To answer specifically what is wrong with your vehicle will be impossible without more information. The check engine light comes on when the PCM(computer) sees a problem somewhere in the engine or transmission control system. A sensor may have failed, a solenoid or actuator may have failed, a wiring problem may have developed, or there could even be a problem with the PCM itself. You will have to have a diagnostic run on the vehicle.
Take your 2002 Ford Ranger to the garage to get the engine checked.
It is important to know the causes behind warning lights showing up on a car. The check engine light comes on after a certain speed because there is a problem with fuel, electricity, or oil of the engine after that speed, that is causing issues.
The check engine light on a 1999 Ford Ranger is between the full mark of the gas gauge and the left turn signal arrow
Transmission jumping hard is the malfunction causing check engine light to come on,most likely its the tcc solonoid causing this or a possibility of causing this.
A check engine light means you have a possible problem with the emission system , you should get the Ranger scanned for trouble codes to diagnose and repair the problem . Once the problem has been repaired the check engine light can be reset.
If the check engine light stays on , a malfunction with the emission control system has been detected , have your Ranger scanned for any trouble codes to diagnose and then repair the malfunction
Check out www.fueleconomy.gov
A flashing check engine light means an engine cylinder misfire has been detected
your engine might be overheated, causing the vibrations
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.
On a 2002 Ford Ranger : The check " gage " light comes on if : The engine coolant temperature is TOO HIGH The engine oil pressure is TOO LOW or The fuel gauge is at or near empty
The check engine light comes on and stays on when a problem is detected by the self diagnosis system of your vehicle. Generally, a check engine light is lit when there is a problem in the emissions or somthing that is affecting the effectiveness of the emissions. If the check engine light is flashing a misfire has been detected
I don't believe car insurance generally covers mechanical breakdown. Check your policy.
the sensor is going out
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.
A check engine light means that a malfunction has been detected with the emission control system - if the check engine light does not go out ( sometimes the problem corrects itself and the light goes out ) have the Ranger scanned for trouble codes in order to diagnose and then repair the malfunction
A flashing check engine light is due to a condition that is causing catalytic converter damage. Normal cause is a severe misfireA flashing check engine light is due to a condition that is causing catalytic converter damage. Normal cause is a severe misfire
Yo can not "change" an engine code. You need to repair what is causing the code.Yo can not "change" an engine code. You need to repair what is causing the code.
Check the VECI sticker in your engine compartment ( Vehicle Emission Control Information )
It is important to make sure the check engine light is not on when having a car inspected. A person can reset the check engine light by clearing the codes that are causing the light to go on.
No, a person cannot just clean a check engine light to pass inspection. The issue causing the check engine light must be dealt with and fixed.
When you turn the ignition key to the run position just before starting the vehicle the check engine light will light for a few seconds to check the bulb
A flashing check engine light is due to a condition that is causing catalytic converter damage. Normal cause is a severe misfire.