The best way to keep away from engine repairs is to make sure that you keep up with consistent engine maintenance. This factor alone is the key to extending the lifespan and overall engine performance of your vehicle. Staying up to date and inspecting components such as changing out spark plugs, head gaskets, fuel injection systems, etc. can ensure that you find, or fix an issue before it becomes a fatal problem for your engine.
What signs should you look for if you think you need an engine repair? First, let’s take a look at how an engine runs to understand some of the possible diagnostics that we see often. An engine runs off of a mixture of fuel and air that is then inducted through the cylinder during the intake process. After the compression of the piston, the fuel and air mixture ignite, causing a combustion that then powers the engine to propel your car. Vehicles are made up of a wide variety of different systems that work together in order for your car to run efficiently. Many of these systems are connected to the engine, which is why keeping up with your engine maintenance can often help you stay ahead of engine repairs!
When you come into Auto brokers of Colorado you can have peace of mind knowing that ASE-certified engine mechanics who specialize in preventive care, and engine diagnostics will be handling your vehicle from start to finish. There are many different reasons why you might need engine maintenance, it could just be that a part needs to be replaced, or it could be a deeper internal engine problem. Either way, we will first check the fault codes generated by the onboard diagnostics system and do a visual inspection. With this, Our Denver mechanics are able to make a much more educated prediction on what is causing the issues or whether or not you’re going to need minor or major engine repairs done.
It is very important to listen to your vehicle when you suspect an issue, this could be the difference in saving you thousands of dollars. Vehicles come with very advanced computer monitoring systems that are able to notify the driver when issues are detected by the computer and receive the data that is read by sensors. This data is what fires the signal to turn on the check engine light. Thanks to this warning our engine mechanics are able to connect to this computer with their own top-of-the-line diagnostic tools to perform a full and thorough check on what possible engine repairs are needed
By paying attention to the warning that your vehicle is showing you, you may be able to stop a problem before it becomes a costly engine repair. Note that if the light is blinking, pull your vehicle over and call us immediately as it could be a serious problem needing immediate and emergency repairs. If the light is just illuminated, the problem is most likely less server, but could very quickly turn into a more serious engine repair if prolonged.
For any questions you have concerning the performance of your engine contact us today!