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Engine Temperature Warning Light is on

If your Engine Temperature Warning Light is on My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Engine Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Engine Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our qualified mechanic will look to complete a thorough inspection of your vehicle's engine using the information or symptoms you have provided via the My Auto Shop platform. To complete this the mechanic will usually start by plugging into your OBDII port and completing a complete diagnostic scan. This will highlight any error or warning codes your vehicle has and will provide the mechanic with information they. need to fix your problem.

Depending on the symptoms the mechanic will take a good look at your vehicles:
- Drive & timing belts (cambelt, serpentine belts);
- Camshaft & crankshaft;
- Spark plugs; or
- Oil pan.

Before completing any repairs the mechanic will complete a quote and look for your approval.

When your Engine Temperature Warning Light is on its often as a result of a:

  • Low, leaking or old coolant
  • A defective thermostat that is stuck closed
  • A bad water pump
  • Radiator is clogged with debris
  • Radiator hoses have collapsed
  • Radiator cap is worn out or defective
  • Blocked coolant passages inside the engine
  • Cooling fan has failed
  • Low oil level
  • Blown head gasket
  • Bad temperature sensor, producing a false warning

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

PCV Valve Replacement

Your PCV valve sounds like a very complicated thing. In reality it just lets some pressure out of the engine. This pressure is built up due to the engine's rotations and heat, the PCV valve is responsible for venting this pressure into the intake.

Radiator Top Hose Replacement

In order for your hot coolant to make it back to your radiator, it has to flow through a thick rubber hose. This is the radiator top hose. Over time, due to the pressure of the cooling system, the high heats from the coolant, and general wear and tear, the hose breaks down and will need to be replaced.

New Fuel Filter

Much like when you drink clean water, your car responds best to clean fuel. If any contaminants get into the fuel line, injectors, and combustion chamber, it can lead to damages and other issues. The fuel filter, surprisingly, filters the fuel that comes from the fuel tank to the engine.

Oxygen Sensor Replacement

Due to modern environmental concerns, car manufacturers have brought a raft of measures to help lower carbon footprint - namely emissions. This is where the oxygen sensor comes in. This is a sensor that is connected to your exhaust manifold which detects the level of oxygen in your exhaust gas. This helps ensure that the car is running with the exact air/fuel ratio it needs for peak performance – in both power and efficiency.

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