When the warning lights on your car dashboard light up unexpectantly, it often causes immediate stress. Whether you are concerned about if the car is still safe to drive, how you are going to get around for the day or how much the repair will cost, it is understandable why most people may be a little bit upset.
Luckily, most common car problems are easy to diagnose and a quick fix to have you driving again in no time.
If your car battery is the issue, it may be as simple as a jump start for your car to start running again with no further issue. If however, your battery has reached its lifetime of about 50,000 miles or 3 years, then you may need to replace your battery altogether. Changing out car batteries Winter Garden FLis a quick fix that will cost you a couple of hundred dollars, but often come with a several-year warranty.
If you have a flat tire, it will most often occur as the result of a collision with an object or a puncture hole. In both of these cases, a flat tire will not be an unexpected result. However, sometimes tires need air as part of the upkeep for normal wear and tear of driving. If your flat tire light comes on unexpectedly, it may very well be that with a little air pumped back into the tire that the problem is fixed and requires no further attention.
If you begin to hear your brakes squealing or feel as though your brakes are not responding as quickly as they should, there is a chance it may be time for new brakes to be installed. Unfortunately, there is no avoiding the fact that as you put more miles on your car, your brakes are used more and will begin to wear down over time and should be inspected by a mechanic.
If you have any doubts about the warning lights in your car, be sure to call a mechanic or roadside assistance to ensure your car is safe to drive.
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