On a 1997 Ford Explorer : CHECK ENGINE is just to the left of the " C " on the engine coolant temperature gauge ( Helpfull )
After the Explorer is scanned for trouble codes to diagnose and then repair the malfunction , then the check engine light can be reset
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might need to check your engine soon
Check the plug-in for the trailer lights, if it has one. If not, check the Headlight switch. It probably has a burnt wire.
According to the 2000 Ford Explorer Owner Guide : No , a separate fuse for the check engine light is not listed
The check engine light is the light shaped like an engine, or the light that states Check Engine (Soon). If this light comes on, it is time to see what the issue is with the engine.
If the check engine light is flashing that means an engine cylinder misfire has been detected
If the warn. light in question is the 'check engine' light, this means there is a problem with the vehicle's ergonomic system, such as an oxygen sensor, etc.
There are numerous warning lights for a Mazda RX8. Some of the warning lights are for engine oil, charging system, ABS, and check engine.
A flashing check engine light is an indication of a misfire.
If your check engine light is staying on with the engine running , a malfunction has been detected with the emission control system . Have your Explorer scanned for any trouble codes to diagnose and repair the problem
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Check the back of the engine on either side.
It is important to pay attention to the warning lights in a vehicle. When the check engine lights are on, it indicates a problem, and it needs to be fixed.
The check engine light comes on when the engine computer has detected a malfunction and set a trouble code.
Your check engine light will not come on in the auxilary (accesory) position. It comes on when the key is in the on (run) position to check the warning lights just before you start the vehicle.
Check flasher most common problem
If the check engine lights are on, that means that there is something wrong. A mechanic can check and tell what is wrong with the car.
If your check engine light is blinking , that means a cylinder misfire has been detected
Check ALL fuses. If you want to take the fuse for the lights out, just start pulling fuses until it goes out. There may be more than just those lights on that fuse.
If the abs and check engine lights are on there is a problem. Both computers should have codes stored in there memories. Have the codes read. You can then diagnose the cause.
I would check your alternator*(check the spelling).