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My check engine light recently popped on but the truck seems fine i just ran it onthe highway should i be worried about making it back home?

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If the truck seems to be running ok, you should be able to make it home alright. Depending of course how far home is. As soon as possible, I would advise you to have a diagnostic check ran to see what is happening. Possibly an oxygen sensor ........also check your gas cap and make sure it is on tight and not leaking. Go ahead and go to a good shop for the diagnostic. They will probably charge a mimimul fee for this but it will be worth it. Most times a good mechanic will offer some tips that might take care of the problem. You can get free diagnostic tests done at some of the auto parts stores but remember, you get what you pay for. They are in the business of selling parts, not repairing cars.

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