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Mu check engine light is on and I just got it inspected. Do you think this is related?

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No, it shouldn't have anything to do with the inspection. You can have it checked for free at most parts stores. They will plug a scan tool into the cars diagnostic port, and can pull codes off the computer to determine why the light is on. They can provide info on what to do to correct the problem. If you still have questions, post the codes they find here w/ your questions.

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