Next time your Check Engine light comes on you better be prepared. According to a new study by CarMD CT has the 5th most expensive automobile repair costs in the country. The average cost for repair when that light comes on is $436 in CT. That puts us as the 5th most expensive in the nation. Only DC, Delaware, NJ and California beat us with DC taking the #1 slot at $467.

Experts recommend regular maintenance to keep your car running properly. If your car does need service they suggest you take it to the dealer if it is still under warranty and to a trusted mechanic if you have an older car. Or you can do what 90% of us do when the Check Engine light comes on… ignore it and hope it goes out.

Via WTNH

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