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The service engine light is the same thing as a check 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.
The service engien light (check engine) comes on when the engine computer detects a malfunction and sets a code. You need to have the codes read, diagnosed and repaired to keep the light off. The service engien light (check engine) comes on when the engine computer detects a malfunction and sets a code. You need to have the codes read, diagnosed and repaired to keep the light off.
1995 suburban service engine light on Does this vehicle have both a check engine and a service engine light Just bought the vehicle and I am trying not to be too worried?
A Service Engine light and a Check Engine light have the same purpose - to alert the driver that a malfunction has been detected by a sensor(s). It would behoove you to take your vehicle to an auto parts store (AutoZone or similar) that does free scans and have the touble code(s) retrieved to find what made the light come on. Some manufacturers call it a Check Engine light and others call it a Service…
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.