The quick, dirty, and cheap answer is tighten your gas cap until it clicks at least 5 times. With in one or two days the vacuum in the gas tank will build up and reset the code. The not so cheap answer is take it to a dealer with a blank check, he'll tighten your gas cap and charge you $150. Or you can buy an OBDII Code reader or better a decoder that hooks to your car's computer and reads out your engine diagnostics real time. OBDII stands for OnBoard Diagnostics level 2 and replaced the older OBD1 around 1996. It tracks hundreds of items such as ignition timing, fuel trim and pressure, the number of times your Oxygen Sensor transitions from rich to lean(I got that one)and a list longer than your arm, including loose gas caps. It's a phenominal system which can even tell the police how fast you were going and if you applied the breaks before you plowed through the front window of that car dealership you love so well. The real problem with this system is that there is no way for it to tell you whats on its mind without an expensive interface that the dealer has. Until now that is. Take a look at http://www.scantool.net/, they sell a low cost OBDII decoder which will read the codes, reset the MIL(Check Engine Soon) Light, and give you data to help you determine what's wrong (loose gas cap?). It runs on an older PC or Laptop which allows you to get on the fly readings(you read, someone else drives). It's well worth the $100, get together with your family and friends everybody chip in 20 bucks and an old laptop(386 is OK)and your the hit of the neighborhood. Only trouble is that each scantool does only one type of OBDII output. Ford, GM , and Chrysler/foreign cars are all different. There are other decoders that handle all three systems but their more expensive. Do the cost/benifit analysis to see if you want a single or universal system and how much the share will be. Do a Google search on ODBII, and pick the reader you want. , hope it was just the gas cap. 94
The service engine light is the same thing as a check engine light.
Yes, the Service Engine Soon light is the same as the Check Engine light.
There is a CEL, Check Engine Light, on the 1989 Thunderbird.
If an check engine light does not come on it is a good thing. When your check engine light comes on, it means you need service done on your vehicle.
The service engine soon is the same as a check engine light. It has nothing to do with an oil change.
They are the same thing.
You can clear a service engine soon light in an Infinite G35 by checking to see if the "check engine" light is flashing. If it is isn't, go ahead and clear the service engine light.
A service engine light is not the same as a check engine light. In most instances the service engine light means you are in need of an oil/filter change. Refer to your owners manual to see what is needed at the mileage you are at on your vehicle. If you are talking about the check engine light then take the vehicle to a professional for repair.
On a 2002 Ford Expedition : The " check engine " light is the " SERVICE ENGINE SOON " light just to the left of the fuel gauge
Yes, may read service engine soon, check engine, .....
The check engine light (service engine soon) comes on and stays on when a problem is detected by the self diagnosis system of your vehicle.
Yes. Your Check Engine light or Service Engine Soon light.
A check engine and maintenance light have different symbols. The owners manual of the vehicle will decipher what each symbol means. A service light means a vehicle has a service that due while a check engine light requires some sort of repair.
On a 2003 Lincoln Navigator : The check engine light / service engine soon light is a drawing of an engine located directly under the center of the tachometer
Check the drivers manual, it will explain how to reset the service engine light.
First, the oil change has nothing to do with the check engine light. The EGR may have not been the problem. You need to have the codes read and diagnose from there.
Service required is the oil change reminder. Service engine soon would be the check engine light.
service check ?
The head lights have nothing to do with the check engine light.
The service engine or check engine light can be reset with a scan tool or by unhooking the battery. The light will return if the failure that caused the code is not repaired.
That is the same as a check engine light. See related questions below.That is the same as a check engine light. See related questions below.