Why You Shouldn’t Ignore A Blinking Check Engine Light

StreetfighterM… - February 11, 2021

If there’s one thing that you, as a car owner, wouldn’t want to see come to life on your instrument panel, it would have to be the check engine light.

After all, a blinking check engine light indicates nothing but trouble for your car. It was put there specifically to serve as your warning that there’s something wrong somewhere.

The moment you see the check engine light on, you must immediately bring it in for a car diagnostic test. www.streetfightermotorsports.com/check-engine-light-in-phoenix-fast-car…

Unfortunately, some car owners ignore a blinking check engine light, especially if their vehicle is working just fine and there’s no obvious sign of a problem.

For a car owner, ignoring a blinking check engine light would be a fatal mistake.

Once your check engine light starts blinking, it is telling you that a situation that could lead to a damaged catalytic converter is developing.

The best thing to do once the check engine light starts flashing is to pull over and shut the car down as soon as possible.

If your trusted car shop is somewhere near, you can still drive your car there to get a car diagnostic test done.

Check the infographic above to see what a diagnostic test can do for your car.

About the Author

Lauren Bricks is the Content Specialist for Streetfighter Motorsports LLC www.streetfightermotorsports.com, a family-operated car audio and accessory installation, sales and customization facility located in Phoenix, Arizona. She loves cars and although she spends much of her week writing about them, she still finds the time to hop onto the second-hand Corvette convertible her dad gave her for her 25th birthday and drive to the countryside with the top down.