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550i 2008 model check engine light on, when I started the car after not driving it in 4 days....

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You'll need an OBD tool to scan and get the error codes. Check engine comes on when there is an issue with the emissions control system (which, BTW, is warrantied longer than the standard warranty, so call your dealer and find out if you are still covered for emissions control parts/labor). Some auto parts stores (like Autozone) will let you scan your car for free to find the fault codes.

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SOURCE: rav 4 2008

Electronic throttle control motor may have failed.

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if you live near an autozone they will scan the codes for free

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SOURCE: 2008 Kia Optima Check Engine Light

Just replace the air flow meter.That sounds like your problem.

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SOURCE: 2008 kia optima LX Check Engine Light

P0442 EVAP Leak Monitor .040 Leak Detected (Medium Leak)

P0456 EVAP Leak Monitor .020 Leak Detected

replace your gas cap and clear codes, then wait and see if light comes back on, if it does you have a more serious problem like a fuel tank leak or a defective fuel tank pressure sensor.

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SOURCE: 1994 Acura Legend check engine light is on. When

turn the ignition key to the acc or lock position with the odometer reading showing.

while holding the trip/reset button turn the ignition to the on position. light should flash and go out!

reset done. if you have any more issues plese ask. good luck

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