There are 3 usual ways:
It is common for the check engine light to come on as result of gas cap not tightened after fill up. Check to see that it is tight, and drive for a while. The computer should reset after next fill up.
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A person can reset the service engine light in a 1998 Tahoe by disconnecting the battery cables for 1 minute. After the battery cables are reconnected, the light should turn itself off.
Only way of knowing that is to get it scanned for codes. Most parts stores will do it for free.
Why? Just reset it.
Yes it can.
That requires an OBDII engine scanner.
THE EASIEST WAY TO DO IT YOURSELF IS TO UNHOOK THE BATTERY. iF YOU DO HAVE A PROBLEM THOUGH, THE LIGHT WILL COME BACK ON.
Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem and have codes cleared
The service engine light is the same thing as a check engine light.
See sources and related links below for 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe light bulb part number list.
Service Stability light come on
There are pages of things that can turn the light on. You need to have it checked for codes. See related questions below.
If you have another light that says Check Engine, then the Service Engine Soon light means to change the oil/filter or perform some other maintenance item as listed in your owner's manual. You will see the other light when you turn on the ignition. If however there is no Check Engine light, this light means there is a problem with the emissions system.
Yes, the Service Engine Soon light is the same as the Check Engine light.
You need a scan tool. However, you should not turn off the light without repairing the problem that is causing the light in the first place.
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The service engine soon light flashes when the computer senses a fault and sets a diagnostic code. Most auto parts stores will read this code for free and tell you what may be causing the problem.
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.
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There are pages and pages and items that can cause a check engine light. You need to have it checked for codes with a scan tool. After repair light can be shut off with scan tool.
If the light is not flashing you can drive it until you can have it repaired. If the check engine light is flashing, park it. Otherwise you will do catastrophic damage to the catalytic converter costing several hundreds of dollars to replace.
Clear all PCM codes.
The service engine soon is the same as a check engine light. It has nothing to do with an oil change.