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Check engine light is on

Dealer where we purchased van said computer center of dash was damaged by water leaking from outside. Is this possible!!!

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Yes, that is possible. You could have a variety of shorts caused by water behind the dashboard. I recommend having the vehicle scanned to see what codes you can retrieve. Let me know if you require further assistance.

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