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I strongly suggest you check in your vehicle handbook for the exact meaning of the light.

Mostly, with few variations, it means something has gone wrong with the electronic emission control and the engine management system has logged the fault and switched to a get-you-home preogramme.

Lots of people don't bother too much about such things as long as the engine still runs but in some places ignoring the light can get the driver fined.
Certainly the tailpipe emissions are likely to be high, perhaps the performance lower and fuel consumption higher and it will be shortening the life of the oxygen sensors and cat converter.

Most handbooks will tell you the light means "proceed to your nearest dealer".

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I am having a multiple cylinder misfire on my 2006 Toyota RAV4 with the 3.5L V6. Every cylinder is reporting a mifire. Each cylinder has it's own coil. I highly doubt that all 6 coils went bad at once. Does anyone have any idea what my be causing this?? Is that the problem you two are having?

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The best thing to do is hook your vehicle up to an on board diagnostics (OBD II) electronic scan tool. This electronic tool attaches underneath the drivers side steering wheel and it will obtain the trouble codes stored inside your vehicles computer. You can borrow (for free) an OBD II scan tool at your local auto parts store. Write down the trouble codes and then look in the back of a Haynes repair manual. Match the codes up to the codes found in the repair book and this will pinpoint the exact component that has failed. This will save you time and money. Based on what you have described I would check the fuel pump fuse and the fuel pump with a multimeter for continuity.

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