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Simply came on after Oil Cap was not replaced but has since and light remains on

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The engine light just came on ....what could it be?


run the fault codes first to determine the failure
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check coolant levels , sump oil levels, over heating, transmission oil levels for obvious problems and the codes will report on sensors and the like

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Check gauges light on all the time. I replaced radiator cap and topped up coolant . Also checked and topped up engine oil, power steering fluid, brake fluid . All gauges show normal reading but the check...


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I had blinking vsc code and check engin light on. Took it to a dealer who ran diagnotic. Dealer said gas cap has failed and new charcoal canister is needed. Since the high cost of latter, I simply...


Don't worry about that light, if performance and fuel economy is good. The light is still a fault from the evaporative canister.. It should not affect performance. Just make sure the fuel cap is snug. Just perform The ODBII scan periodically to catch any future problems. The vacume diaphragm for canister purge should be unplugged and the vacume hose plugged. This will avoid engine from sucking fuel into the engine due to a ruptured diaphragm in the canister

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Engine light on


Your engine light can come on for about a million reasons. Its best to go to a part store most have computers and some will hook up your car at no charge and tell you the code its showing.

sometimes this can be simply you didn't tighten your gas cap all the way. Remove your gas cap, then put it back on and be sure it clicks 3 times. The engine light will not go out right away, it takes a few trips out, around 3-4, hope this is helpful. Good luck

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Check out the related help links,with solutions to troubleshoot the problem:-----Click the link below:-----------Common Causes of Car Oil Leaks? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/common-causes-of-car-oil-leaks.html
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I have the P0456 on my dodge caravan sxt 2007 with the keys.


http://www.obd-codes.com/p0456

This is usually caused by a gas cap that was not put on properly after a fill up. If this is the case then simply tighten the gas cap and the check engine light should go out in a few days with regular driving or reset with a code reader. You may have to replace the gas cap if the code remains. be sure to get the correct cap.

Check the link above for further tests.

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I just did a few repairs all at once. I replaced the oil pan gasket, oil filter and oil. I replaced the transmission fluid filter, transmission pan gasket and transmission fluid. I put in new spark...


I would guess one of the valves are sticking or the lifters, but to me it sounds like the oil pump is either clogged or not working. Which would explain the engine light and the tapping sound. I hope this helps Tim

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Oil CAP Not placed after Oil Change by CARx Engn Light on P0171


Well an engine vacuum leak can cause the P0171 code to come on and having an oil cap missing is a vacuum leak. The first response for this code is to replace the O2 sensor because that is what the code is for...bad O2 sensor reading. Now too much air from a vacuum leak can cause a lean condition in the exhaust. If they are going to replace the O2 sensor for free then let them..If you trust them to replace it. It is possible that the lean condition could have damaged the O2 sensor. You may find that after a few days of driving with the cap back on the check engine light might go back off. I do not think anaything would be permanently damaged as long as the oil level did not get too low and nothing got into the engine thru the open hole in the valve cover. Does the car seem to be running ok? No overheating, miss, ect.

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