1 of 4: 4 DIY's You should Avoid (And Leave To The Pro's)
Updated: Jan 28, 2019
National chain parts stores paired with smartphone apps are making it possible for us layman to communicate directly to our cars computer. In many instances, this may seem like a layup, but up until recently we have seen some things go terribly wrong when drivers think they can deal with their check engine light, so please heed our warning!
The ❤️ of the problem: Check engine codes are vague and require knowledge and possibly sophisticated equipment to really get to the bottom of the issue. Don’t just hack into the motherboard and turn the light off thinking you will fix the problem. There could be so many different problems with similar symptoms. This is like trying to cure yourself with Web MD.
Let the pros read the codes, apply their education and experience to decipher the fault codes and get the root cause of the problem cured.