So my check engine light went on  a few weeks ago.  Does that mean I am going to die?  No of course not, but it leads to a world of vagueness, ambiguity, uncertainty and concern.   So what’s the error? Well, go to a body shop or your dealer and they can tell you.  WTF? Are you kidding me?  Imagine a laptop was that way?  Sure of course they aren’t the same animal and a car is much more complex, but why do error codes have to be hidden from drivers?  That makes us less informed and more scared when we are in the unknown. 1.  Why can’t an error come up with details of the error and the circumstances[…]