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2001 mitsubishi service engine light

The 'service engine soon' came on and stays on. Car runs fine....why might this come on ?

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  • camacho215 Jan 25, 2009

    2000 mitsubishi mirage ls 1.8 . service engine light on, changed egr valve , solenoid , mass sensor , checked whole egr system , light still comes on.

  • daisy40218 Mar 22, 2009

    service engine light came on for the first time yesterday. should i be worried?

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This light will come on if you have a problem with the emissions system. Take it to a place like autozone and have them scan it for codes. list the codes here and we can help you out.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: When I start my 2001 alero the anti-lock, traction

the anti-lock and traction lights will come on together if there is a common problem with the two, since they are closely related. may be a wheel speed sensor or something similar. the service engine soon light indicates a problem with the engine computer, can be anything from an emission system problem or an engine performance problem. all of these lights can come on with no apparent running problems on the car. the service vehicle soon light is basically a maintenance reminder, an oil change light. take the car into a shop and have the codes read for these lights.

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