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1998 AcuraTL2.5 The check engine light will not go out. Is there a sensor that could be bad?

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A bad sensor is not the best guess. There are dozens of possible faults that turn on the check engine light, some are minor, some are major. Unfortunately some problems will cause the light to stay on until reset.

Here's the solution:
A fault code reader would be a huge help in diagnosing your problem.
It plugs in under left side dash and gives specific failure codes (this is what mechanics use).
You can buy an OBD-II
fault reader online for $79.95 which reads all cars from 1996 on.
It will also reset faults or engine trouble lights so you can see if they re-occur.
You'll save the cost the first time you use this handy device.

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