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Answered 2016-08-16 20:13:33

There are pages and pages of things that can cause a check engine light. You need to have it checked with a scantool. Then the code can be diagnosed and repaired.


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It really depends on what the cause of the check engine light is.

Yes you can. But you will want to check you're engine soon.

It is safe to drive you car for at least one mile after the check engine light comes on.

It is not recommended. A flashing flashing check engine light is an indicator of a catalytic converter damaging misfire.

Definitely not, get it checked imediatly

If the check engine light is on steady you should have it checked as soon as possible to avoid costly repairs, it may be a minor problem, however if the check engine light is flashing, have it checked immediately! If you continue to drive with the check engine flashing you risk catastrophic damage to the catalytic converters costing you big $$$.

That is the check engine light.That is the check engine light.

If you fix the reason the light came on in the first place the check engine light will reset itself after a few drive cycles.

You must be kidding. The check oil light means, Check the oil level. It is either low or the oil pressure is low. Check engine light means the computer has detected a problem effecting the emissions output of the engine. Call a professional. Do not drive this car.

If you continue to drive a vehicle with the check engine light flashing you will do catastrophic damage to the catalytic converter(s). This can lead to big bucks for repairs.

Replacing the battery should not have triggered the check engine light. The check engine light comes on when there is a problem with the emission system. Saying that, I would drive it for a while to see if the light does go out. If the light does not go out have the ECU scanned to retrieve the trouble code. Then use this code to diagnose the problem.

No, oil level does not cause the check engine light.

The service engine light is the same thing as a check engine light.

The check engine light blinking means that an ignition misfire has been detected Avoid any rapid acceleration or deceleration while you drive it in for repair to avoid damaging your catalytic converter

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.

You need to have a diagnostic check done by your dealership or you mechanic. When the light comes on again drive to one of these facilities and have this check done. It is worth the money.

Yes, but if it stays on you should plan to take it in soon to have the engine checked. That is why the light is there.

There are sensors all over the engine that can turn the check engine light on.

Get a code reader from Autozone or a friend and plug it into the OBDII connection to read what code caused the check engine light to illuminate. A flashing check engine light indicates to NOT drive any further.

Yes, the Service Engine Soon light is the same as the Check Engine light.

The check engine light does not generally have anything to do with the check oil light. The oil light just indicated it is time to change the oil, while the engine light indicates a problem.

If your check engine light is flashing when the engine is running that means that an engine cylinder misfire has been detected ( if you are going to drive it in for repair avoid any rapid acceleration / braking , you can damage the catalytic converter )

First you need to determine why the check engine light came on then make appropriate repairs before resetting the check engine light. Take a drive to your local auto parts store and have them check for codes. They will perform this service at no cost to you. Once you have the codes you or your mechanic can determine what the next step should be.

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