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The check engine or service engine soon light comes on to alert you that there is or was a problem with the emissions system on your vehicle. If the light comes on steady and stays on, it means that there is a problem and you should have it checked out soon. If it comes on and flashes, it means you will cause damage if you continue driving.


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Not directly. There are fuses for the engine computer and it is what turns the light on.Not directly. There are fuses for the engine computer and it is what turns the light on.

If the check engine light is on, there's something wrong with the engine. Or, the computer is bad. One or the other. They don't set a light for no reason.

Yes, it can turn the light on for the wrong oil.

When the check engine light comes on, it's a good indication that something is wrong with your engine.

In general, the computer turns on the "check engine" light when there is a diagnostic problem code. Use a code scanner to find out what is wrong. The computer will assist you in finding out what's wrong. Diagnostic scanners are available at most auto parts retailers.

The engine computer turns it on at start up for a bulb check. If it stays on the computer has detected a malfunction and set a code.

somethings wrong with regards to the engine

you have either no gas or no spark maybe both

the check engine light means you have something wrong with your emissions. it might be the two sensers on the exhaust pipe.

Wait until the light turns off then start the car. Diesel engine?

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The computer turns on the check engine light in hopes that you'll check the engine codes. It means something is wrong. Use an engine diagnostic scanner to find out what it is. It's easy to do and you can usually borrow one from your local auto parts retailer, they'll often help you figure out what it all means.

There is a switch close to the steering column that turns it off.

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get it checked, because if the ligt blinks, something is wrong.

You may think there is nothing wrong but there is. If the check engine light is on there will be codes stored in the ECM. Have the codes read. The codes will help you determine what the cause is.

chances are the battery is out of wack or the engine could be flooded

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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