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What does it mean when my services engine light comes on the dashboard.

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  • compgeek09 May 11, 2010

    The light coming on means that there is a trouble code stored in the cars computer. The code could be a simple fix or a major problem. The only way to know for sure is to get the code read and find out. Advance Auto Parts and Autozone offer a free diagnostic code check to tell you what the problem is, so if you have one of those stores around you, you can take it there. If you do not have one of those in your area, then try to find an auto parts store or mechanic that offers a free diagnostic check. As to your question of "can a regular mechanic take care of this" the answer is yes, as long as he has a computer to read your codes and diagnose the problem. Hope this helps and let me know if you need more information.

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Normally its a way the car lets the driver something isn't right. I suggest taking it to you local autozone and let plug up the OBD and read the code. The code the car gives will provide you with more info as to what the problem is, and most likly reason it came on.

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