Don’t ignore dashboard warning lights

February 5th, 2013 by

Dashboard warning lights can be frustrating. Sometimes, instead of putting us at ease, they cause us to worry about unwanted repair bills – especially when things seem to be working just as they should be.

A word of caution: That approach can backfire.

Putting off a small repair now can ultimately result in a more serious failure down the road. (Keep in mind, of course, that the more serious the problem, the more you’ll likely have to pay to get your car back in working order, too.)

So, what should you do if a dashboard light illuminates in your vehicle? Take your car into a reputable service department and have a certified technician diagnose the problem. It could save you a lot of money in the long run.