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SERVICE ENGINE SOON

My Service Engine Soon light came on over 100 miles ago. I am in need of oil change with over 4000 since my last and in the last month have been losing coolant and have to add every 100 miles. When the light came on, there was no chime sound and the car has been running very smooth to say the least, what could it be?

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Have it scanned for codes and that will tell you what the problem is

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