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GWM engine management light on and flashing

The car has been turning on the engine management light for the last 3 days, its stable but also flashes. Any idea what we could look at? Will be taking it in to be connected to a diagnostics machine.

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You don't give the make model and year, but yes the first step would be to have the computer scanned for trouble codes.
When the warning light is on and starts flashing it means the problem is serious and can cause damage to the engine or emission components.

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