Are You Willing to Risk Ignoring the Engine Light?

I am not a mechanic. I know how to change the oil, replace a tire, and add windshield wiper fluid, but that is the extent of my auto mechanic skills. To prove my point, one time, when my radiator was low on fluid, I opened the oil cap of my vehicle, stuck in the garden hose, and turned on the water. It took me about 30 seconds to realize I was pouring water into my engine and not the radiator. I called…