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I was driving with the A/C on yesterday and the light came on "Service engine Soon"What may that indicate, I recently had some minor exhaust work done, not sure if that may have somthing to do with this.Any advice would be greatly appreciate.Thanks for your time and have a wonderful day.

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    Sue09 Jul 11, 2010

    Thank-you for your quick reply.I was just wondering what that would involve.What exactly would a mechanic have to do and what cost is would be to me.

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Your car has a service time/mileage computer inbuilt.when is says service is due thats exactly what it means GET IT SERVICED.....soon.

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  • geoff hunter Jul 12, 2010

    as i am in the uk the costing is unknown.but you should have an oil service every 10k,with a major service at 50k,you can use a sevice centre to keep cost down.we use quick fit(or d.i.y.)

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Service Engine Soon - means that the computer has stored a hard code for your automobile's engine.

Have the car scanned with an OBD-II scanner. This will tell you what system is giving you trouble. and can lead to a solution if appropriate parts are replaced.

good luck on this.

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