The Nelsons Automotive of Pewaukee Guide To Vehicle Diagnosis

Why is my check engine light on?

Modern Pewaukee vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.

Think about that for a minute – things that used to be controlled by simple mechanical connections now have electronic controls that rely on computers, software and sensors. It’s no wonder that when something goes wrong with their Sedan it can be pretty complicated for Pewaukee auto owners to track down the source of the problem.

To help your Nelsons Automotive of Pewaukee technician figure out what’s wrong, your Sedan is equipped with on-board diagnostics. The Check Engine Light comes on to tell you there’s a problem and the engine management computer stores a trouble code. Your Friendly and professional Nelsons Automotive of Pewaukee tech connects a scan tool to your vehicle’s diagnostic port and retrieves the trouble codes as well as other important data.

Trouble codes are like clues for the Brookfield technician to follow as he diagnoses what’s wrong with your Sedan. In a way, it’s like going to your Pewaukee doctor with a problem. She’ll run some additional tests and gather the information she needs to make a diagnosis and form a treatment plan. How much a vehicle diagnosis costs at Nelsons Automotive of Pewaukee in Pewaukee depends on how much time it takes to sort out the symptoms and find the underlying problem.

Give us a call

Nelsons Automotive of Pewaukee
262-691-7113
N49W22900 Commerce Center Dr
Pewaukee, WI 53072
www.nelsonsautomotive.com

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