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Landcruiser engine malfunction light

Check engine light comes on and stays on

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Only a diagnostic computer will tell you why the light is on

Posted on Nov 27, 2013

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On any car that is 1996 or newer after a repair is made you must hook up a obd2 scanner or code reader to your cars computer and clear the trouble codes some auto part stores can do this at no charge. Autozone is 1 place that will do it for free. if you dont have a place near you . It can be done by unhooking the battery for a few minutes but clearing the codes with a scanner is best. If after having that done the light returns there is still a problem

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SOURCE: ENGINE MALFUNCTION LIGHT STAYS ON

If the light was flashing when it came on, then it means your engine is misfiring.

A solid light can mean anything.

This light comes on when the computer detects a fault of some sort in its diagnostic tests. If it keeps detecting this issue, the light will remain on. If the light turns off, then it has detected that the issue may no longer be present.

In order to find out what the exact reason was for your light, You need to have your car computer scanned to retrieve the code that the computer would have stored when the light triggered. Most garages will do this free of charge. The code will tell you what may have caused the light to initially go on

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Sounds like a loose or burnt wire going from the transmission to the engine. Please try to remember who changed the oil last and ask them if they will look for a loose or burnt wire. The professional oil changers get in a hurry and might have hit an important wire to the transmission. How many miles would help answer the question more thoroughly.

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usually a sensor has gone bad. have it check by a mechanic on the computer.

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you need to use a obd2 scan tool to find out the error message for why it is on.then you can fix the problem

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