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Check engine soon?

I have an amber Service Engine Soon light on my car that indicates that there is a problem with the engine that should be looked at soon.

Your car has an OBD-II system on it that allows the code to be read by a scanner that can lead to diagnosing and repairing the problem.

Some cars have an 'idiot' light that comes on at certain service intervals usually controlled by the odometer.

This can be reset by the scanner.

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