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Service engine soon light is on what does this mean?

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It means there is something not right with your vehicle. You can run a scan with an OBD2 diagnostic tool. some parts stores (if not all) will do the check for you or let you use there scanner. Take that information from the scanner (probably a code like, P0306 or something) ask them or come back here and ask to find out what that code means so you know why your engine light is on.

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SOURCE: 2004 pontiac grand am service engine soon light

I have the same car and if the gas cap is loos for any reason the service engine light will come on so check that. If it is it will turn off in a few days after you tighten it.

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Sounds like you have a bad wheel speed sensor. You need to have it scanned. Since it's been sitting, it might just be a bad connection to one of the speed sensors.

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you have to have the code read at a garage equiped with scanner to retrieve and eventually erase the code your car is running on safe mode not the best setup

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it means you have trouble codes in engine or trans controller..any performance difference of your vehicle?you need to have vehicle scanned to determine what is going on..let me know

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this light means that a fault has occured in the electronic engine and/or emission control system, any time this light is turned on there is a trouble code set into the memory of the Powertrain control module, PCM for short, there are over 200 poss problems that turn this light on.

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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