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Check engine light comes on as gas level reached 1/4 tank which causes low fuel light to flash in my 98 MB SLK230...any idea as to the cause besides bad gas cap?

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Have you had the fault codes read? If not, why not take the car to an autoparts store and have them retrieve any codes stored in the computer. Most parts stores will do the scan for free. It could be an emission related problem, but getting the codes should narrow the cause down. The check engine light indicates the computer has noted a fault in one of the car's systems. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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