Q: See board under car

asked by on

I can see a board under the bottom of the car, under the bonnet.

Hi. The board that is falling down under your vehicle is known as a splash shield. It was put in place to deflect as much dirt and road hazardous objects from hitting the underside of the vehicle as possible. The shields may commonly become out of place from scraping uneven road surfaces or steep driveways. Usually, when the shields are knocked out of place, they can be put back in place by the installment of new bolts or plastic clips. But at times, they will have to be discarded or replaced with a new shield. I suggest having a technician, such as one from YourMechanic, evaluate the underside of your vehicle and the to determine the degree of the damage.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. See board under car

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: wont go faster 35mph

If the Check Engine Light is on this would be helpful as the codes that would be triggered by this would generate useful information relating to the problem. Without the benefit of hooking the car up to a scanner and...

Q: Is the cam sensor replacement the camshaft sensor?

It may be due to the camshaft sensor but would not know unless another test is done to get the failure codes like a P0340 or P0344. The light can come on for over 100 different codes and is only...

Q: Q: Service engine soon light is on

Hi there. The Service Engine Soon signal is the same as a Check Engine light. A scanner or code reader has to be plugged into the diagnostic connector to read what code set the light on. If you do not...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
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...