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My service engine soon light came on and was wondering what does that mean and what should i look for to fix?

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The Service engine soon light comes only when the computer control unit (called the PCM) senses a fault in the electronic controls of the engine and/or the emission system, there are about 200 possible faults that turn the light on, to know what has developed a problem you must have the system tested, this is called an OBD2 fault code test, Kragen and Autozone parts stores do this testing for free.

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There is an issue then needs to be addressed, if there is an Auto Zone or Parts Source in your area. The scan free of charge and will have the parts and the recommendation to addressing your service engine soon issue. It could even be as simple as a faulty gas cap to needing a tune up, regardless. Get the Saturn scanned for the DTC codes and go from there.
Thank you for using fixya and keep me posted, be glad to help you get your car running 100% again soon

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