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Service engine soon light

My 1998 Olds Aurora's service engine soon light came on a few days ago, but only stayed lit up for 2 days & hasn't lit back up since. Do I need to worry? I hadn't driven my car in 2 weeks before the light came on.

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I would have the codes pulled. Some autoparts stores will do this for free. there may be a code stored in the cars ECM (computer)

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