Ability to share info from check engine light message

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It would be great to be able to share the message related to my check engine light via email and/or text message so that the info can be quickly provided to someone else in the family or to a mechanic. Knowing my check engine light was on, I wanted to see if Automatic would pick up on the reason. It did so quickly. The first thing I did was look for a way too share the result with my husband, but if this feature already exists, it's not immediately apparent how to share. This would be a strong enhancement.
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Posted 3 years ago

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Tom, Former Employee

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Hi there, Jessica! Good news: if you connect your account to IFTTT, you can do exactly what you're describing :) Here's a link the IFTTT recipe that will email your mechanic when you're check engine light comes on. If you're unfamiliar with IFTTT, here's a link to our initial announcement as well.

In order to use the recipe mentioned above, you'll also need to create an IFTTT account and connect it to your Automatic account. Let me know if you have any other questions.