you check the system for trouble codes.
The check engine light comes on when the engine computer detects a malfunction and sets a trouble code.You need to have the system checked for codes with a scan tool to know possible causes.The check engine light comes on when the engine computer detects a malfunction and sets a trouble code.You need to have the system checked for codes with a scan tool to know possible causes.
You need to go to autozone/advanced auto and check the codes with their scanner if you do not have one. Then to go saturnfans.com and in the how-to library the codes are listed by Wolfman.
If you can not read codes with a scanner you have a wiring problem.
See link below for a complete list of trouble codes.
pretty much instantly. As soon as the codes are cleared the check engine light goes off and vice versa, unless there still is trouble. In this case the codes won't clear until the trouble is repaired.
Suggest you have it checked for trouble codes. The engine computer and airbag system should both have codes.
A problem with the emission system. Need to have trouble codes checked.
After the Explorer is scanned for trouble codes to diagnose and then repair the malfunction , then the check engine light can be reset
The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the failure that caused the trouble codes.
Pending trouble codes: These are similar to normal trouble codes, but they are set after a single driving cycle, and usually before the check engine light is illuminated. Useful after repair work has been finished
A scan tool or code reader is required to read the trouble codes on a 2001 Chrysler Town and Country.
The engine computer has detected a malfunction. You need to have the system checked for trouble codes.
You can't manually get the check engine light to give you the trouble codes on your vehicle. 1995 and later vehicles use the OBDII system and you must use a scanner tool to retrieve the codes. You can go to AutoZone or similar auto parts store that offers free scans to get the trouble codes retrieved. Or you can buy your own scan tool for about $70.
The most common engine check engine light codes would be indicating that something has gone wrong under the bonnet basically. Each manufacturer has different codes and so the garage uses diagnostic computer tools to find out the problem.
If your check engine light is blinking with the engine running that is indicating a misfire - get your vehicle scanned for any trouble codes to diagnose and then repair the problem
There are pages and pages of things that can turn on the check engine light. You need to have it checked fro codes with a scan tool. You can then dignose the cause of the code.
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The Check Engine Light comes on when a performance or emissions problem is detected. The OBDII diagnostics need to be scanned to retreive the trouble codes to determine where the problem lies. AutoZone will scan for the codes at no charge.
The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the failure that caused the trouble codes to be stored in the computer.
TAke it to auto zone and have the codes read for free/
All 1995 and later model vehicles require an OBDII scanner tool to retrieve the trouble codes.
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You need to have it checked for trouble codes. You can then diagnose the cause.
A scan tool is required to read the trouble codes.