The engine is your vehicle’s main source of power, and if not serviced and cared for properly, it can cause your vehicle permanent damage. To avoid an engine failure, you must watch for any sign that your engine needs repairs. If you spot the signs below, have the issue addressed by an automotive technician immediately.
Another way to keep your vehicle’s engine healthy and in good working condition is to schedule routine service and maintenance so that any preliminary issues can be caught and handled early. At Carotech Automotive we help Los Angeles area drivers take better care of their European car’s engines with complete maintenance & repairs.
Signs Your Vehicle’s Engine Needs Repairs
In order for you to keep your vehicle in working condition, it is important that you keep an eye out for any sign of your vehicle’s engine needing to be serviced or repaired. The following are signs that you need to take your vehicle into the shop for engine repairs:
- Check engine light is illuminated
- Knocking or tapping sound from hood when operating
- Vibrations in vehicle when operating
- Decreased gas mileage
- Increased exhaust smoke that is tinted black, white, or blue
- Reduced acceleration
- Vehicle dies while driving or in idle
- Puddle of fluid under vehicle
While there are a number of engine components that could be causing these signs, if not inspected and serviced immediately, you could be looking at engine failure and permanent damage to your vehicle that could put you and your passengers at risk. Pay attention to your vehicle and have it serviced immediately when showing signs of engine failure. This will help save you money in the long-term and keep you and others safe.
Our experts at Carotech Automotive and Tires specialize in engine services and repairs for a wide variety of European & Japanese brands including:
- Alfa Romeo
- Range Rover
- Smart Car
Lastly, we offer oil change services for Domestic vehicles, making sure you’re covered with quality service no matter what you drive.
Schedule Your Next Appointment Today
Your vehicle’s engine is essential to its ability to operate. At Carotech Automotive we understand that and will be sure to provide exceptional AAA-approved auto repairs to keep your vehicle’s engine healthy.
Our ASE-certified technicians serve vehicles in Los Angeles and its surrounding areas including:
Any service we provide you will be guaranteed under our 24-month/24,000-mile warranty so you know that you are ensured quality maintenance. If you are in or around the area and your vehicle’s engine is showing any signs of failure, make an appointment today with Carotech Automotive and we will keep your vehicle moving safely.