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Engine light is on while driving---just started this morning----there is one half tank of gas; not overheating;gas cap is on tightly; why is engine light on?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    is this the check engine light, which would be a yellow color?

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Have the ECU scanned for codes at Autozone its usually free. Then do the repair the code describes.

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