Modern cars have computer systems that do their own troubleshooting. These systems are referred to as OBD or On Board Diagnostics. When something is not working right, your car's system will make a note of the error and store it in the computer for a technician to retrieve. Any problem will be stored in the computer in the form or a code. Codes are numbers that contain information that will be useful in trouble shooting any problems the car might have.
It is important to understand that the engine light is the only communication your car will give you weather your have one of several issues. Codes can be invaluable in trying to troubleshoot a problem your car is having.
Proper diagnostic is essential in today's complex cars. At Omega Automotive you can rely on our technicians to test the systems of your car and repair your car right.