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Reset service engine soon light

No issues until today, was driving home from and and engine spurted a couple of times and then started running great, but Service Engine soon light came on and stayed on. Had it check at Auto parts store and they said was random. It had also rained today and they think it git wet. Oil OK,not running hot, checked gas cap, so what could iut be?

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You have a real auto repair shop ( not auto parts store) look at stored codes, & any freeze frame data
Do not clear the dash light or you loose data & ability
to diagnose & resolve the issue

Posted on Jul 11, 2013

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The most common reason for an engine light to come on is a bad oxygen sensor. There can be many reasons for the light to come on. Most auto stores will plug in an engine analyzer and read the engine codes for free. At that time, they can also turn off the light. The stores motivation for reading your codes is to sell you the parts to fix it. A bad oxygen sensor will allow the car to run normally , only your gas mileage may suffer. Anyway let the car tell you what is wrong with it.

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THE OIL CHANGE INDICATOR WILL NOT CAUSE THE SES LIGHT TO COME ON.THEY MAY HAVE LEFT SOMETHING DISCONNETED NEAR THE AIR CLEANER HOUSING WHEN CHECKING THE FILTER.IF NOT HAVE CODE READ(SHOP/PARTS STORE)

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on 2005 mitsubishi endeavor . srs is on . how do you turn it off or reset it

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SOURCE: Yesterday the service engine soon light came on

The service engine light is totally safe. If it's just the ABS light, it's safe as long as you don't panic stop on the way to the shop.

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My check engine light has been on for over a yr and a half now i have done EVERYTHING possible to fix this and spent tons of money on replacing parts that the diagnostic machine told me still nothing has worked! any other suggestions on what i should try next??

Posted on May 31, 2011

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