A flashing check engine light is an indication of an engine misfire.
If the check engine light is blinking on your 2005 Dodge Stratus, you most likely have a sensor that is damaged or requires replacement. You can check this by accessing the diagnostic computer at the dealership.
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.
Problem with the emission system Have vehicle scanned to determine problem
Because the computer has detected a fault and turned it on.
disconnect the battery or take it to autozone If you do not have the cause of the light fixed, it will come back on.
There are pages and pages of causes for a check engine light. You need to have it checked for codes with a scanner to know what to diagnose. After the repair you can clear the code with a scanner.
If you are referring to the Check Engine Light, then there is a problem with the emissions system. Have it looked at by a professional with the tools and knowledge to diagnose the problem.
when my dodge stratus started to do that it was because I needed transmission fluid.
You need a scan tool to read fault codes.
Could be the timing belt! You can take it to almost any parts store (Autozone, etc.) and they will test the check engine light for free. Don't just ignore it!
Take it to auto zone, they have a machine thru plug into the computer of the car and it will tell them why its on
The computer has detected a malfunction. Sugest that you have it checked for codes. Could be anything from a cracked vacuum hose up to an internal engine problem.
That is the check engine light.
Problem with the transmission. You need to have the transmission computer checked for codes to know a possible cause.
You could, but it is not a good idea. The check engine light may turn on, and a cold running engine is prone to oil sludge issues.
A Dodge Ram will have a check engine light appear when the engine needs to be serviced. You can reset this light by following the directions in your manual or by having your mechanic do it.
The light comes on after X amount of miles. It's a factory preset check up notice. Your mechanic can turn it off.
You will need to get the cause of the check engine light repaired.
You reset the check engine light with a scan tool after repairing the failure.
Get your car to a shop to scan the codes. There are well over 100 different codes that can cause your Check Engine Light to come on.
You can disconnect the battery for a few minutes but it will come back on unless you fix the problem. Many auto parts stores will check the computer for free and tell you why the light is on and what to do to fix it.
It looks like a little yellow engine. See link below.
That is the check engine light. Looks like a picture of an engine.
a 2000 dodge ram 1500 the check engine light is on and the code says torque converter and clutch and overdrive solenoid. what do you think that the problem is?