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Check engine warning light

After suffering a flat battery ,difficulty ,restarting .engine then having check engine warning light on.


How can this check light problem be corrected?

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Have you taken it in to be diagnosed? usually car shops will hook it up to their diagnostic machine to tell you what the "code" means and why the engine light is on. they also can re-set it for you, to see if it comes back on or not. only takes a minute.

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1. The battery warning. This is indicative of a weak battery and if your battery is 3 years old or more I would replace it.

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