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Automotive Tips in Boston, MA

Find out how best to take care of your vehicle with these automotive tips from Muffler Mart of Boston Inc, serving Boston, Massachusetts, and surrounding areas.

Check Engine Lights

Man Checking Engine Lights — Automotive Tips in Boston, MA

Tire Pressure Light

Tire Pressure Light — Automotive Tips in Boston, MA

Running a "Drive Cycle"

Drive Cycle — Automotive Tips in Boston, MA
From our experience, 90% of check engine lights have to do with improper gas cap sealing, so make sure your gas cap is tightened after refueling. If the gas tank doesn't pressurize, a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will occur, causing the check engine light error. Read more
When your tire pressure light comes on, check the cold tire pressure sticker on the driver's side doorjamb to see what the appropriate pounds per square inch (PSI) inside the tire should be. Then, add 2 to 3 pounds more pressure to all 4 tires. ... Read more
You must do a "drive cycle" before returning to retest after a failed emission test. The vehicle's computer must have enough data to communicate with the State's Computer System in order to pass. A "drive cycle" is usually 100 miles.
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