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March 14, 2023

Dismiss These 4 Warning Lights At Your Own Peril!

Almost all modern vehicles feature innovative safety technologies that reinforce driving safety. The dashboards of newer cars now come with warning lights that alert the driver of a possible issue with a particular component. These helpful warning lights can save you the trouble of dealing with expensive repairs or, worse, a breakdown in the middle of the road.

Veteran Car Donations points out some standard warning lights you should never ignore. Getting to know these lights will help ensure your safety on the road. If you notice a warning light flashing, have a trusted mechanic check your car right away to diagnose and fix the issue.

  1. Engine light

Also called the thermometer light, the engine light indicates that the car’s engine is overheating. When this turns on, you should immediately pull over and turn off your engine. An overheating engine can cause serious and irreparable damage to your vehicle if not addressed promptly.

  1. Oil light

An oil light warning means your engine’s oil level is low, or the oil pump isn’t circulating the oil properly at the correct pressure. Oil lubricates the car’s engine, and ignoring low oil levels can lead to severe engine damage. If the oil light warning comes on, it’s time for your engine to get inspected by a professional mechanic.

  1. Braking system light

This light indicates a problem with the car’s braking system. The issue could be a low brake fluid level or your car’s automatic braking system (ABS) not functioning correctly. Having this problem checked as soon as possible is crucial because it can compromise your braking ability. Your brakes should always be in perfect working condition as they can save your life on the road.

  1. Airbag light

An illuminated airbag light means there’s a problem with the car’s airbag system. This problem is usually connected to an electrical issue, like a corroded wire or a broken sensor. A mechanic should check this issue as soon as possible as one or more airbags may not deploy in the event of a crash.


Looking for the Best Way to Dispose of Your Unwanted Car?

Do you have an old car that’s just gathering dust in your garage? If you’re no longer interested in driving it or you’re no longer confident about its roadworthiness, consider clearing out your garage by donating that vehicle to us at Veteran Car Donations.

Handing that auto to us is more than just getting rid of it for free. You’ll also be helping the disadvantaged and neglected veterans in your community overcome the tough challenges they’re facing. These include homelessness due to poverty, inability to find decent jobs, service-connected disabilities, and serious illnesses, including mental disorders.

We’ll have your auto donation auctioned off, with the proceeds distributed to our veteran-focused charity partners. These IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofits use the funding we give them to provide deserving veterans with housing and financial assistance, employment and livelihood opportunities, family support, free quality health care and medical treatment, psychotherapy services, scholarships, and many other services meant to transform their lives.

You will be amply rewarded for your charitable contribution. You will enjoy our fast and free pickup and towing service anywhere you are in the country. What’s more, you’ll also be entitled to receive the highest possible tax deduction in the next tax season.

However, the best reward you’ll get as a donor is the joy of knowing that your donation will be used to give our nation’s hurting heroes great opportunities for living the decent and dignified lives they fully deserve.

You can donate almost any type of vehicle whether still in good condition or no longer.

For more information about our vehicle donation program, you may browse through our FAQs page. Message us here or give us a call anytime through our toll-free hotline at 877-594-5822 if you have any concerns or inquiries,


Help Transform the Lives of Our Unsung Heroes Today!

Your car donation is the best gift you can give to the struggling veterans in your community. It will help transform their lives. Call Veteran Car Donations at 877-594-5822 or fill out our secure online donation form now!

Veteran Car Donations operates in all 50 states.

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