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"Check the engine" light is on

2004 Lexus IS 300. "Check the engine" light is on. What is a possible problem? Can I still drive it?

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  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2009

    Thank you very much!
    I got the code reading: P0161.
    How much do think parts and a labor will cost?
    The local Goodyear shop gvae a $254 estimate for parts and labor.

    Thank you very much again

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You can still drive it. But, it's something that should be look into as soon as possible. It could be a small thing, or something leading to a big thing.
There are many reasons why the check engine light comes on.
Best thing to do is take to an autoparts store. Most of them will pull the trouble code from the on-board computer for free.
They should tell you what the codes mean. If they can't, come back here to this post and I'll go over them with you.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

  • Devon Sacco
    Devon Sacco Apr 16, 2009

    Well that code is for the O2 sensor (Bank2 Senor2 ).

    I would call around for better prices. I would say $150 to $180 would be fair.

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