Diesel Particulate Filter Warning Light Is On (What Does It Mean?)

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Today’s diesel engines are far more complex than those of yesteryear. Though the principle of compression-ignited combustion remains unchanged, most modern diesel engines come equipped with an array of secondary components, intended to reduce noxious emissions output. While the notion behind the use of these components is novel, at times, such efforts prove problematic. Aftertreatment … Read more

Electronic Throttle Control Light On? (Here’s What it Means)

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During the development of the automobile, several different methods to control engine speed were utilized. Hand throttles were initially popular, but this method faded over time. Eventually the engine speed and car speed control became the work of the driver’s right foot. Thus the accelerator pedal (or gas pedal) emerged. It was connected to the … Read more

9 Causes of a Car Battery Light On While Driving

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When driving, it’s always important to pay attention to the signals your car is sending you. Many of these can be seen as glowing little symbols on the dashboard. But what should you do if the battery warning light comes on? Most modern vehicles have a 12 volt battery. Electric vehicles usually have one of … Read more

Low Oil Pressure Light Coming On (4 Common Causes)

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If you’ve checked your oil pressure switch or sensor and it appears to be in good condition but your oil pressure light is coming on, then it could be a problem with your engine that needs to be fixed right away. There are a variety of reasons for why the oil gauge won’t show the … Read more

5 Causes of an Airbag Light Coming On

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Airbags, which are part of a vehicle’s supplemental restraint system (SRS), are key safety and lifesaving components. The airbags show their real worth in case of an emergency or during any unfortunate road accident by saving the driver and the passengers from any serious injuries to head and other parts of the body and possibly … Read more