Understanding the Check Engine Light
The illumination of the check engine light (CEL) is never ideal, especially since the reason for it turning on isn’t clear-cut right away. The check engine light, sometimes called the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL), is part of your vehicle’s onboard diagnostics system (OCD-II). The OBD-II system monitors all major components, such as the engine and transmission, through several sensors located throughout your vehicle. If it detects an issue with one of these parts, it will generate a diagnostic trouble code (DTC), store it in your vehicle’s computer system, and trigger the check engine light. Check engine light diagnostics will need to be conducted to identify the problem and necessary repairs. If your check engine light has come on, trust Ferber’s Tire & Auto Service in Ashland, Virginia! At our auto shop, our ASE-Certified technicians use advanced equipment to perform check engine light diagnostics and repair. We will get your car, truck, or SUV running like new again in no time.
Excellent place for a state inspection. Their office and waiting room is really nice and comfortable – great furniture and decor, complimentary drinks. The nicest I’ve seen so far. What’s even better is just how thorough they are. With the invoice, they provide you with a full report on your car, with pictures. Extremly helpful. Will keep coming back.
Great experience! From Brook greeting me at the front door, to Chad doing the estimate, to Brad calling me to tell me my GMC Sierra 2500 AT4 was completed, washed and ready for pick up…..in less than a week too! Thank you all so much for making a bad situation good! Drew
On vacation from Jersey our alternator was not charging the car battery we got here before opening and everyone here was so friendly and accommodating! Got our part and the car done with in a hour, very fast and efficient! Highly recommend!!
I truly appreciate the ease of communication back and forth. Everything I asked to be completed was done and with notes/pics provided to better explain. They really treat their customers well!
I’ve used them twice now…they are doing good work. The first time was a scheduled fix and that went great. Then, my truck broke down. Despite being slammed on their schedule, they made the effort to get me diagnosed and fixed up in a couple days. I have found my new repair shop!
I’ve only had inspections done here in the past. I have not needed any repairs in a while, but should the need arise, I would definitely call them. Just a good group of folks.
I’ve been taking my family vehicles to Ferbers for 10+ years and the experience is always good. They are fair and trustworthy and I know they will always tell me the truth and do great work. They treat you like family at Ferbers!
We were about 5 hours away from home when car trouble started. Stopped at Ferbers and explained the problem. They took my car in right away, found the problem and fixed it. The staff were great. Thank you for taking us right away even though we were strangers and had no appointment.
Such a great place to take your auto. Being a widow I need somewhere I can trust and looks after me. 5 stars is not enough😉
Pete and the guys at Ferber’s were really great. While towing our teardrop from PA to NC we noticed one of the wheels on our drop was getting really hot. It was 7am and we had a ferry to catch many hours away. We stopped by and talked to Pete even before they opened. He was very accommodating. He took us right in and changed the bearings on both wheels, checked the brakes and got us back on the road in plenty of time to make our ferry. Everyone there was so helpful and the work was quick and … Read More
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