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I have a 1999 ford f-150 w/approximately 80300 miles and the svc engine soon light came on this morning. I accidentally used summer coolant vs. multiseasonal coolant. Would this cause the light to come on? It's never displayed before.

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The coolant would not cause the service engine light to come on, this light is telling u that a problem has been detected in the power-train controls or sensors, this can be the result of many things, a loose gas cap will cause it as well as a defective Oxygen sensor or an engine miss and many other issues, go to Autozone or Kragen Auto and have them run a trouble code test on the system, it is free, then post the code back here for me to look at it..

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