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Light indicator I have a light coming on in dashboard by the battery gage, it's a symbol of what appears to be an engine but it doesn't specify what I don't have the manuel so I'm not sure what it is, I have been parking it in my brother n laws steep driveway and did drive it from florida to connecticut for a vacation and I have been using it as my primary mode of transportation, before the trip I changed the oil. I checked the engine oil and it does seem kind of low but my gages in dash seem normal.

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    got same problem , whats wrong..

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First off check all your gauges and make sure they are all safe. Check all fluids! If it's running good it could be just a bad O2 sensor. Dodge engines usually burn a little oil to cut down being in warmer climates you can put 5w 30 or 10w 30 in 10w may help. I always recommend Valvoline oils for dodge I've owned 3 and have one still each kept running for a veryy long time. If you have no trouble apparent in fluid level (check trans warm running in no gear) You can usually in Michigan go to a parts store and they can usually read your codes. However they try to sell things they don't understand. O2's are generally easy to change bank 1 is going to be where Cylinder 1 bank 2 where cylinder 2 is located, should be ahead of cat (first big looking thing in pipe ) senor 1 is always a head of cat. sensor 2 is after before the biggg muffler if stock. Check code, and go from there.

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Stop by a checkers or autozone and let them check for codes . go from there. thanks.

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