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Service Engine Soon light indicator always on

My 1997 Dodge Caravan SE has a recurring problem with its 'Service Engine Soon' light. I had a couple of repairs related to it which cost me almost $500 and now it has recurred again. Can you help me find a more permanent fix to it? Thanks a lot.

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Well the check engine light is directly intergrated to the vehicles main computer.often times when the vehicle is repaired the code that caused the light to come on needs to be reset. there are to forms of codes active, and stored. what often times happens is a stored code doesn't get reset and from time to time it will cause the light to come on. also it could be that even though you had the vehicle repaired it could be that they either did not fix the right problem or they never reset the codes. my suggestion is to take it back to the shop that repaired it and have them do it right. one other thing you should check is that all your fluid levels are as they should be. in most vehicles today low fluid levels ie coolant, oil,etc will cause the light to come on. hope this helps you...please rate this

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