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My engine light came on, i checked the oil and i

I have a 1996 jeep grand cherokee and my engine light came on, i checked the oil and i needed to add is this the main reason why my light just came on

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    is this the yellow check engine light?

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It depends on which light you are referring to. If it was the oil pressure light and the oil level was low, then adding the oil to the right level should have made the light go out unless there is another issue. If the light you refer to is the check engine light, however, then I would suggest taking the vehicle to an autoparts store and have them scan the computer for any fault codes stored. The check engine light is to alert you that the computer has noted a fault in one of the car's systems and getting the codes will show what the computer has identified so corrective action can be taken. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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    Bruce Canfield Sep 30, 2009

    Most autoparts stores will do the scan for free.

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Probably not. to make sure you need to go to a shop and get them to hook up the diagnostic machine to it and check the codes

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