Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My C240 Mercedes feels like it's skipping and the Check Engine Light is on

asked by on

It's skipping

My car has 105000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hey there. The Check Engine Light comes on ...

Hey there. The Check Engine Light comes on when there is a fault stored in the engine control module. A fault can be set by any number of sensors, ignition, or fuel system components that may have gone bad. A certified technician can diagnose why the Check Engine Light is on by connecting a scan tool to the vehicle’s diagnostic port. The scan tool will identify why the check engine light is on and lead the technician down the proper path to correct the issue. Have the system diagnosed as soon as possible to avoid doing damage to the engine or other components.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: i put new plugs an wires an fuel filter an i am still getting a miss jerking an lost of power my engine light has never came on.

I recommend having a mechanic come and look at the vehicle to check for vacuum leaks or coil problems. You may need to replace the coil pack and ignition module. These older engines may not register misfires as well as...

Q: Timing chain too loose

Hello. The rattling sound that you are hearing could be coming from several different areas of the engine. Your drive belt pulley could be bad, a compressor clutch could be loose, or the alternator pulley or timing chain could be...

Q: Rough idle and intermittent engine light on

Hello there, many faults can cause a rough idle and the Check Engine Light to be on with your 2007 Mazda 3. The first course of action would be to check what code is stored in the ECU. This code...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.