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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicPolls & Surveys · 3 weeks ago

Why do you ignore the check engine light?

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  • 3 weeks ago

    I would never ignore a check engine light.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    It's not my vehicle.

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  • audrey
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Because you know the garage is gonna rip you off for big bucks to fix it.

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  • P
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    It's just a software glitch

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  • Binks
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Because I have no check engine light, because I have no car.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    Well I sneakily got the e-check to pass 😉 and the issue isn't urgent (hopefully they are right Jesus)

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  • 3 weeks ago

    bahhhhh, its always blinks like that...........probably a short in the wiring........

    TRUE STORY........I once drove with a girlfriend to Washington DC  from NYC....with the oil light blinking the whole way.  I told her that means the car needs oil, and she said  NAHHHHHHHH,   it's always blinks like that. 

    I said,  that's because it's telling you the car needs oil. 

    She insisted I was wrong, and her father checked the car out and said the oil was fine, and it was the LIGHT that was faulty. 

    Ohhhh,   okay.    Your car , babe..........if you say so. 

    and about 30 ,miles outside of DC  her engine seized up and the car died on the highway.   We had to be towed, to the garage, where the car was pronounced dead and utter garbage. 

    I didn't say a word............   The Amtrak ride back was quite nice........

    far be it from me to correct a Know it all. 

    • .
      Lv 7
      3 weeks agoReport

      A blinking light means severe engine misfire and your catalytic converter is about to be destroyed, costing you 3000 dollars to replace.

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  • Kathy
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    I have never ignored it.

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  • .
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    I don't.  I go to an auto parts store, get a free code reading, and Google what the code means.  If possible, I order parts and replace them myself.  Otherwise, I take the car to my mechanic. 

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