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Check engine light on

We just took our Elantra to get a complete inspection in the middle of September. During that time, they completely maintenanced the car (or so they said) and said everything was good to go. About 1 week after the appointment the check engine light came on so we took it back to the shop. At first they said that it wasn't a big deal but when the light stayed on after about another week they decided that one of the sensors needed replaced so they went ahead and did that and the light went off. After about 2 days the check engine light was back on. At that time they told us that this wouldn't cause any damage and the sensor just needed reset; however it might affect the gas guage. My question is- if it was a sensor that they replaced, wouldn't they have had to reset the sensor after replacing it anyway. Basically are we just getting screwed (FYI....no one there seems to have much of a clue) and what really could be the problem with the car? Thanks for any help!

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I would take it to another Audi dealer or call Audi customer relations at 1-800-822-2834 and see if they can resolve it.

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