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Check engine light came on have 80,00 mile on it get regular oil changes and is running fine what could this be

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  • dlebarge Oct 04, 2009

    had the scan and the auto parts store said it was a oil sensor, the told me that I needed an oil change???

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Could be as simple as not tightening gas cap properly after adding fuel, but your best bet would be to run into Big autoparts store like PepBoys, Autozone etc, and they will perform a free trouble code scan, which should point you in the right direction. If not, get back to us with codes that were retrieved from scan & we will assist you.

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The check engine light as nothing to do with engine oil, it is alerting you to the fact that a mafunction has occured in the electronic engine or emission control systems, in almost all cases you will feel no diff in the way the engine runs, you may experience reduced fuel mileage however, to find out what caused this light to come on u will need to have the OBD 2 electronic control module tested, anytime the light is turned on a trouble code(s) is set in memory of the control module/computer.

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    yadayada Oct 04, 2009

    an auto parts store is no a auto repair shop, they are in most cases wrong about things like this, it's your money though, it seems you don't have a yellow check engine light on, but a low oil pressure engine waring indicator, have this checked out asap as you may have low oil pressure, just changing a part is not good enough, have the engine oil pressure tested by a shop and if it is ok then replace the oil light sensor. I would suggest you get an owners manual for your car so you can familiarize yourself wit the diff indicators in your dash. Go to this link to buy a used owners manual



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