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Left a light on in my '96 civic and the battery was too weak to start the car, AAA came and jumped it and it was fine. Then 2 days later battery was dead and had it jumped again, and the MIL light came on. Drove to repair place and had battery replaced, now light is off. Could that have been reason the light came on? Do I still need to take it to get diagnostics?

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Low battery can cause a CEL. Take it to a parts store like Autozpne or PepBoys. Most will scan codes for free.

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