Check Engine Light Repair in San Carlos, CA
Check engine light illuminated on your dashboard does not bring a happy message, but at Toole’s Garage in San Carlos we can help. Whether it turns out to be the fuel cap, spark plugs, or major problems with the emission system, oue nationally ASE certified technicians will take good care of your vehicle, while our friendly service advisors can provide free Lyft ride so you can go about your day.
Our San Carlos auto repair shop provides full service auto maintenance and repair, so if your vehicle has the check engine light on, bring it to our shop. Our technicians will use their latest digital diagnostic tools to discover the root cause of the problem, and our service advisors will explain the repair options.
If the check engine light is flashing, we recommend that you pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so. Turn off the engine and have the car towed to an auto repair shop. If you drive when the check engine light is flashing it can result in severe damage to your vehicle.
Most often, the check engine light will come on, but will not be flashing. In that case, check if the car is driving normally – if it is, then it’s ok to drive it home. But we recommend that you make an appointment to have the problem diagnosed and repaired. If you continue to drive the car with the check engine light “on”, it may result in expensive damage to your vehicle.
Check engine light may come on for a wide variety of problems – mass airflow sensor problems, faulty EGR valve, faulty TPS ( throttle position sensor), faulty fuel injector, worn out spark plugs ( especially if you feel the engine misfire), up to and including catalytic converter failure.
When you bring your vehicle to our auto repair shop in San Carlos, we will perform diagnostics using professional, state-of-the-art digital tools, and we will provide you with a detailed explanation of what needs to be done and why. You can also expect friendly service as well as:
- 3 years / 36,000 miles nationwide warranty for your peace of mind
- In most cases, same day service completion
- Complimentary local Lyft for your convenience
- Original Equipment equivalent or better quality parts
- Complimentary Digital Vehicle Inspection with service or repairs
- Military and First Responder discounts
Toole’s Garage San Carlos can be a one-stop destination for all your automotive repair needs - we literally offer hundreds of maintenance and repair services. Check engine light repair is only one of them.
So whether your car is due to routine oil change, or if the infamous check engine light came “on”, give us a call. We are happy to answer any questions you may have, and we can make an appointment that fits your schedule – right away, while we are talking on the phone. We also offer online appointments on our website, if that is your preference.