss in fuel economy getting fewer miles per gallon, damage to your spark plugs and catalytic converter, and your vehicle will not pass an emissions test.

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How to know

Here's some how-to's

Let's get started.

Our approach is simple. We help you get the most out of your car by matching your goals and mileage to create a personalized plan.

1. Get your car tested.

2. See a list of repairs.

3. Choose what's fixed.

Need help?

Give us a call.

Tell us—what are you experiencing? We’ll give you our recommendations, and if you choose, bring your car in and let us run a few tests.

Let us know that Otto sent you and we’ll give you a free hat!

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