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check-engine-light_1Don’t Ignore Engine Management Lights on Your Dashboard

Occasionally, a light will appear on your dashboard. These lights are in place to warn you when there is a problem with the vehicle, such as there being a problem with the oil pressure or that the washer fluid needs replacing. However, one of these lights seems to cause more concern among drivers than others and that’s the engine management light. This appears when there is a problem with the engine control unit and it highlights when something isn’t quite right.


What Does the Engine Management Light Mean?

If you have been driving for a number of years, you may have seen the engine management light appear on the dashboard of your vehicle. However, the chances are you weren’t sure why it was showing or how to fix the issue. Luckily, you’re not alone and a lot of people don’t know too much about the engine lights on their dashboard. Though there are specific lights for specific problems, the engine management light covers a lot more. When the engine management light appears, it’s not the end of the world and there’s no need to stress out immediately. After all, the problem could be minor. Some of the common reasons for the engine management light to appear are:


  • An Emissions System Fault
  • A Fault With the Mass Airflow Sensor
  • An Ignition System Fault
  • A Loose Petrol or Diesel Cap


However, there are also other reasons for the engine management light to appear. This is why it’s so difficult to know initially what’s causing the problem and whether or not it’s serious. When the engine management light appears, it’s best to seek the help of a professional. By doing so, the problem can be fixed quickly and effectively.


If you are concerned about the way your vehicle engine is operating or if you need to book it in for a service, look no further than Vulcan Motors. At Vulcan Motors, we offer a range of services and guarantee an unmatched service. Contact Vulcan Motors today on 01252 870 818. Alternatively, talk to a member of the team via the online contact form.

Our customer commitments

All members undergo an ongoing programme of rigorous quality and performance checking. As customers of a Bosch Car Service Code of Practice network garage, you’re assured of:

  • You’re treated with fairness and respect
  • Our billing is clear and uncomplicated
  • Your work is carried out in a timely fashion
  • We won't try to sell you unnecessary parts, services, or guarantees
  • If you have a complaint, it will be dealt with fairly and quickly
  • We always use like-for-like quality parts
  • Repairs will be conducted in line with manufacturers’ recommendations
  • When we promote or advertise ourselves, we will be honest and truthful

If you feel let down in any way, you can appeal to the Bosch Car Service Code of Practice network adjudication panel for further help. As members of the network, we’re bound to follow any rulings laid down.

Find Us:

Vulcan Way
Sandhurst, Berkshire
GU47 9DB

Our Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8AM - 5:30pm
Saturdays: 9AM - 1pm

Our range of services

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The Foxy Lady female friendly network of approved garages and car dealers ensures that its member “never overcharge, patronise, or sell women services they don’t need”.

Foxy Lady’s nationwide team of inspectors monitor standards and compliance through member feedback. In 2015, the Foxy Lady network received the “Outstanding Contribution to the Motor Industry” award.

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Call us on 01252 870 818 or, if you’re passing, pop in, say hello, and book a date and a time to suit you.
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