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Help! My Hyundai Check Engine Light is On!

Oh, no! Your Hyundai check engine light is on! What do you do? Do you pull over and call a tow truck? Is it that serious? Well, that might be an overreaction. Unfortunately, we’ve found that some Laurel drivers go to the other extreme, that is, to ignore their Hyundai Elantra check engine light altogether.

While the light is usually not an indication of an immediate problem, it’s best to consult our service department before the issue causing the light becomes a major problem. Read below to find out what may be causing your Hyundai Sonata check engine light to toggle on.

Why Your Hyundai Check Engine Light is On

There are multiple reasons why your Hyundai Elantra check engine light may be on. Some of them are more serious than others. Here’s a list of the most common causes:

Why Your Hyundai Sonata Check Engine Light May Be On

  • Your engine’s electrical system is malfunctioning.
  • The emission control system is malfunctioning.
  • Your gas tank is empty or almost empty.
  • Your gas cap is not screwed on or not tight enough.

What to Do if Your Hyundai Check Engine Light is On

If your Hyundai Elantra check engine light is on, don’t panic! Follow this list of things you should do and keep in mind:

  • Check your gas gauge.
  • Check your gas cap. You may have left it at that Big Timber gas station.
  • Slow down. High speeds can make whatever issue is causing your Hyundai Sonata check engine light to flash even worse.
  • Do not just disconnect and reconnect the battery. This may turn the light off temporarily, but will not address the root cause.
  • Do not ignore the light. Your Hyundai check engine light is there to make you aware of minor issues before they become serious.
  • Schedule a service appointment. The experts in the Underriner Hyundai service department will be able to diagnose the problem in a very short amount of time.

Trust Your Car to the Pros at Underriner Hyundai of Billings

We make it easy to get your car serviced, and we’ll fix it right the first time. You can even schedule an appointment online. While you’re here, check out our service specials. We’re just a short drive away from Livingston. So, drop by or contact us today!

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