Nissan Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
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Hello Deborah. Nice to hear from you today! I'm sorry to hear you are having this problem. I know this can be frustrating. Has anything been done to try and locate or resolve the check engine light malfunction in your Nissan?
Thank you for your reply and that information as this does help me better understand the situation. Please give me one moment to type out some info for you. I’ll be right back!
Thank you for holding Deborah!
The check engine warning light will come on in your Nissan anytime the engine computer detects an issue with one of the engine, transmission, or emissions-related components. There is a large number of different components that can create this issue from faulty sensors, wiring, or even engine or transmission component failure. In order to identify the fault so it can then be repaired properly what needs to be done is to have a fully compatible scan tool plugged into your vehicle's data port that can read all of the computers in your vehicle to see which fault codes are stored with this issue. Once this has been done the fault codes that come up can then be diagnosed to help pinpoint and repair this issue. This will require the use of a high-end scan tool that can read all of your vehicle's computers. If you do not have a scan tool to check the fault codes yourself a shop or dealer can check the fault codes as well as diagnose the issue for about a 1-hour labor charge (around $200). The cost to repair the problem varies as it depends on which component has failed that requires repair or replacement. As long as the vehicle is still running and operating properly without making any odd noises or causing any smoke concerns it should be o.k. to drive it for now. I do recommend having it looked into as soon as you can though.
As long as they perform vehicle diagnosis and repairs at the showroom then it would be a great idea to take it back to them to have it looked into and repaired.
You are most welcome Deborah!
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