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Q: Warning light not coming on

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The Check Engine light won't come on.

A: Hi there. Usually, this just means that the...

Hi there. Usually, this just means that the bulb has failed and just needs replacement. A certified technician would be able to get behind the instrument cluster and inspect the bulb to see if it has failed. It is recommended to replace all of the bulbs back there if one fails because they are so inexpensive.

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