The Dan R’s Automotive Guide To Vehicle Diagnosis

Modern Oregon vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.

Think about that for a minute – things that used to be controlled by simple mechanical connections now have electronic controls that rely on computers, software and sensors. It’s no wonder that when something goes wrong with their sedan it can be pretty complicated for Oregon auto owners to track down the source of the problem.

To help your Dan R’s Automotive tech figure out what’s wrong, your sedan is equipped with on-board diagnostics. The Check Engine Light comes on to tell you there’s a problem and the engine management computer stores a trouble code. Your professional Dan R’s Automotive tech connects a scan tool to your vehicle’s diagnostic port and retrieves the trouble codes as well as other important data.

Trouble codes are like clues for the Toledo technician to follow as he diagnoses what’s wrong with your sedan. In a way, it’s like going to your Oregon doctor with a problem. She’ll run some additional tests and gather the information she needs to make a diagnosis and form a treatment plan. How much a vehicle diagnosis costs at Dan R’s Automotive in Oregon depends on how much time it takes to sort out the symptoms and find the underlying problem.

To schedule an appointment, call Dan R’s Automotive at 419-693-6141. We are located in Oregon at 4041 Navarre Avenue.