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Change check engine light bulb

I went to inspection in NJ..they check for emissions..i passed them. Unfortunately i failed because the "check engine" light is on. the Inspection employee told me all i needed to do was replace the check engine light bulb...can you please tell me if this is an easy thing to do..or better phrased can a person with very little experience in car repair ( i have changed bulb in brake light on back of car, changed oil and replaced brake pads on my car...) is this something i might be able to do on my own..and if so can you please give me instructions...oh BTW i think i forgot to mention that i have a 1997 Chevy Malibu..thank you so much for any assistance you may be able to provide ;)

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U dont need to replace bulb-its workn--that emplyoyee needs a test---the lite is tellin u there are some codes--go git a scan done at a partplace etc--mite b an 02 sensor or other-----some peopl hav takn the bulb out to cheat-but car wont run------try disconnectn batt n see if the lite clears-cud b just a glitch

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